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Spaghetti Warehouse, 36 W 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

Spaghetti Warehouse is the perfect place to take the family out for some American-Italian cuisine. With a wide variety of menu options, everyone is sure find something they will enjoy! 

"Excellent food is served here. The pasta is just perfect. 2 of us shared the 15 layer lasagna which was plenty with an added salad. All in our group raved about their choices. Fun atmosphere too."

"Love spaghetti warehouse. Really awesome setting in downtown Dayton. We love the lasagna. Great salad and warm sourdough bread."

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Salar Restaurant and Lounge, 400 E 5th St # 410, Dayton, OH 45402

Salar Restaurant boasts a fascinating menu made up of food with Peruvian, French and Mediterranean influences. The restaurant provides an upscale yet casual environment with reasonably priced food. 

"Very nice restaurant with a great bar. Good location to catch up with friends after work or during the weekend. Nice tasty dishes and beautifully crafted cocktails. Friendly and professional staff."

"Went there for a rare night out and loved it. The upscale menu offers lots of delicious items and the nice quiet environment was perfect for a date night. Hope to return very soon!"

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Thai Nine, 11 Brown St, Dayton, OH 45402

Thai Nine is the place to go if you are in the mood for Thai cuisine or simply want to try something new. You can also try the sushi and pick from an extensive selection of wine, craft beer and spirits. 

"Great service, a cool atmosphere, and outstanding food! The crab ragoons and spicy fried noodles were delicious. Will definitely go back to try their sushi. It looked delicious."

"Thai 9 is the best place in Dayton for Thai food hands down. From the sushi, to pad thai or the mango sticky rice I've never left here disappointed. The food is simply delicious!"

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Lily's Bistro, 329 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

Lily's Bistro provides seasonal, eclectic American comfort food in a welcoming atmosphere. On the weekends you can try their classic brunch and on Sunday nights you can fill up on their family-style chicken dinner. 

"This place is the best. My friends and I are always here on the weekends for brunch. The staff is very friendly. One of my favorite places in Dayton."

"We've been to Lily's Bistro 3 times now-each time was excellent. As a vegetarian, it can be a little difficult for me at times. I can always find selections at Lily's Bistro, even if it's side dishes. Everyone I've been with has been equally pleased."

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Basil's on Market, 312 N Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45402

Basil's on Market boasts an intriguing menu with plenty of flavorful options. Try anything from delicious pizza to tasty tacos, and if you're looking for gluten free options be sure to check out their gluten free menu. 

"Really great food, have never left disappointed. You get what you pay for here. Fresh, healthy food that's prepared by an awesome kitchen. Really cool drinks too!"

"Service was great, the views are awesome, and the food is amazing. Great place to go downtown"

"Great food and a great atmosphere. Our server was great too! Highly recommend this place."

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Olive Mediterranean Grill, 6129 N. Dixie Drive Dayton, Ohio 45414

Olive's is the place to go for tasty Mediterranean food. With delectable meat, seafood and vegetarian entrees and numerous savory sandwiches and appetizers, you do not want to miss out on trying this unique restaurant. 

"Food was really great! The meats were all very tender and well seasoned and all the ingredients seemed nice and fresh. Very happy with this place and will go again and again!"

"Tried Olive for the first time tonight. The food was amazing and only to be outdone by the service we received. We will return with enthusiasm!"

"The food was excellent, the service was quick, the waiter was extremely friendly. It's one of my family's favorite places to eat."

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Coco's Bistro, 250 Warren St, Dayton, OH 45402

Considering going on a romantic night out on the town or looking for a great place to take your potential business partner for lunch? Coco's Bistro offers an excellent venue. With a menu that changes twice a year, you are sure to find plenty of options and will enjoy this bistro's classy atmosphere . 

"Went there for a rare night out and loved it. The upscale menu offers lots of delicious items and the nice quiet environment was perfect for a date night. Hope to return very soon!"

"Let's start with great food and atmosphere, add in great service, and you get a wonderful dining experience.   This is an easy recommendation for anyone living in or visiting the Dayton area!"

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CJ Chan, 536 Wilmington Ave, Dayton, OH 45420

Looking for Chinese and Japanese cuisine? Be sure try CJ Chan! With a distinctive menu consisting of over 80 tasty dishes, you will not fail to find something you love. You can also turn on your creative juices and design your own dish that will ensure you get just what you are in the mood for. 

"This is my favorite place to eat in Dayton!  We are vegetarian, and they have great options!  Eat here if you want some great food!"

"Great food and great service. Main dishes were large, fresh and very tasty. We tried a variety of sushi rolls all of which were excellent. Small place but cozy and clean."

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Taqueria Mixteca, 1609 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45403

If you are in the mood for Mexican cuisine, be sure to try one of Taqueria Mixteca's flavorful meals. With a wide selection of options, you are sure to find something you love! 

"We have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed!  Our family has tried everything from the gorditas, burritos, quesadilla and taco salad.  All have been great!  The salsa is delicious and they will make things spicier if you ask.  Fast service too!  Would definitely recommend!"

"We went based on the overwhelming positive reviews here and on other sites. It was well deserved. Super nice servers and good food."