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Sweeney's Seafood

28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
+1 937-291-3474
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I had the almond trout. It was good, but seem a little overcooked and dry. The broccoli was very overcooked and mushy. Other then those 2 items, the rest was good.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Out one Saturday evening looking for a place to eat and came across this restaurant thought I’d give it a try and I’m glad I did, it was slow that Saturday night so we had no reservations we were seated immediately and waited on right...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Met some friends for a Friday night dinner and had early reservation for six. Got there about 5 til 6 and was told we were early. After some laughter we were seated and began to peruse the menu. A suggestion may be to reduce the...More

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 5 March 2018

During my visit to Sweeney's, I especially enjoyed the large aquariums in the dining room. The food was delicious and filled me up. The surroundings of the interior are a bit dark that it made it difficult the read the menu. But that minor detail...More

1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I realize that we ate there on the first Friday of Lent, and we expected it to be busy, but that is no excuse for poor service and small portions for the price. The other tables around us also had slow service, but at least...More

Thank PS6270
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Called 4 days in advance and tried to make a reservation but was told that it was “restaurant week” and they weren’t accepting reservations. Was OK with that, until we show up and are asked if we have reservations! So we have to wait an...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on a very cold Winter night. We just had a super dinner with great service at a fair price. We have been sporadic customers in past years, but if this was an example of what is found at Sweeney’s now, we will...More

Thank SlightlyCynical
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit and my husband’s in about 10 years. Here is the good and the not so good - The wedge salad with butter lettuce was excellent. This was a seasonal menu item. The stuffed lobster portobello mushroom appetizer was not as...More

Thank lightbydesign
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My wife and I recently had dinner at Sweeney's Seafood to celebrate my birthday. This was not our first visit, and definitely won't be our last. We were seated immediately by a very friendly hostess. Our waiter arrived moments later to welcome us and ask...More

Thank Bas1855
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Ohio is not your first thought for seafood. . . but a trip to this great restaurant would prove otherwise. We were greeted warmly, seated promptly and our server was attentive. The food was hot and tasty. The sides were very complimentary to the entree.How...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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