Wheat Penny Oven And Bar
Opens at 11:00 AM

Wheat Penny Oven And Bar

$ • Pizza • American • Italian
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Location and hours

515 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45410
Sunday - Monday
Tuesday - Thursday
11:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
Friday
11:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMenu
Saturday
11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMenu
11:00 AM - 02:00 PMBrunch

515 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45410 • More info


  • Family Meal Packs

    • Family Green Lasagna with Cheese and Tomato

      Homemade spinach pasta layered with housemade ricotta cheese scented with nutmeg, and a light, fresh tomato sauce. Simple, delicate, authentic, and so good. Includes salad, feeds 4 adults
      $60.00
  • Appetizers

    • Eggplant Fries

      Crispy rice coating and yogurt sauce.
      $6.95
    • Meatballs

      Tender beef and pork meatballs on cheesy polenta with red wine sauce. Served with warm focaccia bread. *Our house made meatballs contains focaccia breadcrumbs and cheese so they are not gluten or dairy free
      $8.95
    • Bruschetta

      Grilled bread with sauteed rapini and smoked provolone.
      $6.95
    • Eggplant and Porcini Meatballs

      With a light tomato sauce and pecorino and parmesan cheese.
      $7.95
    • Warm Focaccia Bread

      Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Pecorino and Parmesan Cheese
      $6.95
    • Pepperoni Gumbo- Cup

      served with a piece of house-made focaccia
      $4.50
    • Pepperoni Gumbo- Bowl

      served with a piece of house-made focaccia
      $6.50
    • Soup of the Day- Cup

      served with a piece of house-made focaccia
      $4.50
    • Soup of the Day- Bowl

      served with a piece of house-made focaccia
      $6.50
  • Salads

    • Kale Salad 2.0

      A different kale salad than our original, and so good! Thin ribbons of Lacinato kale are dressed with a lemony vinaigrette spiked with roasted garlic, Parmesan and Romano cheeses and toasted chile flakes, then plated and topped with a tangle of pickled radish and carrot, avocado, and a shower of olive oil-toasted breadcrumbs. A riot of textures and flavors to make kale salad cool again! The staff loves it--you gotta try it!
      $8.95
    • Almost Summer Caprese

      Housemade mozzarella, thickly sliced and served with grilled summer squash, Garlic-braised Mushrooms, Charred Mad River Garlic Grower’s Garlic Scapes and a splash of extra virgin olive oil
      $8.95
    • Dressed Greens Salad

      A variety of seasonal greens with your choice of gorgonzola, white wine vinaigrette, roasted garlic dressing or buttermilk dressing.
      $5.95
    • Slice of Ice Salad

      Cherry tomatoes, cubes of provolone, a lively roasted garlic dressing, and a scattering of sliced pepperoni blasted in the oven till it’s cupped and crispy and all piled on a slab of chilled iceberg.
      $8.95
    • Arugula and Shaved Cauliflower Salad

      Shaved Parmesan, orange zest, smoked salt, housemade lemon oil.
      $8.95
    • Antipasto Salad- Currently NOT available

      A big salad made up of classic Italian before-dinner nibbles makes a terrific lunch. Salami, aged provolone and mozzarella cheeses, sweet/spicy Peppedew peppers, cherry tomatoes and marinated mushrooms all mingle with various salad greens, get splashed with an oregano-scented red wine vinaigrette, are showered with Parmigiano Reggiano and served with foccacia bread. Add a grilled chicken breast for $2.00
      Sold out
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      $12.95
  • Eat Your Vegetables

    • Green Beans with Soy Sauce Vinaigrette and Anchovy Mayonnaise

      I stole these from Girl and the Goat in Chicago. They are savory, juicy and hit all the right umami noes.
      $7.95
    • Roasted Yukon Potatoes

      Split, flattened and roasted with olive oil, coarse salt and freshly ground pepper till crispy ‘round the edges.
      $6.95
    • Asparagus Mixed Grill

      Indiana asparagus, marinated artichokes and zucchini are grilled and tumbled over a shmear of lemon mayonnaise then sprinkled with parmesan and romano cheese
      $9.95
  • Sandwiches

    • Wheat Penny Burger

      The kitchen is proud of our special blend of 70% chuck, 15% short rib and 15% brisket, resulting in a juicy, nicely-textured and flavorful burger! Our default way to serve the burger is with just the juicy burger on the toasted bun. However we're more than happy to add any of the following toppings you'd like- cheese, lettuce, pickles, sliced onion (any or all) and your choice of classic condiments. Just let us know what you'd like!. Served with jojos or vinaigrette-dressed greens. **Our default temp is medium-well; if you’d like your burger cooked differently, please specify**
      $14.00
    • Mushroom Milanese Sandwich

