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Roost Modern Italian

524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
524 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2914
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was ther with a friend and had an enjoyable meal. I had the scallops ravioli which was average for the price, however the warm mushroom salad was great. The wine was also quite good. My only real complaint was we were seated in an...More

Thank whonewDayton_oh
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Another good dinner place in the Oregon. Scallops and Osso where very good. The garlic crustini was a nice compliment.

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The waitress was wonderful and gave us great suggestions. The lasagna was amazing! We were is a huge hurry to get to Dirty Dancing and the waitress did everything to make sure we got there on time.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We have eaten at Roost's several times, and we have never been disappointed. The owner and chef Dana Downs does a great job of providing a very unique and excellent selection from her menu. The expanded bar area is a great place to gather before...More

1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Casually elegant this Oregon Historic District eatery does upscale food in a casual environment. From the valet parking to the cheerful greeting at the host stand, the variety on the menu, this is an easy place to want to frequent. Start your meal with the...More

Thank lmgrigs
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Limited menu but what they offer is great. Staff is knowledgeable, helpful and very attentive. Limited space so I would recommend making a resurvation.

Thank Chip F
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail