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J Alexander's Restaurant

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7970 Washington Village Dr, Dayton, OH 45459-3820
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Large portions

Celebrated our wedding,the food is great,large servings,excellent well dressed staff.Place is clean and inviting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
Ellijay, Georgia
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English first
Pinckney, Michigan
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Outstanding service from the welcoming hostess to the prompt waitress. All of our needs were anticipated. The food was outstanding. Everything was cooked to perfection. As we left I was watching the kitchen, a well-oiled machine. It was evident that cooks took pride in what they were serving. While there was a crowd the atmosphere was very good for conversation... More 

Thank DrSandyD
Sandusky, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this place by accident. It was a wonderful meal with EXCELLENT service. From the moment we entered we were treated like we were the most important people in the world. Our server was Brooke and she was spectacular. All the wait staff was wonderful. We would HIGHLY recommend this place to anyone. Our highest accolades to this restaurant!

Thank lorisC849BZ
Greenville, Ohio
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice restaurant, great atmosphere !! The meals are fantastic - you really get your money's worth. Great wait staff - very attentive !!!

Thank norrisema
Union, Ohio
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My husband and I love J Alexander's for a date night, or if we are just hungry for a good steak! I love the filet mignon here, it is like butter - so delish! Also, the NYO (Not Your Ordinary) macaroni & cheese is fantastic. The champagne vinaigrette is excellent. Great wine selection as well. My husband and I had... More 

1 Thank Cheryl U
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Just came back from Redlands (it is not the same J Alexander's). Last two visits were a disaster. Last week we had to send the ribs back because they were cold. The salad has changed as well and is not as good. Tonight, that great cheeseburger was smaller, not hot, and on a different bun. It took nearly over a... More 

Thank Karen_and_Steve_McD
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Excellent dinner everytime. I always get my money's worth in both food and service. You can tell the management team does a great job getting the front of the house staff trained and equipped to provide a consistently premium dining experience. That coupled with the quality menu and the meticulous way the food is prepared, makes J Alexander's our go... More 

1 Thank Glen S
Ellijay, Georgia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Celebrated our wedding,the food is great,large servings,excellent well dressed staff.Place is clean and inviting.

Thank Redfeather8225
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

. .My wife and I have been going to this restaurant for years. We have found it to be quite satisfactory in every respect - food, service, and ambiance. Soups and salads are excellent. Whenever we have a taste for a cheeseburger we come here! I also like the rotisserie chicken and roast beef. Actually most everything is just fine.

Thank Edwin R
Dayton, Ohio
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Wonderfully prepared food, superb service, intimate atmosphere. Menu is ample and we've learned to share meals since the quantities are more than ample. We recommend this place to our friends and others new to the area. It may be a chain, but it acts and feels like a fine dining establishment. My only complaint...no reservations. As a handicapped person, that... More 

Thank David H
Dayton, Ohio
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Every time I have ordered an alcoholic drink from the bar it takes at least 20 minutes to get the drink? I ordered the SPECIAL - a DOUBLE THICK PORK CHOP. It was DRY, OVERCOOKED, and VERY COLD/STILL FROZEN in the center. The manager made up some ridiculous story about what had happened to the pork chop. The server was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7970 Washington Village Dr, Dayton, OH 45459-3820
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-435-4441

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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