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Roost Modern Italian

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524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
937-222-3100
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Never had a bad experience. Food is incredible. Ambiance is great and expanded since their renovation. Great craft cocktails. Really great and friendly wait staff. Right in Oregon District. Check it out.

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Thank Nina V
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a Sunday evening reservation. Most of the restaurants we found were closed in Sunday. We had not visited this restaurant before but the reviews looked positive so we decided to give it a try. A much smaller restaurant than I had expected. Service was very pleasant. Our dinner was fabulous! We began with the " soup... More 

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Thank Mary1055407
Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ate there tonight. Food was good but the service was extremely slow. Ordered drinks and it came after the meal was over. Appetizers came to the table before salad. Restaurant wasn't busy either, no excuse for this type of service

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Thank Siddharth K
Miamisburg, Ohio
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked everything about this restaurant. The location, the atmosphere, the service, and the food. The mussels were excellent. The salmon was perfectly cooked and the carrot/beet risotto was also done right. I would definitely recommend Roost.

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Thank paolat257
Troy, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been wanting to check out Roost for a while. Our meal was very good. My husband had the filet and it was cooked perfectly. I had the fried chicken breast with a cream pesto linguini and everything was delicious. We had scallops and meatballs for apps. The scallops again cooked perfectly and the meatballs were very tasty. The... More 

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Thank JOhio1999
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Certainly, this is one of the best restaurants in Dayton. The staff are friendly and the owner is friendly.we enjoy the bar and chit chatting with regulars. The food is delicious.

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Thank Katie s
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

On of two restaurants owned and operated by Chef Dana. Good Italian food and good service. I have tried both of her restaurants and really have few complaints.

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Thank Mortgageman9000
Dayton, Ohio
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124 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We went out for my birthday and I was generally pleased, though I felt like the service could have been a bit more personal. Be aware that this is a small space and that your being seated in the patio area even in January (enclosed and they willingly turned up the heat when we requested them to do so) is... More 

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Thank Parisajamais
Centerville, Ohio
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Aaron was our server and was on top of his game. Our food arrived as it should, not too long between courses and not rushed. Our drinks did not go empty and we were checked on often without being overboard. The chef came out to see if we enjoyed our meals - which always speaks volumes to me. The salads... More 

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Thank Laura F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I visited Roost a while back and was unimpressed. I promised a friend that I would give it another try. We had a reservation for Saturday before seeing a show at the Schuster Center. I had the chicken saltimbocca with linguine marinara. Although the chicken was very moist and tasty, the pasta wasn't fantastic. I believe the area where we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-222-3100

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