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De'Lish Cafe

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American, Contemporary
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139 N. Main Street, Dayton, OH
(937) 461-CAFE (2233)
07:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Tue 07:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 19:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:30
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went there on a Friday night show night after calling and confirming they had a table for 4 immediately available. The table was available but service apparently was not. We were seated upstairs and it took 15-20 minutes before we saw a waiter/waitress to even get us water. We placed our order, nothing too complicated...2 burgers, 1 turkey burger, 1... More 

1 Thank Brenda O
Cleveland, Ohio
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is a hidden gem. Comfort food is their specialty and they deliver. They also have great specials throughout the week. I dined on a Wednesday and had a specialty martini for $5. We had a long wait because there was only one server working. Overall a really good experience.

Thank SiDu31
Lorton, Virginia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a small family run place with a variety of inexpensive light eats (burgers, tacos etc). Tuesday is "Taco Day when they are half price. The food is fresh and the eatery is clean and comfortable.

Thank Kazhikathra K
Knoxville, Tennessee
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Party of eight. Everyone seemed to enjoy what they ordered, Not all meals came at the same time. Veggie lasagna was good. Gumbo was good. Wanted to have an upscale appearance. Did add gratuity to bill (did not mention that they did that, we just happen to notice.)

Thank 50StatesBucketlist
Dayton, Ohio
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

As a business nobody will complain to you if you are high priced; only if the service or food doesn't match the charge. This was a nice little downtown food experience. In my mind it was bigger than a café so more like a small restaurant and definitely at the higher end of the food price range. (3 people plus... More 

Thank dennislee52
Dayton, Ohio
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Small, intimate, downtown restaurant with good service and good selection. Great stop before Schuster Center performances.

Thank OhioIsHome
Dayton, Ohio
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

My wife and I have eaten there several times and mostly like it. The lamb chops are usually good (except one time) and they make a pretty good burger for lunch. The fried asparagas is really good and the service is good as well.

1 Thank mlb52060
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

I went there for a night out. The service was terrible. It is almost always terrible. Don't go here if you have plans after dinner. This is total chaos - you will wait years for a drink and eons for food. At least one of the bartenders has a very nasty attitude. And don't write in or talk to the... More 

3 Thank Treasure_006
Dayton, Ohio
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143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

We discovered this place when we got to our concert very early and had an hour to spare. We dropped in for a drink and dessert. We will have to remember it for the future because the dinners they were serving looked good!

Thank HooplaDayton
Dayton, Ohio
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Was looking forward to having lunch there- disappointed---- food was just OK, greasy - had no tea (server found 1 green tea bag so I had that) and only regular coffee was available. My friend was served a container of salt with her coffee???? Presentations are nice and décor is cute. Our food was turkey Reuben and chicken pattie sandwich... More 

1 Thank Ronda P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 N. Main Street, Dayton, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: (937) 461-CAFE (2233)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?