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Dayton Winter Restaurant Week

January 24 - 31, 2021​

Try unique menus at many of Dayton's classiest places for reduced prices, all while raising money for charity!

Participating restaurants and menus listed below.

Winter Restaurant Week. The Miami Valley Restaurant Association's Restaurant Week is a chance for dozens of local restaurants to show off new dishes and offer you a chance to see what they can do.

Every restaurant approaches the week differently, but overall, you’ll be able to pick up a three-course meal for $20.21, $25.21, or $30.21 at many of the Dayton areas finest restaurants. This year, many restaurants will also be offering carryout and delivery in addition to dine-in. See menus below for details.

Buckhorn Tavern


Carryout available (937) 890-3261
$20.21 - $29.21 for a Three Course Meal
Soup, Salads, Starters  to  Sweet Endings * Choose Two*
Burgundy Mushroom Soup  – Rich, Hearty Soup in Creamy Broth with Red Wine and loads of Button and Portobello Mushrooms
Bexley Salad  – Romaine and Mixed Greens with smoky crispy Bacon, slivers of red Onions and Bleu Cheese Crumbles, tossed in light Garlic Vinaigrette, garnish with diced Tomatoes
Spinach Salad – Baby Spinach, Mushrooms, Boiled Eggs, Bacon, Red Onions, Hot Bacon Dressing
Fried Green Tomatoes – Personal size 3 breaded Green Tomatoes with Bistro Sauce
Tavern ‘Shrooms with Crab – Mushrooms caps filled with Crab Cream Cheese on dollops of smashed potatoes, drizzled with Garlic Butter
Glass of Wine  - Choose Red or Wine
Chardonnay. Pinot Grigio, Antinori White, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon       
Sweet Ending Desserts    Key Lime Pie, Double Chocolate Layer Cake, Strawberry  Cheesecake
Entrée Options - Choose One
Nutty Butter Whitefish   $20.21 -  Panko breaded Whitefish with Hazelnut liqueur Chefs Butter
Bourbon Glazed Salmon   $23.21 –  Baked Salmon Fillet glazed with Bourbon Sauce
Rocky Mountain Pork Chops    $22.21 -  Two 8 oz Pork Chops, basted with Olive Oil, pressed with Herbs and Garlic, served over a bed of grilled Red Onions
French Onion New York Strip Steak    $29.21 – New York Strip Steak 12 oz topped with French Onion style sauce, melted Mozzarella, Provolone, Parmesan Cheese on a bed of breaded Onion rings
*Choose a Side Dish for each Entrée*    –   Baked Potato, Mashed Potatoes, Steak Fries,
Grilled Mixed Veggies, Skillet Apples or Vegetable of the Day


Carvers Steaks & Chops


Sunday & Monday 4pm till 8pm Tuesday; Thursday 5pm till 9pm; Friday & Saturday 4pm till 9pm
Dine-in and carryout available (937) 433-7099
~Salad Course ~
Your choice of Soup or one of our Signature Salads
Romaine Salad ~ Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Bacon, Roasted Onions & Red Peppers in a Balsamic Vinaigrette Carvers Spinach ~ with Apples, Glazed Almonds & Dried Cranberries in a Honey Dijon Dressing
Classic Caesar ~ Romaine tossed in a Caesar dressing, with toasted croutons and shaved parmesan cheese
Substitute a Carvers Wedge Salad for $3.50

And your choice of:
Mashed potatoes, au gratin potatoes, baked potato, rice pilaf, French fries
Or roasted vegetables
Three course entrees for $20.21
Sundried Tomato Chicken
Boneless breast, Topped with our creamy
sundried tomato and pine nut sauce

*Blackened Shrimp Alfredo
Penne pasta with wild caught shrimp lightly blackened.
Tossed in our creamy roasted red pepper Alfredo sauce
Three course entrees for $25.21
Honey Salmon
9oz fresh Atlantic Salmon filet baked
with our honey bourbon glaze

Prime Rib
7oz herb crust, slow roasted.
(Limited Availability)
Three course entree for $30.21
New York Strip Oscar
10oz. Hand cut Strip with house blend seasoning, topped with
Crab Meat, Béarnaise & Asparagus

Hickory Filet Mignon
A six ounce filet mignon wrapped in hickory smoked bacon
Carvers Chateau sauce & grilled asparagus
~ Dessert Course ~
Vanilla Crème Brûlée
Butterscotch Chocolate Mousse

*pasta comes with salad or soup only


The Chop House

chop house

11:00-9:00 SUN - SAT
Carryout available (937) 291-1661
  • Chop House Filet – Fork tender seasoned with our house seasoning, and served with a baked potato or a jumbo sweet potato. $25.21
  • Chop House Prime Rib – The best prime rib in town seasoned to perfection served with hot au jus, paired with a baked potato or a jumbo sweet potato. $20.21
  • Grilled North Atlantic Salmon –Char-grilled, seasoned with lemon pepper and topped with a seasonal garnish. Served with rice and steamed broccoli. $20.21
All of our Restaurant Week entrees are served with a choice of salad or soup, and finish dinner with our delectable Cheesecake.


