Dining and Drinking
Joel Palmer House
Offering fine dining in a beautifully restored 1857 Victorian in downtown Dayton, the Joel Palmer House is a nationally acclaimed restaurant. Chef/owner Christopher Czarnecki, a 4th generation restaurateur, features wild mushroom and truffle themed regional cuisine combined with an extensive wine list of Oregon vintages. 600 Ferry St. (503) 864-2995. www.joelpalmerhouse.com
Archie’s Ice Cream and Eatery
Located on Dayton’s town square, this ice cream parlor and sandwich shop serves up Oregon’s own Umpqua ice cream in hand scooped cones and sundaes. Sisters Ashley and Lindsey Archibald and their father Scott styled Archie’s Ice Cream Shoppe with a retro vibe and repurposed architectural elements such as the old doors made into counters and hung from the ceiling. 410 4th Street, Facebook page
The Block House Cafe
The Block House Cafe serves up authentic American comfort food in the restored and repurposed historic 1886 Dayton First Baptist Church. Sip a cup of Caravan coffee accompanied by their breakfast speciality, the sinfully delicious cinnamon roll pancake, or for a lunch repast, a hand pressed burger made with local Turley Farm beef and a cup of their freshly made soup of the day.
301 Main St. (503) 864-8412. www.theblockhousecafe.com
Lone Star BBQ
Lone Star is a BBQ Restaurant offering slow smoked southern style cooking, burgers, and Tex-Mex. Stop by for their delicious BBQ, homemade soups and super stuffed potatoes. They cater events of all sizes as well.
312 Ferry St., www.facebook.com/lonestarbbqcatering
Located at 303 Main Street, Dayton Mercantile features a unique mix of gift items for women, men and children, home accents and local food products. Enjoy stoneware pottery pieces, candles, jewelry, wine barrel decor and furniture, towels, locally made chocolate and honey, and other curated selections of art and gift items.
303 Main Street, Suite 1A, 503-864-3283.
Tienda Y Video Zukaza
This general store offers groceries, baked goods and other supplies, specializing in authentic Mexican grocery products. They also have a collection of rental videos.
308 Ferry Street, 503-864-4077.
Hair and Beauty
216 Ferry Street
Dayton, Oregon 97114