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Jay's Seafood Restaurant

225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
+1 937-222-2892
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (101 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
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Reviewed today via mobile

Group of us in town for the annual Hamvention in Dayton had a wonderful dinner at Jay's. The could not have been any better. Every thing was hot when served, the taste was true seafood. Have been here before and it was as good as...More

Thank jhais28374
Reviewed yesterday

Made a reservation on Mother's Day. Easy parking behind restaurant. Seated without a wait. Place was busy but our waitress was friendly and knowledgable about the menu, made good suggestions. Mussels appetizer was delicious! Dinner was served hot and delicious. Scallops were perfect and fried...More

Thank UpstateNYtraveler12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at Jay's for the first time and it was incredible. I've always heard good reports of this restaurant and it did not disappoint. The pan-seared walleye with pecan butter was perfection. Service was professional, friendly and attentive. And our server was extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food,rather pricey the chocolate fudge nut ball was excellent! Our waitress was very nice and our food was brought to us very quickly,I would go back again

Thank Gina T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is excellent food, but it is very pricey. Actually, it's over-priced. It seems to cater to the 60s and up set. My friends and I brought the mean age to 70 when we were there and we are all in are early 50s. Seafood...More

Thank Kimberley L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love it here! Always enjoy the hot appetizers. The calamari is the best we've ever had and we lived in Europe for three years. Oysters are always good, when they have them. We've tried most of the entrees over the years and have never...More

1  Thank BandB-Lovers_30-yrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal here. Love the interior's vintage vibe and helpful staff. From the salad to the appetizer (cheese sticks amazing) to the entree and dessert! Highly reccommend!

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here because I got a groupon and they appeared to have good ratings. First of all, when I got here it was pretty empty. It later picked up a bit. Service was quick for being empty, but when it picked up you were...More

Thank waterdance
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Took my family to Easter brunch recently. Jay's food was good. The Prime Rib was very good, and the sugar cured bacon delicious, but for 32.00 dollars a person I expected more choices. Anyway, when it came time to pay the bill, I put my...More

1  Thank Madmax3251
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I have been here a few times over the last 10 years and last night I remember why it is so long between each visit. In my case it was a series of little things first we ordered Calamari in garlic butter fairly tender but...More

2  Thank ChristyNic
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Do you have gluten-free options?
9 July 2015|
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Response from P N | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but I would contact the restaurant directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
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: 225 E 6th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2836
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-222-2892
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