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J Alexander's Restaurant

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7970 Washington Village Dr, Dayton, OH 45459-3820
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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135 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the daily fish special and it was perfectly prepared--delicious! The service was excellent. And, the restaurant was not crowded or noisy like I remembered it from my last visit years ago. Be sure to share a dessert--they are HUGE! We had the chocolate cake and it was very good and enough for four of us.

Thank an2net_10
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch one Sunday afternoon. The portion sizes are great for the price. We shared and sampled a few items. Fairly decent food appeasing to the taste buds. Will return for Sunday Brunch next time.

Thank TE E
Dayton, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, great atmosphere. Service could be improved, better training of servers. The first time we went, server could show some enthusiasm. The second time we went, server was too enthusiastic but made mistakes with our bill. Overall, very good experience.

Thank daytonthinker
Centerville, Ohio
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I cannot say enough about the Sunday brunch offered from 10-2 on Sundays. My husband I always order the eggs Benedict and the (incredible) waffles and split the entrees. The kitchen plates it separately so there is no mess at the table. Absolutely delicious. Wonderful coffee, huge glass of orange juice/cranberry juice mix---truly the BEST brunch in Ohio!! We have... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

J Alex is my wife's favorite place. I always find something im craving on the menu and they have the most generous martinis in town

Thank Frank G
Miamisburg, Ohio
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The restaurant atmosphere looks to be the same as it has always been. Because this restaurant is transitioning to Redlands Grill, we weren't sure what would be different. Plates are extra large and seem to be more like a steakhouse. I always liked the "just right" portions of J. Alexander's before; so this this is one change. The staff was... More 

Thank NatnKen S
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I frequently visit this establishment. From the hostess to the server we are always very pleased with the hospitality. We have never been rushed and their timing from appetizer, to salad, to entree is spot on! We love the filet with béarnaise with a loaded baked potato and the mac and cheese! The mac and cheese is... More 

Thank Matthew B
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Our waiter, Ben, made our visit so enjoyable. Great service and great personality! Food was delicious from the salad to the steak special to coffee and cocktails. Highly recommend and will return when in the area. 😊

Thank Pat L
Dayton, Ohio
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

When J Alexanders first opened, it had a well-deserved reputation for excellent service. Now that it has become "Redlands Grill," the service level has fallen off dramatically. While the food is generally ok, the level of service doesn't justify the price point. Dayton has a number of better-than-average steak places; this just isn't one of them

Thank galron
Miamisburg, Ohio, United States
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We have been there for lunch and dinner several times and are never disappointed. The steaks are very good, as is the service. Luncheon soups and salads are great. THis is a good place for small groups and couples.

Thank Cindy H

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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, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
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: 937-435-4441

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