It’s a great week to dine out in Dayton.
Diners will see specialty three-course dinners pop up on menus at independent restaurants across the Miami Valley all week during Summer Restaurant Week, running now through July 28.
“When we first started, we began with just 15 to 20 restaurants and we have since doubled the amount of restaurants with a price point for everyone,” said Amy Zahora, executive director of the Miami Valley Restaurant Association (MVRA). “Consumers love to dine out and try new restaurants and this gives them the perfect opportunity to try something new at a great value.”
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The seasonal promotion presents an opportunity to sample the best that local restaurants have to offer in the form of three-course meals priced at $20.19, $25.19, or $30.19 at a variety of restaurants all over town. This year, more than 45 restaurants are signed up to participate.
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New to the event this year is Sushi Hana in Centerville. The restaurant, under new ownership, serves specialty sushi, Korean, Japanese, Asian and Chinese dishes.
Many menu options include dishes with summer flavor and flair:
• Tamarind glazed pork belly and smoked corn tomato salad from Calypso Grill
• Peppered steak lettuce wraps with fresh green been kraut from Dewberry 1850
• Esquites and Mexican street corn off the cob from elé Cake Co and Wine Bistro
• Shoyu and cilantro marinated grilled chicken skewers, green onion, and aji amarillo salsa, corn and Jasmine rice and authentic Korean cuisine from Sushi Hana.
The Summer Restaurant Week promotion runs July 21-28. Before you head out, Zahora recommends making reservations in advance and to double-check the dates and the restaurants are participating — not all restaurants are open seven days a week and some of the participants can change up to the last minute.
Pro tip: Earlier dining times and off-peak days like Sunday through Wednesday are likely to have more availability.
The Restaurant Week promotion was established more than a decade ago as a way to generate interest and traffic to local restaurants and help give diners a chance to explore the menu at a more affordable price point. Zahora says donations will be made to benefit tornado victims from meals sold.
2019 SUMMER RESTAURANT WEEK PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS
The following is a list of the businesses scheduled to participate in the 2019 Miami Valley Restaurant Associations’ Summer Restaurant Week taking place July 21-28.
Please note — this list of participating restaurants is subject to change and reservations may be required from some participating locations. Calling ahead is recommended, for details, hours and reservations. For the most up-to-date list and information visit http://dineoutdayton.com.
Amber Rose, 1400 Valley St., Dayton, (937) 228-2511
Basil's on Market, 312, N. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, (937) 818-4390
Carillon Brewing Company, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, (937) 910-0722
Coco's Bistro, 250 Warren St., Dayton, (937) 228-2626
Dewberry 1850, Marriott at the University of Dayton, 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, (937) 223-1000
Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave., Dayton, (937) 224-7822
Franco's Ristorante Italiano, 824 E. Fifth St., Dayton, (937) 222-0204
Jay's Seafood Restaurant, 225 E. Sixth St., Dayton, (937) 222-2892
Lily's Bistro, 329 E. Fifth St., Dayton, (937) 723-7637
Roost Modern Italian, 524 E. 5th St., Dayton, (937) 222-3100
Salar Restaurant and Lounge, 400 E. 5th St., Dayton, (937) 203-3999
Table 33, 130 W. Second St., Dayton, (937) 999-3070
Tank's Bar and Grill, 2033 Wayne Ave., Dayton, (937) 252-2249
Wheat Penny, 515 Wayne Ave, Dayton, (937) 496-5268
View 162 Rooftop Restaurant, Crowne Plaza Dayton, 33 E. 5th St., Dayton, (937) 224-0800
Buckhorn Tavern, 8800 Meeker Road, Butler Twp., (937) 890-3261
Christopher's Restaurant, 2318 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering, (937) 299-0089
Figlio, 424 E. Stroop Road in the Town & Country shopping center, Kettering, (937) 534-0494
Carvers Steaks & Chops, 1535 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Centerville, (937) 433-7099
Chappy's Social House, 7880 Washington Village Dr, Centerville, (937) 439-9200
Kabuki, 848 S. Main St., Centerville, (937) 435-9500
Nelly's, 79 S. Main St., Centerville, (937) 859-5555
Sweeney's Seafood Bar and Grill, 28 W. Franklin St., Centerville, (937) 291-3474
Sushi Hana, 1501 Lyons Road, Centerville, (937) 424-2070
The Chop House, 7727 Washington Village Drive, Washington Twp., (937) 291-1661
Meadowlark, 5531 Far Hills Ave., Washington Twp., (937) 434-4750
The Melting Pot, 453 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Washington Twp., (937) 567-8888
Bravo at the Dayton Mall, 2770 Miamisburg Centerville Road, (937) 439-1294
elé Bistro and Wine Bar, 3680 Rigby Road, Miamisburg, (937) 384-2253
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 3500 Rigby Road, Miamisburg, (937) 865-9355
Watermark Restaurant, 20 S. First St., Miamisburg, (937) 802-0891
El Meson, 903 E. Dixie Drive, West Carrollton, (937) 859-8229
Bunker's Sports Bar & Grill, 893 E. National Road, Vandalia, (937) 890-8899
Basils on Market, 18 N. Market St., Troy (937) 875-2068
The Caroline, 5 S. Market St., Troy, (937) 552-7676
Smith's Boathouse Restaurant, 439 N. Elm St., Troy, (937) 335-3837
Hickory River Smokehouse, 135 S. Garber Drive, Tipp City, (937) 669-2271
Bravo, 2731 Fairfield Commons, Beavercreek, (937) 431-5460
Brio, 4459 Cedar Park Drive, Beavercreek, (937) 429-7792
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse, 4432 Walnut St., Beavercreek, (937) 320-9548
Pasha Grill, 72 Plum St., The Greene, Beavercreek, (937) 429-9000
The Wandering Griffin, 3725 Presidential Dr., Beavercreek, (937) 956-5216
Wellington Grille, 2450 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, (937) 426-4600
Calypso Grill and Smokehouse, 1535 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, (937) 767-9000
Mills Park Hotel, 321 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, (937) 319-0400
Sunrise Cafe, 259 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, (937) 767-7211
The Winds Cafe and Bakery, 215 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, (937) 767-1144
Nick's Restaurant, 1443 North Detroit Street, Xenia, (937) 372-3202
The Dock, 250 W. Main St., Enon, (937) 864-5011
Stella Bleu Bistro, 20 N. Fountain Ave., (937) 717-0478
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