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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%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 W Franklin St, Dayton, OH 45459-4736
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my visit to Sweeney's, I especially enjoyed the large aquariums in the dining room. The food was delicious and filled me up. The surroundings of the interior are a bit dark that it made it difficult the read the menu. But that minor detail...More

1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I realize that we ate there on the first Friday of Lent, and we expected it to be busy, but that is no excuse for poor service and small portions for the price. The other tables around us also had slow service, but at least...More

Thank PS6270
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Called 4 days in advance and tried to make a reservation but was told that it was “restaurant week” and they weren’t accepting reservations. Was OK with that, until we show up and are asked if we have reservations! So we have to wait an...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on a very cold Winter night. We just had a super dinner with great service at a fair price. We have been sporadic customers in past years, but if this was an example of what is found at Sweeney’s now, we will...More

Thank SlightlyCynical
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit and my husband’s in about 10 years. Here is the good and the not so good - The wedge salad with butter lettuce was excellent. This was a seasonal menu item. The stuffed lobster portobello mushroom appetizer was not as...More

Thank lightbydesign
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

1  Thank SavantIII_11
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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