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Roost Modern Italian

524 E Fifth Street, Dayton, OH
937-222-3100
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Tulsa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had dinner while in Dayton, and the food was great! I had scallops (on the waiter's recommendation) and my wife had lasagna verde, both of which were great. The waiter was courteous and attentive. A great place!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 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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88 reviews 88 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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116 reviews 116 reviews
93 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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Address: 524 E Fifth Street, Dayton, OH
Phone Number: 937-222-3100
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
Cuisine: Italian

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