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Jay's Seafood Restaurant

225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
937-222-2892
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Ranked #54 of 676 Restaurants in Dayton
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is definitely my favorite restaurant in Dayton and is reserved for special occasion and date nights. I have been dining here for 30+ years and can't remember a time I was ever disappointed except the time they told me they were out of chocolate mousse. Anything on the menu is great because the seafood is so fresh. The only... More

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Centerville, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Jay's has a long established history in Dayton and provides a great historical atmosphere not to far off the main drag of the Oregon District. A must for good seafood and an amazing wine and beer selection

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Dayton, OH
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is the place to go in Dayton for seafood. Crab lesgs are outatanding. Tuna is outstanding. Get it rare. All the dishes are very good. Servers are very knowledgeable and have been there a long time. Can't go wrong.

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Dayton, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There food is exceptional & service is great. The drinks at the bar was grand. Their menu has anything you may want. Love eating here.

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Centerville, Ohio
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1,293 reviews 1,293 reviews
871 restaurant reviews
2,476 helpful votes 2,476 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Jay's Seafood Restaurant is one of Dayton’s premier restaurants. We have been around long enough to remember the Old Yankee tavern that Jay ran in the south suburbs. Jay and family know seafood, Dayton, and wine. Jay's Seafood Restaurant is probably the best downtown Dayton restaurant, and is within walking distance of the Convention Center and downtown hotels. While we... More

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Brookville, Ohio, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm all for eating at locally owned places. The location and atmosphere are great. The food and services was good. The price is a little steep, even with a groupon. Expect to pay around $50 per person. My only complaint is the salad that comes with your meal, the dressing are homemade (which is a plus), but you can get... More

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A friend called as asked me if I wanted to go out to dinner. I said yes and we met at Jay's. Service was great and so was the food. Nice atmosphere and crowd.

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Dayton, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I use to be a frequent visitor to Jay's and had not been there in awhile. I love to eat at locally owned places instead of the chains. So, here you go. The food is still good and our waiter was excellent. However, it is pricier than it should be and the ownership needs to go hospitality training. We had... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Don't look for a big store front or parking lot. This place is a converted house and which is elegant inside. You would not be over dressed in a coat and tie but a button up shirt and slacks are acceptable. The service was unquestionably good and the food was too. The vichyssoise was very tasty. Make sure you try... More

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Palo Alto, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I ate at this restaurant with a large group a few days ago. We admittedly disadvantaged the wait staff because our party had split checks. That said, my dinner (broiled seafood platter) was delivered and although the shrimp and scallops were tasty, the fish had a strong, soapy taste to it. When I tasted the fish I decided not to... More

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