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J Alexander's Restaurant

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7970 Washington Village Dr, Dayton, OH 45459-3820
+1 937-435-4441
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
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Dayton, Ohio
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To me the only dish that they server that is "worth the hype" is the Prime Rib. Past that I consider this chain in general to be pretty lack luster.

Thank Char D
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant for family, business, bridal party. More upscale than your local steak restaurant.

Thank Patricia C
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here many times but my visit a couple of weeks ago was unpleasantly surprising! Decided to try something different...instead of the old stand by filet mignon, I ordered rotisserie chicken with smashed potatoes.....something was VERY off with the potatoes! They had a very nasty taste to them - like the taste of bad breathe smell and they... More 

Thank Lorianderson40
Troy, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Huge portions. Great salads. Steaks were cooked perfectly. Had guests from Australia and they liked it!

Thank MLinME
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel in the area very often and this place is close to where I usually stay. Consequently I eat here a lot. I have not had yet something that I enjoyed. They have also a decent wine list. Service is exceptional. They always go above and beyond to make you feel good. You have to try it!

Thank lsoaita
Burlington, Canada
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102 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently attended another business dinner at the Dayton location and although the food was o.k., the service is still as poor as ever. Our waiter left empty appetizer plates on our table while the main courses were served making it somewhat of challenge to eat. And on the subject of the main courses, a number of them were again dropped... More 

Thank MarthaFaye
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are tired from the BBQ and you want try something different, reasonably priced and good food quality - this is the place. Good service, nice dishes great steaks all in a very reasonable price.

Thank Shmuel K
Springfield, Ohio
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105 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to eat at J Alexander's since we had not eaten there in several years. I was looking forward to their prime rib. We were so disappointed. The service was poor and the food mediocre. It certainly wasn't what we remembered. Maybe we just need to try a different location.

Thank TravelingGirl46
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278 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Re-located from the Centerville area 9 years ago, but when we do return to the area we are sure to stop at one of our favorite restaurants. J Alexanders fits the bill. We split a Alex Salad, Smoked Salmon dip and a Burger. The Croissants are "OUTSTANDING". Don't miss out on a really good meal at this a Great a... More 

Thank Bob S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

This was the worst dining experience we've had in a long time. The waiter was incompetent. He was pushy about getting our entire order within the first 10 minutes after we were seated. The salads came out before we had a chance to eat even 1/2 of our appetizer and then the entrees came out before we had a chance... More 

Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7970 Washington Village Dr, Dayton, OH 45459-3820
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-435-4441

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