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Sweeney's Seafood

28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
+1 937-291-3474
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (38 reviews)
“shrimp” (13 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The atmosphere is nautical casual with a fish tank, lighted masts, etc. Love the window treatments at the entrance (yellow raincoats....very cool!) There is a nice bar at the entrance, to meet friends, have a drink or food of choice. The dining area has tables...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The five stars would be the following: The staff and waiter were friendly and helpful. There were no distracting TVs in the room. The oysters were very good. The bread appeared homemade and very good. The Caesar Salad was good and not too huge, thankfully....More

Thank Sliphorn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here during summer restaurant week. Both of our meals were excellent. She Crab soup was to die for. Fantastic. Our meals came out just fantastic. My steak was cooked as perfectly as I wanted it. Not too rare, and not overcooked, at all. Wine...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

´Tis a grand day. Sweeney’s Seafood Bar and Grill is celebrating the Greater Dayton Metropolitan Area’s Restaurant Week (Sunday July 23rd through Sunday July 30th.) Given our national travels, we enjoy the nation’s cities offerings during Restaurant Week, and we certainly enjoy Restaurant Week at...More

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We were looking for a good seafood restaurant in the area and happened upon Sweeney's. Walking into the restaurant took you straight to the beach! The decor was so familiar to many of the beach communities we have visited and the food was as good....More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We expected much more from this venerable restaurant. But a Saturday evening visit with our dinner group was lackluster with no seats at the bar for a beverage, followed by slow cocktail service at the table. The seafood is generally exceptional but a dining partner...More

Thank SteveMartin2014
Reviewed 22 June 2017

´Tis a grand day. Chef Michael greets us as we arrive at Sweeney’s and announces that tonight Copper River Coho Salmon is on the menu. I honestly do not know any other Dayton fish house that dares to place Copper River Salmon on the menu....More

5  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 11 May 2017

´Tis a grand evening. From the Canadian Maritimes to Key West; From Anchorage to Costa Rica, Sweeney’s Seafood is one of the best seafood houses in North America. We have experience in dining coastal Atlantic from the Canadian Maritimes to Key West, and coastal Pacific...More

2  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My husband and I started dining here about a year and half ago and we enjoy it. My husband regularly orders the cajun pasta or the paella. I love their fillet oscar style. Their creme brule could be better if the top was done just...More

2  Thank JRoberts20
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Dinner was fantastic. Excellent scallops and jambalaya. Very nice sized portions at a reasonable price. Service was a little slow, but all in all a good experience.

2  Thank zxz21
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-291-3474
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