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Sweeney's Seafood

28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
+1 937-291-3474
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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16:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

My wife and I recently had dinner at Sweeney's Seafood to celebrate my birthday. This was not our first visit, and definitely won't be our last. We were seated immediately by a very friendly hostess. Our waiter arrived moments later to welcome us and ask...More

Thank Bas1855
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Ohio is not your first thought for seafood. . . but a trip to this great restaurant would prove otherwise. We were greeted warmly, seated promptly and our server was attentive. The food was hot and tasty. The sides were very complimentary to the entree.How...More

Thank emple50
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Although there isn't a lot of competition, I do expect a better quality and portions for the pricing. Crab was sent with hot drawn butter, which is a plus! We were an adult party of four; all four agreed that we have had better and...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We tried Sweeney's again and had great food and service. The fisherman's platter allowed a choice of three and the oysters, shrimp and clams were fixed to perfection. Our waiter was so attentive and paced our meal to suit my slow and fast eaters.

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 24 August 2017

´Tis a Grand Day. Sweeney's Seafood covers all of the bases as a fish house. Fresh fish, local owners, fantastic Chef Michael, reservations, and excellent service from Taylor. Doug the Publican has long ago memorized our favorites. We look forward to Lisa’s Newsletters, and intend...More

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 13 August 2017

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 10 August 2017

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 23 July 2017

´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

1  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

1  Thank Kathy T
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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