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“A gem”

Dorothy Lane Market
Ranked #1 of 22 Dessert in Dayton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Description: Dorothy Lane Market, a locally owned Dayton-area specialty food store, is a mecca for all things foodie. We're not just another grocery store, as each of our delectable departments beg to be experienced, one tasty morsel at a time. At each of our three locations, you'll be able to order food, whether you want it to-go, or you are looking to sit down and enjoy. We also offer a diverse Wine & Beer selection, always featuring new craft beer on tap, and a Coffee & Tea Bar. There's something for everyone, whether you want to enjoy a steak or piece of fresh seafood hot of the grill (just follow your nose to the Meat Dept. for Jack's Grill), a deli sandwich (served hot or cold), favorite deli salads, soups, sushi, Naples-Style Pizza (at our Centerville and Springboro locations), our amazing salad bar, or anything else our store has to offer. When you visit us at DLM-whether you are stopping in to shop or dine-we hope that you are delighted by the food experience and the passionate, knowledgeable people who make it. Visit us and experience DLM for yourself!
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Description: Dorothy Lane Market, a locally owned Dayton-area specialty food store, is a mecca for all things foodie. We're not just another grocery store, as each of our delectable departments beg to be experienced, one tasty morsel at a time. At each of our three locations, you'll be able to order food, whether you want it to-go, or you are looking to sit down and enjoy. We also offer a diverse Wine & Beer selection, always featuring new craft beer on tap, and a Coffee & Tea Bar. There's something for everyone, whether you want to enjoy a steak or piece of fresh seafood hot of the grill (just follow your nose to the Meat Dept. for Jack's Grill), a deli sandwich (served hot or cold), favorite deli salads, soups, sushi, Naples-Style Pizza (at our Centerville and Springboro locations), our amazing salad bar, or anything else our store has to offer. When you visit us at DLM-whether you are stopping in to shop or dine-we hope that you are delighted by the food experience and the passionate, knowledgeable people who make it. Visit us and experience DLM for yourself!
Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Who would believe that this supermarket was rated higher than Dean & Delucca's in NY City. Every exotic ingredient available with USDA Choice cuts and top notch produce. A bit pricey for everyday shopping but a treat

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Thank NevG
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

Went in thinking it was like a co-op but was delightfully surprised. Essentially there is a grill between the meat and fish section that cooks burgers and anything that you get from the meat sections. Hubby and I got a sausage grilled and got bread from bakery then got a crepe all at the same time as getting groceries! Was a really nice experience. Found out that local produce comes from Amish and there was soo many tasting booths that filled my man up! Totally will go back again next week f was exactly a shopping experience in style.
Was mor expensive than usual shop but not by much and I would rather support this business than a Walmart any day. Try it .

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Thank exptravellerskiier
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Dorothy Lane Market is our market of choice in Centerville.

May and June, Dorothy Lane Market offers fresh Copper River Salmon at $27.00 per pound for the filet or $45.00 per pound for the steaks. In our view this is THE Alaskan Salmon to savor.

I carefully instruct Jake’s Grill (in the fish and meat section) how to season and prepare the three pounds of Copper River Salmon to RARE! Copper River Salmon is in short supply, and may have a window of two weeks plus; however, there will soon appear other WILD Salmon at Dorothy Lane Market.

Quite honestly, Jake’s Grill does better grilling than any Dayton fish houses.

We also discover that Jake’s Grill is preparing fresh Maine Lobster Rolls!

In addition, Dorothy Lane Market is currently offering Soft Shell Crabs for $7.00 per crab. What a find!

I have an order in tomorrow at Jake’s Grille for several special New York Strip Steaks. Yes, we do enjoy the Dorothy Lane Market electronic newsletters alerting us to the current specials.

I am certain to visit the wine section to purchase a vintage that “goes” with each seafood or steak entrée.

Jake’s Grill has taken fine dining to a new level, and my wife enjoys several selections from the pastry department.

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5  Thank SavantIII_11
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

When you want a luxury grocery shopping experience. go to this market. The deli, the bakery, the meat counter, the florist - everything is top notch. Service is impeccable. Ask any employee in the store for something and they will go out of their way to help you - even if it isn't their department. I've been shopping her for years and will always enjoy the experience because of the product and service level. Oh - and fresh fish - absolutely the best! Don't miss this great market for the best way to buy groceries...

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Thank sketchyStarr
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

First off, I am so glad I get to shop at all three locations of this local chain. I typically go to the Oakwood location but all three are great. The best part is all the fresh meat and fresh seafood they offer and trained butchers to make sure you get exactly what you want. If you're in a hurry or just don't want to cook fish in your house, they will cook it for you. DLM is my grocery store of choice.

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Thank Rather_Nomadic
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