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Jay's Seafood Restaurant

225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
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Ranked #35 of 687 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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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cincinnati Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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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191 reviews 191 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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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488 reviews 488 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 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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Dayton, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Prior to attending an evening at the Schuester Center (play), we (2 couples and 2 children) had dinner at Jays,a local seafood establishment that is in a historical part of Dayton that was established in the 1800s. It has been a while since eating at Jays. The dinner and atmosphere was outstanding...Although all the food was well prepared and we... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere in this restaurant is awesome, restored bar from the 1800's, historical pictures of the city. Bread is baked fresh and very tasty. Always have chef specialties for the day which are great. Location is right next to Oregon District, cute building.

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Dayton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I think Jay's serves the freshest, best-prepared seafood in the Dayton area. They have a wide selection of fresh catches and each is offered in many preparations. Great attention to the details of cooking fish. They can easily prepare dishes for my wife who is allergic to shellfish because they are meticulous when it comes to allergen exposure. We have... More 

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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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