      A big portabello mushroom breaded with panko crumbs, then deep-fried till golden brown and crispy-crunchy. Served hot on freshly-made focaccia bread with a fistful of arugula and a smear of salsa verde, an Italian green sauce made with parsley, capers, olive oil, lemon, and love. Served with jojos or vinaigrette-dressed greens.
      $13.00
    • The Philadelphia Sandwich

      Pork Shoulder braised to juicy tenderness is teamed up with provolone cheese and one of our favorite vegetables, rapini. This quintessential Italian cousin to broccoli is a traditional match with pork--in pasta, in soups and on Sunday dinner platters, but especially in this iconic Italian sandwich beloved in Philadelphia. You can even get them at the airport! Juicy, garlicky perfection served on our house-made Ciabatta roll. Served with housemade jojos or vinagrette-dressed greens.
      $14.00
    • Chicago Style Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

      We gently pound a chicken breast and coat it with our parmesan panko breadcrumbs. It is quickly fried to order and topped with pizza sauce, a slice of our housemade mozzarella and fresh basil. Mayor Daley would be pleased! Served with housemade Jojos or vinaigrette-dressed greens.
      $14.95
    • Burger of the Week

      Our signature short rib, chuck and brisket beef patty topped with seasonal items that change weekly. Please call for this week's burger: 937-496-5268
      $14.00
  • Pasta and More

    • Grilled Shrimp, Broccolini and Peppers with Polenta

      Grilled with the vegetables, tumbled over polenta parmigiana and garnished with lemon oil and a drizzle of salsa verde.
      $19.00
    • Green Lasagna with Cheese and Tomato

      A labor of love. Homemade spinach pasta comes rolling forth from the pasta machine brilliantly green and very thin. It is layered with housemade ricotta cheese scented with nutmeg, and a light, fresh tomato sauce--eons away from the heavy, dense lasagna of the past. Simple, delicate, authentic, and so good.
      $17.00
    • Rigatoni with Pesto Trapanese - Full Order

      This Sicilian take on pesto is hearty and bursting with flavor, and nothing like the more famous basil pesto from Genoa. Instead, oven-roasted cherry tomatoes and crunchy almonds are the base, supported by garlic and olive oil. This rustic sauce is perfect to toss with rigatoni pasta, finished with a garnish of toasted breadcrumbs and Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Just let your server know if you would like our housemade Gluten Free Rigatoni instead!
      $21.00
    • Rigatoni with Pesto Trapanese - Half Order

      This Sicilian take on pesto is hearty and bursting with flavor, and nothing like the more famous basil pesto from Genoa. Instead, oven-roasted cherry tomatoes and crunchy almonds are the base, supported by garlic and olive oil. This rustic sauce is perfect to toss with rigatoni pasta, finished with a garnish of toasted breadcrumbs and Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Just let your server know if you would like our housemade Gluten Free Rigatoni instead!
      $13.00
    • Full order Tagliatelle with Ham, Peas, Cream and Parmesan (housemade Gluten Free Rigatoni Available)

      Grist’s exceptional hand-cut flat noodles are tossed with Italian seasonal ingredients in this classic pasta bringing smoky, salty, sweet and richness to every bite.
      $22.00
    • Half order Tagliatelle with Mushrooms, Peas, Cream and Parmesan (housemade Gluten Free Rigatoni Available)

      Grist’s exceptional hand-cut flat noodles are tossed with Italian seasonal ingredients in this classic pasta bringing smoky, salty, sweet and richness to every bite.
      $13.50
    • Half order Tagliatelle with Mushrooms, Peas, Cream and Parmesan (housemade Gluten Free Rigatoni Available)

      Grist’s exceptional hand-cut flat noodles are tossed with Italian seasonal ingredients in this classic pasta bringing smoky, salty, sweet and richness to every bite.
      $13.50
    • Full order Tagliatelle with Mushrooms, Peas, Cream and Parmesan (housemade Gluten Free Rigatoni Available)

      Grist’s exceptional hand-cut flat noodles are tossed with Italian seasonal ingredients in this classic pasta bringing smoky, salty, sweet and richness to every bite.
      $22.00
  • Pizzas

    • Okie Dokie Artichokie Pizza

      A white pizza with Bechamel, Spinach, Fontina, Artichoke Hearts and Garlic Bits
      $14.95
    • Siciliano Pizza

      Orange-scented castelvetrano olives, ricotta, toasted almonds.
      $13.95
    • Veganator Pizza

      A red or white pizza with smoked jackfruit, spinach, peppers, onions, and cashew ricotta.
      $14.95
      Vegan
    • Unbeetable Pizza

      Beet Pesto Base, Spinach, Whipped Goat Cheese or Vegan Cashew Ricotta
      $13.95
    • Taylor Street Pizza

      Italian pork sausage, spinach, garlic-braised, and mushrooms.
      $13.95
    • Mr. White Pizza

