Image: Loose Ends Brewing, Chef Adrian’s Tuna Poke Crisp, Beef Short Rib Sliders and Salmon Sliders, courtesy Miami Valley Restaurant Association

Need a mid-winter night out of the house? Treat yourself to some Dayton restaurants during Dayton's Winter Restaurant Week festivities, beginning with Sneak Peek to Winter Restaurant Week on January 18 and continuing with Winter Restaurant Week, taking place January 22-29. We've got all the delicious details for these culinary treats, organized by the Miami Valley Restaurant Association!

Sneak Peek to Winter Restaurant Week

The special Sneak Peek to Winter Restaurant Week event returns after a three-year hiatus! It will be held at the gorgeous Steam Plant in downtown Dayton on Wednesday, January 18, beginning 630 p.m. You can be among the first to sample Winter Restaurant Week menus from these restaurants, some of which are taking part in the Sneak Peek for the first time: Amber Rose; Backwater Voodoo; The Bar and Bistro; Calypso Grill and Smokehouse; Coco’s Bistro; Condado Tacos; Greek Street; The Last Queen; Loose Ends Brewing; Smith’s Boathouse Restaurant; and Wheat Penny Oven and Bar.

In past years, the Sneak Peek event has sold out, so it's recommended you buy tickets in advance! General admission tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door (if available). A limited number of VIP tickets are also available for $50, and include one drink ticket and early entry at 6 p.m. Find tickets & information.

Gallery: See Photos from the Sneak Peek Event

Winter Restaurant Week

Get ready to explore offerings from incredible Greater Dayton/Montgomery County restaurants during Winter Restaurant Week, taking place January 22-29. Try unique multi-course menus offered at special prices. Every restaurant approaches the week differently, but overall, you’ll be able to find three-course meals starting around $25 per person. Some participating restaurants are dine-in only, while others offer their Winter Restaurant Week menus for take-out. Check with the individual restaurants to confirm menus, as well as participating dates and hours during Restaurant Week.

Participating Dayton & Montgomery County Restaurants

Below you'll find Winter Restaurant Week menu information for select participating Dayton & Montgomery County restaurants. Check the Restaurant Week website for updates and additions. Menus are subject to change; as mentioned previously, contact the individual restaurants to confirm offerings.

Backwater Voodoo

103 S 2nd Street, Miamisburg, 45342
Wednesday, January 25 - Saturday, January 28 only. Open until 10 p.m. on Wed & Thu, until midnight on Fri & Sat

3-course meal for $25.23
Please note: no online, telephone or curbside ordering for Restaurant Week; carry-out is available for walk-in customers only

Start with Soup or Salad (Select One)
Cup of Cajun Gumbo
Green Salad

Entrées (Select One)
Chicken and Andouille Jambalaya with rice
Fried Catfish Basket with slaw and “Tiki tots”

Fudgy Coca-Cola Cake


424 East Stroop Rd, Kettering, 45429
Monday-Saturday, January 23-28 only

Celebrate with a 3-course meal for $30.23 (plus tax, beverages and gratuity).

First Course (Select One)
Caesar Salad - romaine, grated parmesan, and herbed croutons,
Peasant Salad - lettuce, spinach, bacon, egg, onion, cheddar, peas, peppers, and peasant dressing, or
Balsamic Salad - mixed greens, pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, gorgonzola

Second Course (Select One)
Prosciutto Artichoke Pasta - Linguine, olive oil/garlic sauce, prosciutto, artichokes, tomatoes, and spinach, or
Pesto Chicken Pasta - Linguine, grilled chicken, basil pesto, chopped tomatoes, pine nuts, feta, and roasted red peppers, or
Truffle Mushroom Pizza - Portabellas, prosciutto, gorgonzola and truffle oil, or
Basil Shrimp Pizza - Sautéed shrimp, fresh and sundried tomatoes, artichokes, mozzarella, Romano, and basil pesto sauce

Third Course (Select One)
Tiramisu - Lady fingers, espresso, mascarpone, chocolate or
Crème Brulee - creamy vanilla scented filling with a crackly sugar top and a dollop of raspberry puree


3500 Rigby Road, Miamisburg, 45342
Dine in only

First Course (Select One)
Cup of Chicken Tortilla Soup or Soup of the Day
BLT, Mixed Greens or Caesar Salad
Burrata Bruschetta Toasted ciabatta / chopped burrata / bruschetta tomatoes

Main Course (Select One)
Slow Roasted Prime Rib* Hand-carved / homemade au jus / creamy horseradish sauce by request / choice of loaded baked potato or Parmesan mashed potatoes
Suggested wine pairing: Firebirds Private Label Cabernet Sauvignon

Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Cakes Bold remoulade / wonton slaw / seasoned steak fries
Suggested wine pairing: Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling

Tomahawk Prime Pork Chop* Wood-grilled certified Duroc pork chop / cognac cream sauce / red wine poached apples / green chile mac & cheese
Suggested wine pairing: Acrobat Pinot Noir

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Blistered tomato-basil beurre blanc / Parmesan mashed potatoes / asparagus
Suggested wine pairing: Firebirds Private Label Chardonnay

Desserts (Select One)
Chocolate Brownie Sundae
Creme Brulée Cheesecake Squares
Warm Carrot Cake with salted caramel sauce

Florentine Restaurant

21 West Market Street, Germantown, 45327
Available for dine-in only; reservations are preferred by calling 937-855-7759

Bruschetta chicken on a toasted baguette

Entrée Selection (Select One)
Pan Seared Orange Roughy with Baked Beer Macaroni & Cheese and Cajun Slaw $20.23
Bacon Wrapped meatloaf with a Cheese Sauce served with Baked Beans and Brussel Sprouts $25.23
Sticky Glazed Beef Short Rib with Baked Beer Macaroni & Cheese and a Spicy Cajun Slaw $35.23

Blueberry Cobbler


127 East Third Street, Dayton, 45402

Three-Course Meal for $35.23

First Course
Beet Salad
Roasted Beets, Smoked Lentils, Herb Yogurt, Pistachio, Greens

Second Course
Brussel Sprouts
Fermented BBQ, Japanese Mustard Aioli, Scallion, Bonito

Third Course
Classic Koji Burger
2 Koji aged patties, American Cheese, Shredded Lettuce, Onion, Sesame Soy Kewpie, Milkbun

Salar Restaurant and Lounge

410 East Fifth Street, Dayton, 45402
Dine-in only. Open 4pm. (937) 203-3999

For $35.22, choose one appetizer and one entrée from the following:

Aguadito De Pollo
Chicken Chicharrones
Gala Apple Salad

Artichoke Alfredo
Fettuccini in roasted garlic alfredo sauce, topped with grilled artichoke hearts and toasted pine nuts

Chicken Skewers
topped with green onion salsa, served on a bed of jasmine rice with fresh corn sauteed in cilantro brown butter

For $50.22, choose one appetizer and one entrée from the following:

Aguadito De Pollo
Chicken Chicharrones
Gala Apple Salad
Beef Empanada
Blue Cheese & Beet Salad

Pan Seared Mahi-mahi
with Yukon and leek purée, grilled asparagus, and champagne sauce

Grilled Beef Tenderloin Filet
with squash and goat cheese risotto, roasted vegetables, and blue cheese sauce

Get more information about Winter Restaurant Week & see the full list of participating restaurants 

Say YES to Dayton's Winter Restaurant Week and support our local eateries as they continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic!  Be sure to try several restaurants, and let us know which ones are your favorites in the comments. Great deals and great food are a recipe for a fantastic start to 2023!