El Meson

el meson

Open 4pm Jan 27-31 only
Dine-in only
First Course
Sopa- Papas con Pollo
Colombian chicken soup with potato, shredded chicken, green onions, and topped with cilantro.
Sopa- Vegetarian Soup
Ecuadorian Vegetarian Soup with Vermicelli pasta, potato’s, cheese, cream, garlic, and oregano.
Second Course (Select 1)
From Argentina: Chimichurri Steak $25.21
South American marinated Grilled Hanger Steak served with roasted potatoes, cherry tomatoes, and spinach. Served with a side of white rice with peas.
From Colombia: Pork Chops $25.21
Browned Pork Chop over mashed potatoes all topped with a homemade gravy.
From Mexico(Non-spicy): Chicken Aguascalientes $20.21
Chicken Thighs cooked in a white wine sauce with onions, tomatoes, and prunes. Served with a side of white rice & peas and an avocado salad.
From Spain: Pisto Manchego $20.21
Peppers, zucchini, eggplant cooked in a tomato sauce topped with a Sunny side up egg. Served over Spanish yellow rice. Served with a side of sweet plantains.
Third Course
Banana Banana’s
Cinnamon and rum banana served with vanilla ice cream and sliced almonds.
* Beverages, tax, and gratuity not included.*




Monday, Jan 25 - Saturday, Jan 30 only
Mon - Thurs 5-8PM, Fri-Sat 5-9PM
Carryout and delivery (Doordash) available (937) 534-0494
This week is Restaurant Week! Celebrate with a 3-course meal for $25.21 (plus tax, bev and gratuity).
First Course
  • Peasant Salad,
  • French Onion Soup or
  • Balsamic Salad
Second Course
  • Margherita Pizza
  • Goat Cheese/Pistachio Pizza with Local Honey
  • Truffled Mushroom Pizza
  • Seafood Diablo Pasta
  • Roasted Red Pepper & Chicken Pasta
  • Lemon Chicken in Parmesan Cream Pasta
Third Course
  • Crème Brulee
  • Tiramisu


Jay's Seafood


Wednesday, Jan 27 - Sunday, Jan 31 only 5pm-9pm
(Jay’s is currently closed Monday’s and Tuesdays)
Carryout and delivery (Doordash, UberEats, GrubHub) available (937) 222-2892
Three Course Menu $35.21
1st Course
  • Clam Chowder
  • Soup du Jour
  • Caesar Salad
  • Wedge Salad
2nd Course
Spiced Bourbon Salmon
6 oz. blackened salmon served over horseradish mashed potatoes and sweet potato puree served with our house made bourbon sauce
Cedar Plank Salmon
6oz Salmon marinated in soy, lime and roasted on a Cedar plank served with your choice of potato or vegetable of the day
Salmon en Croûte
6oz Salmon wrapped in puff pastry and mushrooms served with lobster sauce with your choice of potato or vegetable of the day
Full Fried Shrimp
From the Gulf of Mexico, lightly battered and fried golden brown, served with your choice of potato of vegetable of the day
Perfectly spiced served over rice. Our Chef JD's speciality
New York Strip
Served with mushroom veal reduction sauce and au Gratin potatoes
Chicken Breast
Stuffed with mozzarella cheese and fresh basil. Pan roasted and served with linguine and tomato basil sauce
3rd Course
  • Lemon Pudding Cake
  • Strawberry Cobbler
  • Flourless Chocolate Cake


Rip Rap Roadhouse

rip rap

Carryout available (937) 236-4329
  • Tomato Caprese
  • Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Shrimp and Sausage Pasta Alfredo
  • Chicken Rip Rap
  • Sirloin Steak
  • Stuffed Shells
  • Pork Chop Marsala
  • Lemon Chicken in Parmesan Cream Pasta
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
  • Fries
  • Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Bacon Drizzled in Honey
  • Mini Peanut Butter Pie
  • Strawberry Cheesecake




Dine-in, carryout and delivery available. Open 4pm- 9pm daily. (937) 203-3999
Appetizer Options
Salar Salad
Mixed greens, cilantro, corn, roasted red peppers, and queso fresco in a creamy vinaigrette.

