Two local restaurants usually open for dinner only are serving lunch in December

Those looking for holiday lunch destinations have two options in December from two full-service Dayton-area restaurants that are not normally open for lunch the rest of the year.

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Carvers Steaks & Chops at 1535 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) in Washington Twp. and Jay's Restaurant at 225 E. Sixth St. in Dayton's Oregon District — two restaurants that are dinner-only establishments for 11 months of the year — are open for lunch on weekdays during December to accommodate holiday get-togethers, office parties and other seasonal gatherings.

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Carvers will serve holiday lunches on weekdays through Friday, Dec. 27, while Jay’s will serve weekday lunches through Friday, Dec. 20.  The lunch hours at both restaurants are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Both restaurants are serving a special lunch menu, and private rooms are available at both Jay’s and Carvers.

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Both restaurants say reservations are recommended but not required. To make reservations at Carvers, call (937) 433-7099. To make reservations at Jay’s, call (937) 222-2892.

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