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Roost Modern Italian

524 E Fifth Street, Dayton, OH
937-222-3100
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Took my family which was a party of seven for dinner. The staff couldn't be nicer and food was fabulous. My son attends UD and we will definitely be back.

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New Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Went to Roost with a small group. The Oregon area is very neat with beautiful old houses and eclectic shops (some a bit edgy). Roost sits at one end and is a wonderful place with both indoor and outdoor seating. The food was very good, definitely a modern take on Italian. Definitely get the mussel appetizer, very clean and fresh.... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Quaint and peaceful setting. Delicious foods and a great wine and drink list in the heart of Dayton's Oregon District. Distinctive indoor dining and a small porch for al fresco dining that gives you the feel of an Italian side street. We have tried several of the appetizers here and none have disappointed.

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Cincinnati
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89 reviews 89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Visited Roost for a mid-week dinner. I called ahead for a reservation and when we arrived we were seated promptly and presented with a wine list and a cocktail list. The cocktail list was relatively diverse and a number of the cocktails appeared to include either house made ingredients or twists on classic cocktails. I always enjoy house made ingredients... More

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Recently had the pleasure of dining at Roost (great selection by my date!). Atmosphere is fun and casual. The food was delicious- great presentation, service was attentive and pleasant. I would definitely go back.

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Visited here for a date night. The Roost did not disappoint. From entering the front door to the end, the customer service was impeccable. My fiancée had the Mahi Mahi special and I went with the mushroom crusted scallops and everything was perfect. You cannot go wrong here. Great food, perfect ambiance and excellent cut timer service makes a winning... More

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Xenia, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I ate here this past week with 5 others. The presentation was great. The patio seating was fun. Service was good. But I cannot believe shrimp and grits should have a quarter inch of oil floating on top of the bowl. Tooooo greasy! And I had to search for the chorizo. This recipe needs to be taste tested by some... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Rthr Roost has it all; great food, service, ambience, etc. Whatever mood you're in, this can accomodate you. Inside or outside or just a seat at the bar. Up here in the North, i had the best shrimp and grits I've ever had and I've tried a lot all over the South. The arugula/watermelon/feta salad I had with the shrimp... More

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Venice
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115 reviews 115 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We arrived a little early for our 7:30 reservation. The hostess seated us and we waited for our friends to arrive. I ordered a Chenin Blanc and my husband ordered a Cincinnati IPA. The Parmesan fries that come with your meal are absolutely incredible! Delicious! Our server was Emily and she was very patient, professional and friendly. Our group ordered:... More

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Wayzata, Minnesota, United States
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99 reviews 99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

6 of us sat on the patio and really enjoyed our dinner. 3 of us ordered the pesto pasta with asiago chicken and it was fantastic. One ordered scallops and said they were excellent also. Our server was terrific, as were the cocktails. Wine prices are very reasonable. Nice choice in the Oregon area of Dayton.

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Address: 524 E Fifth Street, Dayton, OH
Phone Number: 937-222-3100
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
Cuisine: Italian

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