Buy one footlong for regular price and get the second for $1.14 all day in honor of OUR 14th anniversary at The Root Beer Stande!
Many things have changed along Woodman Drive over the years, but the little stand at 1727 has withstood the test of time for decades. Many neighbors have come and gone through the area, but the Root Beer Stande is almost like an island lost in time.
The concept seems much rarer today than it once was, but the little stande is a cruise-in eatery; you drive in and the servers wait on you at your car. Your order comes on a tray that attaches to the side of the door. Old favorites music plays overhead.
Of course, you have to try the House Root Beer; while the place opened as an A&W stand in 1963, it got into making its own recipe and hasn't looked back. Myself, I'm a fan of the foot-long hot dogs, and I always have been; they're simple and pleasant; topped with a little chili and onions. There's no need to complicate an old favorite.
The real story of this place, though, comes in the people who have patronized it for years, decades, even generations. You see a lot of people coming here who grew up on the place; having loved it as kids and now bringing kids of their own. The love for the place is palpable, and a quick hop on their own site shows the restaurant's great love for its fans as well. This is one Dayton establishment that simply must be experienced.
The current owner of the Root Beer Stande took over in 2008, and they are celebrating their 14th anniversary today, Monday, July 11 with a "Buy one footlong for regular price and get the second for $1.14" special all day.
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