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Jay's Seafood Restaurant

225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
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Ranked #37 of 689 Restaurants in Dayton
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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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Springfield, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Building is beautiful! We have been told that the food is very good but,We were very disappointed! I got scallops and they were mushy. I could not even eat them! My husband got crabcakes and they were the shredded ones like you get from Kroger,no lumpcrab at all. Either it was just a bad night for them or they... More 

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Troy, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you want to impress take your date out to Jays and listen to them for a wine selection if you need some help. Great food and service. They also have fantastic cheese and wine pairings.

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Columbus, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A longtime mainstay in Dayton, with terrific seafood and good specials, a nice bar, good service, little pricey but worth that. Have to say the calamari rivals anything on the west coast --- instead of over-fried rings, it is tender thick trips lightly breaded & cooked perfectly- ask for tartar sauce for it. Superb. Good place for a date/.. There... More 

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Cincinnati Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Nice atmosphere, not the chain restaurant type. Very old and ornate but you can be comfortable in jeans or suit and tie. Staff very friendly and service excellent. They specialize in seafood and those in my group that had this said it was wonderful. I had the filet and it was perfect and tasted great. You're not going to get... More 

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197 reviews 197 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Jay's has been around for many years. I went to lunch there with a client and her financial advisor. I had caesar salad with salmon and it was very good- I had blue cheese dressing rather than the caesar dressing. The other two at my table had the bourbon salmon with horse radish mash potatoes. I have had that dish... More 

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springboro, oh
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had dinner at Jay's on a Sunday evening. I had wanted to try this place as it seemed to offer an ambience missing at the chain restaurants. I read mixed reviews on this site but decided to take a chance and go anyway. There were four of us and we were very satisfied with our experience. We had a... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I went here for a date night. The atmosphere was enjoyable. The decor and building feels a little dated, but it wasn't offsetting. Lighting was dimmed which created a private and romantic vibe. We ordered a mussels appetizer which was good. I ordered one of the free fish options (don't recall which) and my wife ordered shrimp.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Food was great .they give you a nice size the people are wonderful and bathrooms are clean so is the restaurant 🍴 5 star 🌟

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Buffalo, New York
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500 reviews 500 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Every time I visit date I always have a meal here. I love the interior. The ambience is fabulous. The food is fabulous and the service superb. I have absolutely no complaints and the highest praise for this place. Always crowded. A little noisy but the food is out of this world.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place is unique. It has a long history and a great carved bar. You wouldn't expect a great seafood place in Ohio but this is it. The food was fresh and served perfectly. The staff was helpful and attentive.

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Additional Information about Jay's Seafood Restaurant

Address: 225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
Phone Number: 937-222-2892
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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