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Roost Modern Italian

524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently enjoyed dinner at Roost Modern Italian, before a concert at the Fraze Pavillion in Kettering. Our server was most attentive, especially in light of the fact that we were late for our reservation due to a traffic jam. We had a delightful dinner...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just unloaded the moving truck, so we treated ourselves. On a Sunday night, there was plenty of parking on the street. There was an open air section, but we were seated in the room with AC, which was set a bit too cold (but they...More

Thank tromba61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were jumping around the Oregon District this past weekend and stopped back in here for drinks and salads. Casual upscale atmosphere. We did not feel out of place in jeans and nice shirts. Service at the bar is always wonderful. Plenty of drink options...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined here as part of a group of twelve. We were seated in the dough room at a large table and had a delightful dinner experience. The food was excellent. The restaurant easily accommodated my dietary requirements and I had a special dish of...More

Thank DME312
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had a great meal with family. Enjoyed the Pinot Noir with classic Italian fare. Started with an appetizer of parmigiana for the four of us. One couple split an entree of Lasgne Verde, baked after ordered so fresh from the oven and added a with...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had reservations for a busy Saturday night in May. The food was very good, but I felt that the cost of the main course, in our case lasagna or swordfish, should have included a salad. Our waiter was not helpful or patient with us...More

Thank SJS937
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My boyfriend took me there for a birthday dinner! The decor is really hip and modern. I really loved the garage door style windows that were open due to the warm weather. The staff was attentive, but I thought they could look a bit more...More

Thank Yuki C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We've been talking about trying this place for years and finally made a reservation for my Wife, Daugther and I. Staff was friendly and onspot when needed. Meal started off well with Bread and a Scallop appetizer that was very good. Liked the ambiance of...More

Thank jwcorbett
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Made reservations for 14 the week prior to our dinner. Ended up changing the reservation to 11 that morning, with 10 showing..... I am making this point because we had very slow service with only a few other tables of people there on a Thursday...More

Thank DaytonWoman
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great service. Even though they were packed, the manager found a table for us after I accidently reserved a table for the wrong night. The waitress replaced my salad when I didn't like the dressing on it. Food was excellent - as good as anything...More

Thank Kathleen H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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