      A white pizza with smoked provolone, mozzarella, fontina, parmesan, and rosemary.
      $13.95
    • Tarte Flambe

      A white pizza with Bechamel, Nueske’s Bacon, Braised Onions, Fresh Thyme
      $14.95
    • Angry Sal Pizza

      An olive oil base with Italian pork sausage, fresh mozzarella, basil, and spicy tomato sauce on top.
      $13.95
    • Angela Pizza

      A white margarita with fresh mozzarella, sliced Roma tomato, and basil.
      $13.95
    • Philomena Pizza

      Sliced meatballs, sweet peppers, and onions, oregano.
      $13.95
    • Chimi Picante Pizza

      A white pizza with braised pork, smoked provolone, peppadew peppers, and chimichurri- the Argentinian fresh herb, vinegar, and olive oil sauce.
      $14.95
    • Tommaso Pizza

      Grapes, Roman sauce, aged blue cheese, and crispy shoestring onions.
      $14.95
    • Hawaii 4-0 Pizza

      Ham, charred pineapple, fresh jalapenos, and cilantro.
      $13.95
    • Small Build Your Own Pizza

      Pizza sauce, provolone, and mozzarella cheeses.
      $10.95
    • Large Build Your Own Pizza

      Pizza sauce, provolone, and mozzarella cheeses.
      $16.95
    • Wrigley Field

      House Roasted Italian Beef, Chicago-style Giardiniera
      $13.95
    • The Matterhorn

      A white pizza with shaved spec and house made ricotta drizzled with spicy rosemary honey and a few grinds of fresh black pepper
      $14.95
    • Vegan Unbeetable Pizza

      Beet pesto, "Follow your Heart" vegan cheese, Spinach, House made Cashew Ricotta
      $14.95
    • Vegan Tommaso Pizza

      Red sauce, "Follow your Heart" vegan cheese, grapes, cashew ricotta, fried shoestring onions, balsamic reduction
      $13.95
    • That’s The Way Uh-huh Uh-huh Pizza

      Pepperoni and roasted sweet peppers.
      $13.95
  • Desserts

    • Arnie's Chocolate Cake

      Served with salted caramel sauce and whipped cream
      $6.95
    • Atlantic Beach Pie

      A silky lemon-lime custard filling in a crushed and sweetened saltine cracker pie crust . Yum!
      $6.95
    • Warm Strawberry Crisp- served with vanilla ice cream

      Fresh strawberries are mixed with butter, cinnamon and a squeeze of lemon juice, then topped with a layer of gluten-free oat-pecan streusel and baked until brown and bubbly. Served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream packed separately.
      $6.95
  • Plate Dinners

    • Crispy Brick Chicken Thighs

      Superior-quality, all-natural chicken thighs are boned out, seasoned and cooked juicy and crispy under a brick.
      $26.00
    • Grilled Strip Steak with Porcini Rub

      This 12 oz. beauty is rubbed with a housemade spice mix of dried porcini mushrooms, coarse salt, crushed black pepper and Spanish paprika, grilled to charred and juicy. Served with your choice of two sides.
      $34.00
    • Cauliflower T-Bone

      A thick center-cut slice of cauliflower is poached in aromatic broth, then cooked to a deep, burnished brown on the flat top until it looks like a steak! Garnished with a rough-chopped salsa-ish sauce full of things cauliflower loves--olives, garlic, raisins, orange segments, herbs and good olive oil. A savory, dramatic, center-of-the-plate take on a favorite vegetable. Served with your choice of two sides.
      $22.00
    • Prime Dry-aged Bone-in Ribeye

      Treat yourself to the intensified flavor of this 30-day dry-aged prime beef steak. The steaks are wet-aged 30 days, then racked to dry, and the magic begins. The meat becomes beefier and the fat more flavorful. The texture becomes silky and tender. The rib bone is split, and accounts for about ¾ ounce of the 12 oz. weight. Seasoned with kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, grilled to your liking, finished with butter and served with two sides of your choice.
      $40.00
    • Seared Salmon with Blackberry-Basil Butter

      Aukra Norwegian salmon is ocean-farmed, with no antibiotics or growth hormones. We season it with coarse salt and pepper, sear it on our hot iron griddle and dab it with a fresh blackberry butter that melts into the fish and goes with Pinot Noir like nobody’s business. Salmon will be prepared to medium temperature with the blackberry butter on the side. Served with your choice of two sides.
      $26.00
  • Sides

    • Grilled Broccolini

      $4.95
    • Green Beans

      $4.95
    • Jojo Potatoes

      $3.95
    • Mashed Cauliflower

      $4.95
    • Onion Rings

      $5.95
    • Polenta

      $4.95
    • Rapini

      $4.95
    • Garlicky Sauteed Spinach

      $4.95
    • Spaghetti Squash

      $4.95