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Roost Modern Italian

524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (27 reviews)
“pasta” (20 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have tried this establishment a couple times. For the cost I would have to rate this average. Quite crowded and therefore difficult to have normal conversation. Ambiance is a important as plating of the dish. Food quality was good as one might expect but...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for a post movie cocktail, solid wine, good interactions with bartenders, Dana, the owner, visited, vibrant

Thank BobPohl
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We came 10 minutes early and were seated 5 minutes later. Nice touch. I had an excellent Veal Chop (Rare) with Fettuccini Alfredo and green beans. My wife raved about the Salmon and my mother had a huge, juicy pork chop with mashed potatoes that...More

Thank CreativeGuy4U
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This was our anniversary dinner and it did not disappoint. Located in the historic "Oregon district" with complimentary valet service. The hostess was exceptionally friendly and I was seated right away (on-line reservation) even though I was early. We ordered soup and crustinis to start...More

Thank fischdl
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I went to the restaurant because of the good reviews but found it to be disappointing and here's why: 1) Poor service: I had a reservation and when we got to the restaurant, the host wasn't there. So we stood there for 5 minutes until...More

Thank T L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We went before the Philharmonic last Friday as our friends recommended it. Pretty place, good and friendly service, fair wine list for the prices, tasty bread, good Caesar salad and my wife loved her warm mushroom salad. Those are the high points. My spaghetti and...More

Thank lmcorson
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I had dinner here on a weekday evening with a party of business colleagues. Because we were in a private dining room I can’t really speak to the atmosphere or the service in the main restaurant, but at least in our setting it was very...More

Thank gypsyuno
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the Air Force Marathon. The restaurant was very nice we sat outside we all ordered wine they had a very good selection of wines to choose from . We ordered a warm mushroom and arugula salad to share it was...More

Thank Shellybeads
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place, felt appropriately dressed in a skirt and nice top. Ok for nice jeans as well. Food was very good. Entrees are separate, and you order sides if you want them, but entree portion sizes are decent, so you may not need anything else....More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Home run all the way around. Great food (chicken, scallops, lamb ribs), impeccable but not overbearing service, comprehensive wine list with unusual choices, nice atmosphere, good value. You won't be disappointed.

Thank HoosierTraveler51
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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 - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-222-3100
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