March is National Women's Month and with that comes a time to celebrate the ways women lead, own businesses, make history, and are flat out AWESOME! Continue reading to learn more about a few women-owned businesses in the greater Dayton area.

*This list is an ever growing list and does not contain ALL women-owned businesses in Dayton and Montgomery County. If you know of a business you feel should be added, reach out to us and we will be happy to add it if appropriate! 

Beck + Call

504 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

Beck+Call is a women-owned, women + children clothing, accessory, bath and body and home goods shop promoting women, moms and feminists in and around Dayton, Ohio. 

Luna Gifts & Botanicals

261 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45402  MAKE A LINK

Luna is filled with lovely plants and many unique gifts for all of the people you love. They’ve sought to fulfill a little niche in downtown Dayton.  This shop is filled with beautiful things that most would love to find while out exploring, and enjoying the greater Dayton neighborhood. The owners strive to provide everyone who comes through their door a truly unique experience; whether it's for a plant, gift, or just to chat!

Heart Mercantile

438 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

Heart Mercantile is a snarky shop filled with clothing, home goods, local/handmade, Dayton-centric gifts, jewelry, and much more. Located in the Oregon District it's a great place to pop in to while enjoying shopping, a meal or show in the District.  

Puff Apothecary

605 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402 

Puff Apothecary is a natural hair boutique and studio that offers plant based products and specializes in natural hair; curls, braids and locs. They also offer local pick-up and shipping options of all the products listed on their website. 

Baba Love Organics

116 W Fifth St Dayton, OH 45402

Baba Love Organics is a sustainable and plant based skin care luxury that is ethically sourced and handcrafted locally in small batches using raw and organic ingredients. Their products are crafted using 85-100% certified organic and fair-trade ingredients including plant based fruit and vegetable oils as well as butters and botanicals that contain zero harsh chemicals or preservatives.

Clash Dayton

521 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

Clash is a boutique/gallery located in the Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio. They sell local art and handmade items, vintage and modern clothing, costumes and various other unique finds!

Speakeasy Yoga

510 E 3rd St Dayton, OH 45402

Whether you're looking for yoga, meditation, workshops, training, or more classes to support your yoga and movement practice, Speakeasy has a variety of offerings you owe it to yourself to check-out!

Wheat Penny Oven & Bar

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515 Wayne Ave Dayton, OH 45410

A pizza-centric restaurant featuring rustic, creative dishes and a bar that serves fresh, cocktails.  


5531 Far Hills Ave Dayton, OH 45429

The Meadowlark Restaurant is contemporary cooking, from scratch, made and served with local pride. The menu features high-quality ingredients cooked simply but imaginatively with lively, bright-tasting flavors. The cooking is geared toward the American palate with a twist.



20 S 1st St, Miamisburg, OH 45342

At Watermark, the dishes are all freshly prepared, and all of the sauces, dressings, and desserts are house-made. Chef Maria invites you to visit us soon and often and promises to strive to provide a wonderful experience for all of their guests!

Press Coffee 

257 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45402 | 732 Watervliet Ave, Dayton, OH 45420

Press Coffee Bar started in 2011 to share love of quality coffee and beautifully designed spaces with the people of Dayton, Ohio. In 2014,  Wood Burl Coffee was founded and it began roasting a rotating selection of single-origin coffees. Now with 2 shops one in Downtown and the other in Belmont, Press is one of Dayton's favorite coffee spots!

Wholly Grounds

825 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45410

Wholly Grounds is a community oriented coffee shop dedicated to serving ethically and socially produced goods.

St. Anne the Tart

1500 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45403

If the aromas of coffee brewing, sugar caramelizing and loaves baking make you happy, then this is where you’re going to find yourself quite often.

Third Perk Coffeehouse & Wine Bar

146 E 3rd St Dayton OH 45402 Dayton, OH 45402

Third Perk Coffee House & Wine Bar's mission is to provide an establishment that will offer its patrons excellent coffee products throughout the day and wines during the evenings in a friendly sophisticated atmosphere.

Mikesell’s Potato Chips

Mikesell's Potato Chips has been around for over 100 years, that's longer then almost every other snack brand! When you taste them you'll know why after over 100 years people keep coming back for more!

Smales Pretzel Bakery 

210 Xenia Ave Dayton, OH 45410

Family owned and operated for over 100 years Smales serves up both soft and hard pretzels in retail or wholesale quantities. 

Space Three

39 S Saint Clair Street, Dayton, OH 45402

Good things come in threes. Two amigos just doesn’t have the same ring. Rock-paper would be a lousy game. Who are Kelly and Michelle without Queen B? It turns out spaces are best in threes, too. You have your home. You have your work. And now you have Space Three Gym. A space for your mind, body, and soul. Space to breathe, sweat, and stretch. 

Vidia’s Closet

27 South. Saint Clair St. Dayton, OH 45402

Vidia's Closet offers fashion forward style that caters to all shapes, and sizes while offering unique authentic pieces that not only makes you more beautiful, but reassures and gives you confidence!

Grist Provisions

46 W. 5th Street Dayton, OH 45402

Grist Provisions offers a wide variety of pasta, sauces, desserts, bread and imported products for sale.  Purchase your favorites for carry-out of enjoy their dine-in option with their full menu being served from 11:00am to 6:00 pm daily?

Grace Lane Boutique

133 E 4th St, Dayton, OH 45402
Grace Lane Boutique's passion is to encourage, inspire and empower women through fashion. Looking and feeling good is empowering.

Twist Cupcakery


25 S Saint Clair St, Dayton, OH 45402

Twist Cupcakery is a cupcake and custom cake bakery located in the heart of Downtown Dayton, Ohio.  Purchase and enjoy baked goods at their Saint Clair location or take advantage of catering options!


Some Other Amazing Women Owned Businesses 

Top Knot Kitchen 

The Wild Banana Food Truck

Sprouting Dreams LLC

Alternate Solutions Health Network 

Sawdey Solution Services

UES Inc.

Bob Ross Auto Group 

Kingsgate Logistics

Select Industries Corp

Shumsky/Boost Engagement

Woodhull LLC

Liberty Health Care Corp. 

Tom Smith Industries Inc.

WENCO Construction Co. LLC

Azimuth Corporation

Ink Technologies 

Buckeye Home Health Care

Jacobs Telephone Contractors Inc.

Korrect Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning

Alto Health Care Staffing Inc. 


Active Electric Inc. 

Wallace Insurance Services LLC

Apex Mechanical Systems Inc. 


Vocalink Global 

Horizon Home HealthCare