Food & Drink in Mason


Select Local Merchants

  • Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees
    The Winans family has been making lives a little sweeter for more than a century. During the Great Depression, townspeople would flock to the family?s bakery in Piqua with their sugar rations. Owner Wayne Winans would take that sugar and turn it into freshly baked cookies?a small pick-me-up at a time when even small pick-me-ups were a luxury. Years later, Wayne?s sons, Max and Dick, carried the family torch into the 1960s, when the first Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees was born. Today, the Winans family continues to do what it does best at three Ohio locations. All of the business?s chocolates are handmade, with no preservatives or fillers, and never cryogenically frozen. The family?s emphasis on freshness carries over to their coffee, too, which has frequently been named the area's best by the readers of the Dayton Business Journal and the Dayton Daily News. The secret is in their roasting process?their small, 15-pound roaster requires them to roast the beans in small batches, which leads to a more consistent product. Once the beans are ready, coffee artisans carefully combine them with other roasts to create a vast assortment of flavors, which includes 11 house coffee blends, 12 flavored coffees, and even more seasonal selections.
    Read More
    49 U.S. 22
    Maineville, OH US
  • Aponte's Pizzeria
    At age 11, while other Jersey kids were playing ball up the block, Tony Aponte was treating his four siblings to pizzas in the family kitchen. More than three decades have passed since those days. Tony has found new digs. He's moved to Ohio to be closer to his three daughters. But he is still crafting pizzas, drawing on those childhood experiences and a greatly expanded palette of toppings and ingredients available at Aponte's Pizzeria, which was featured on The Food Network's Restaurant Impossible. In the pies he makes now, house-made sauce, hand-tossed white or wheat dough, and fistfuls of whole-milk cheese support capicola, genoa salami, grilled peppers, and artichoke hearts. While pulling apart slices, guests at Aponte?s Pizzeria can drink from a full bar or glance up at five flat-screen TVs to check sports scores or see if the anchorman is still wearing their friendship bracelet. Sports photos and team insignias pepper the marinara-red walls, and the tables clatter with plates of subs and baked pastas.
    Read More
    312 Reading Rd.
    Mason, OH US
  • Dao Modern Asian Cuisine
    A huge circular teppanyaki grill sends up plumes of fragrant smoke from the focal point of Dao Modern Asian Cuisine’s dining room as chefs deftly sizzle up meats and seafood across its surface. Aside from a venue for the chef’s showmanship, the grill serves as a conspicuous sign of Dao Modern Asian Cuisine’s commitment to cooking dishes fresh to order. In addition to Chinese stir fries, chefs showcase dozens of other Asian specialties: they simmer Thai curries, roll up more than 30 sushi rolls, and fuse together Korean classics such as bibimbap. Additionally, chefs offer a smattering of vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Dao Modern Asian Cuisine introduces Western eyes to Eastern-style architecture, exemplified by the restaurant’s pagoda-style façade. Asian hanging lamps, dark wooden ceiling risers, and golden sheets of glass emblazon the dining room and create an elegant atmosphere where eaters with nomadic tastes can sample international dishes sans fanny pack.
    Read More
    5065 Deerfield Blvd.
    Mason, OH US
  • Cafe Bella
    Helmed by owner Freweini “Bella” Andemicael, Cafe Bella's menu rattles off hearty Mediterranean and Italian fare, along with authentic African Eritrean dishes available each Wednesday. Bella’s hummus teams up with pickled red peppers, feta cheese, and a warm pita ($7), and lentil and vegetable soup spices itself with mild curry ($2 for a cup, $4 for a bowl) on the dinner menu. Tortellini packed with bacon, mushrooms, and nutmeg receives a parmesan cream coating ($15), and a juicy fillet mignon ($27) and a plate of scallops paired with spinach, pesto, and goat cheese along with mashed potatoes and blackberry balsamic ($20) fight for space in your stomach.
    Read More
    5948 Snider Rd
    Mason, OH US
  • Lucky Dog Grille
    Lucky Dog Grille's inviting environs serve up a menu of flavorful pub fare in comfortable noshing quarters for the whole family. Their plump, aromatic Big Dog wings send tongues aflutter, being slathered in one of your choice of 14 sauces and served with a side of palate-cooling ranch or blue cheese sauce ($5.49 for an order of six, $10.49 for 12, $15.99 for 18). Sample the lightly breaded fried pickles, golden brown and sidekicked with ranch ($5.49), or prove the conservative cheese forecast wrong with crispy, skin-on potato skin flats ($6.99). A host of handy handhelds like the spicy feta wrap ($7.99) and BBQ bacon steak Philly sandwich ($8.99) are equally capable of quelling vicious hunger pangs, or doubling as makeshift melee weapons during unexpected Plesiosaur attacks.
    Read More
    729 Reading Road
    Mason, OH US
  • Bravo Cucina Italiana
    Win her over on your next dinner date — Bravo Cucina Italiana is an ideal date spot for those who heart Italian cuisine. It s easy to find fare you love at Bravo Cucina Italiana, though fat levels are anything but low. The drink list at Bravo Cucina Italiana has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). Little guys and gals will also love dining at Bravo Cucina Italiana, which offers a family-friendly environment (and menu). Free wireless Internet is also available at Bravo Cucina Italiana, so bring your tablet or laptop along. Enjoy the luxury of eating a delicious meal outside at Bravo Cucina Italiana. Diners who appreciate a no-frills environment come to Bravo Cucina Italiana in jeans and a hoodie. If you're strapped for time, take out food from Bravo Cucina Italiana. You can also serve food from Bravo Cucina Italiana at your next party — the restaurant offers catering. Bravo Cucina Italiana is home to many cyclists who appreciate the parking racks outside. If you don't want a night that will cost you an arm and a leg but you do want a delicious meal, come to Bravo Cucina Italiana. Bravo Cucina Italiana has three square meals a day on the menu, so swing by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
    Read More
    5045 Deerfield Blvd
    Mason, OH US

Groupon Guide

Advertisement