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Sweeney's Seafood

28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
+1 937-291-3474
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (43 reviews)
“shrimp” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This a a great place to come for drinks at the bar or a great meal. Service is always top.knotch and the food will not disappoint

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful dinner with my wife. Outstanding service and cuisine. I had the swordfish and she had the salmon...both excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank zxz21
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

From the minute we sat down, we were rushed. “Do you know what you want?”as annoying as “are we there yet”. Food prep not much better. Dry, tasteless salmon. Side dishes that really don’t go with the meals. Not cheap. $140 for 4. Decor hokey...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stephenmJ1986RC
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The better half and I ate here a couple of weeks ago. I’d like to say it was great, I really would. Lord knows we need a great seafood place in Dayton. But it wasn’t that great. The food was very bland. My wife used...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Star-time
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Sweeney's fir the first time recently to celebrate our anniversary. It was fantastic! The Ahi Tuna and Dynamite Shrimp were delicious. The atmosphere and decor were great and not something you get from a chain restaurant. There were a few...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kelly F
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Wife and I went for initial visit on my birthday for seafood on Sat. night. Nice selections on the menu, hard to choose my entree...the shrimp cocktail and sauce was great, the clam chowder was top notch, slightly lemony, plenty of clams. I had the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dan S
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We went here for the first time in years. It is a nice locally owned restaurant. We went on a Friday night and my wife had salmon and I had the fisherman's platter. The fish was not well prepared and one of my shrimp tasted...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Sweeney's on Sunday with friends and we all enjoyed a delicious meal. A great selection of seafood as well as steaks. Excellent service and nice atmosphere with many tropical fish aquariums. It is nice that they take reservations.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank J9053BSjims
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We were recommended Sweeney's from a friend who said it was excellent. We were staying about a 25 minute drive from there, but decided...we are on vacation and like to have new experiences. We were glad we took the drive. Everything was wonderful to our...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen O
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Although the service and food was good - the restaurant could use some major cleaning (walls had food on it, paper menus had food on it) and really needs some updating!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rae B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-291-3474
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