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Jay's Seafood Restaurant

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225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends were going there and we decided to go with them even though we don't eat seafood. Fortunately most restaurants have other types of meat on the menu. My husband and I each ordered the 6oz filet mignon which came with a salad, onion rings (which were great) and a side (we both had a baked potato). I ordered mine... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited and had a great salad and tender suculant crab legs. They provided fresh melted butter. I was satisfied.

Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant by searching this site. The food was really good as were the Martinis and wine selection. The building is so cool and full of history. Definitely more a place for couples rather than family dining.

Thank readingrulz
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We had dinner with our Cincinnati crew and everyone enjoyed their 1st visit. My husband and I also celebrated a romantic Valentines dinner there. The Specials were great for the price.

Thank Mary S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Seafood at its best . We have been going here for over 30 years . Parties of 2 to 35 . Always great food for everyone . Good drinks and appetizers. They always make you feel important . Love getting all dressed up for a night out on the down.

Thank Susan K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We expected a fish restaurant with various choices of fish. What we found was limited choices for fish but some really unique preparations. I found my choice to have an overpowering taste hiding the fish. It could of been better. We felt the prices were a bit too high for the selections. Nice decor.

Thank catshephearder
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We try to get to Jay's as often as we can, and can truthfully say we have never has a bad experience. Love the Oysters Rockefeller. All of their fish dishes are fresh and delicious and the chocolate mousse dessert is always a must. Would recommend the spinach salad substituted for the regular salad that comes with dinner as it... More 

Thank SusieQ5753
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Excellent dining experience. The service was the best I have seen in a long time. The waiter took it upon himself to send something back to the kitchen because it didn't look right to him. Thoughtful and perceptive. The food is outstanding and the champagne selection is better tham most.

Thank yurmyka86
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Rated this a 4 two years ago. Raised it to 5 on the basis of their improved wine selection, which includes my favorite chard, Rombauer, and their perfect execution of blackened wild Copper River salmon. Done just right, with only enough blackening spice to add some flavor without overwhelming the fish. Our experienced server managed our crowd of 12 with... More 

Thank realdesertfox
Alcoa, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Totally cool place. High end but not stuffy. We took our 9 and 5 year olds. No kids menu but we figured that going in. Our kids love fish so no problem--pan fried walleye and fries (shared) made for an amazing fish and chips for them and 9 year old ate the salad that came with. Hubby and son raved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-222-2892

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