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Meadowlark Restaurant

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5531 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, OH 45459
(937) 434-4750
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Today
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good for a different experience

The meals are on the high end price wise. I had the Spaghetti Carbonara which was very good. Hubby had the Shaved Beef Sandwich which he loved. Portions are not bad. My co workers rave about the brunch. The staff was very good...attentive and helpful. This place is good for getting off the beaten... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
OhioLadyDee
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Ohio
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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171 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I have only been familiar with Meadowlark for about 6 months but being a foodie, I was embarrassed that I have never tried it until now. I had heard several recommendations and was still blown away on my first visit. If you appreciate the source, quality and care in preparations for your food, then you will appreciate everything Meadowlark has... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Unforunately, Meadowlark got too big for its britches. Originally, this place was a shining star nestled in a terrible strip mall location. But that didnt matter much because it was awesome - the food and the atmosphere. Alas, they moved from the strip mall to a more trendy suburban spot and things went downhill. Honestly, I have never been to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Meadowlark has a long tradition of interesting menu items that are well prepared and presented. It has a high value for the reasonable price.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Was taken as part of a large corporate dinner but that did not in any way detract from a brilliant experience. Even though we had a cut down version of the menu the selection was comprehensive and the quality of the dining experience second to none. Keep up the good work!

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Dayton, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I wish we had encountered a redeeming feature to this place...apparently our reservation meant nothing for seating priority, the hostess was unfriendly, and the bartender disappeared for long stretches. After an hour of trying, we left and found dinner elsewhere. Never again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I have friends that like to eat here. For me ...expensive for the food and portions and very noisy ...not my kind of ambience or food!

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Ohio
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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The meals are on the high end price wise. I had the Spaghetti Carbonara which was very good. Hubby had the Shaved Beef Sandwich which he loved. Portions are not bad. My co workers rave about the brunch. The staff was very good...attentive and helpful. This place is good for getting off the beaten track. Call ahead for busy weekends

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I have been a fan of Meadowlark until recently. Last night we ordered the steak and it tasted like old meat disguised with sauce to cover it up. We brought it home to feed to our dog. Will be a long time before I return to this former favorite.

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40 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I ate at the Meadowlark with a family member for lunch. I ordered the Vietmanese cold noodle salad which was very spice, noodles were somewhat on the hard side and for 12 dollars was not a good value. We also had the fries appetizer that was nothing more than thin fries, with cheap cheese and salt sprinkled over them served... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've eaten here several times, for brunch and dinner. Everything is delicious and the servers are knowledgeable and friendly. Its a little pricey/fancy for regular visits, but perfect for special occasions.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5531 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, OH 45459
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: (937) 434-4750

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?