Slyder’s: A Comfortable Gathering Spot in Belmont

Basking in the warm, inviting glow of Lounge Lizardom “Serving since 1948” is a slogan only a handful of bars in town can use. Luckily for the Lounge Lizards, Slyder’s, in Belmont, can. Entering the bar — named after first owner Ralph Slyder — is like stepping into a time warp. Although it doesn’t take […]

Secrets Behind Slyder’s Sinfully Juicy Burgers

Here’s a fact: you haven’t truly eaten in Dayton until you’ve had a burger from Slyder’s Tavern.  The 65-year-old business at 836 Watervliet Ave. in Dayton’s Belmont neighborhood consistently appears on — often topping — local best burgers list. Heck, we’d put it up against the state’s top burgers, too.  As Joe Garnito, the tavern’s fifth owner, explains better than […]

Leadbelly Boys’ Top Cheeseburgers

Some folks come to Slyder’s in the Belmont neighborhood for the old-fashioned, smoky neighborhood-bar charm. Some come for the very good chili. Others know there’s a pool table in the back room. We will be going back for the cheeseburgers; they’re first-rate. It says `Belmont’s Best Burgers’ on the menu, and that doesn’t go far […]

Scroll to top