Chicken thigh strips marinated and deep fried, served with tangy carrot slaw and spicy yellow Peruvian chili pepper and cilantro sauce.

Aguadito de Pollo
A delicious, hearty chicken soup served as the national soup of Peru with yellow potatoes, aji amarillo, onions, peas, corn, and rice.
Entrees $20.21
Curry Meatballs
Fried ground turkey meatballs stuffed with curried mozzarella cheese, served with cauliflower rice and sautéed spinach, topped with a creamy, white wine curry sauce.
Entrees $25.20
Ed Hill’s Grilled Chicken
Marinated and grilled Hill Farm’s chicken thigh and leg, served with Jasmine rice, roasted carrots and green onion salsa.

Baby Cremini Saltado
Pan seared cremini mushrooms with sautéed onions, tomatoes, yellow Peruvian peppers and spices tossed with hand cut French fries over jasmine rice
Entrees $30.20
Mahi Mahi
Pan seared Mahi filet in a creamy basil tomato sauce, served with Parmesan and saffron risotto and grilled French green beans.

Pork Filet Mignon
Grilled pork filet mignon in Peruvian Panca pepper marinade, served with Yukon potato & leek purée, grilled French green beans and topped with cilantro brown butter chimichurri.
Dessert Options
Chef’s Choice



Trolley Stop


Combinations from our regular menu include any Signature Dish with Soup/Chili or House Salad and a soft drink, or any Sandwich with an Appetizer or Soup/Chili or House Salad and a soft drink. In-house only, no modifications please. No pick-up or delivery for Restaurant Week Specials.
Appetizers Chips & Herbie Dip:
Mikesell's Groovy Potato Chips / Trolley’s creamy dip GF V $5.5
Tortilla Chips & Dip: salsa / queso / vegan queso GF V $5.5
Meat & Cheese Plate: crackers / a selection of meats / cheeses $10.5
Macho NOT-chos Dip: chorizo / corn salsa / spicy black beans / jalapeños / queso / tortilla chips GF $8.5
Vegan Macho NOT-chos Dip: corn salsa / black beans / jalapeños / house-made cashew-based queso / tortilla chips GF $8.5
Thai Sweet Chili Cauliflower: roasted cauliflower/ ginger / garlic / sticky, spicy, sweet glaze GF Vegan $8.5

Add shrimp, chicken, or black bean burger to any salad $4.5
House: tomatoes / cucumbers / peppers / shredded cheese GF $4 / $7
Santa Fe: black beans / tomatoes / corn salsa / shredded cheese / zesty ranch GF $8
Cobb: boiled egg / tomatoes / scallions / avocado / blue cheese / chicken / bacon bits GF $12 Dressings: Herbie / ranch / vegan ranch / zesty ranch / balsamic / blue cheese / raspberry walnut / Italian

Chili: add cheese & onions GF Cup $4.5 / Bowl $5.5
Potato Soup: V add bacon & cheese Cup $3.5 / Bowl $4.5
Soup and Salad: Bowl of Potato soup & House salad $7.5
Bowl of Chili & House salad $8.5
Soup and Sandwich: Potato soup & Grilled Cheese $8.5
Chili & Grilled Cheese $9.5

Signature Dishes
Red Beans & Rice: New Orleans style / andouille sausage / peppers / onions / celery / steamed rice GF $13.5
Beef Pot Roast: short ribs / mashed potatoes / carrots / celery / onions / jus $15
Tex-Mex Bowl: rice / black beans / corn salsa / ranchero crème $8.5 GF V
Add shrimp, chorizo, or chicken $4.5

The Club: wheat toast / ham / turkey / bacon / lettuce / tomato / mayo $9.5
Trolley Turkey: onion bun / turkey / provolone / coleslaw / tomato / onion / mayo $9.5
Double Dogs: two beef hot dogs / Trolley's house-made chili / cheese / onions $8.5
Mushroom Sub: sourdough roll / roasted mushrooms / roasted garlic / rosemary / vegan or Gruyere cheese / Dijon / red onion / arugula V $9.5
Short Rib Sub: sourdough roll / short ribs / roasted mushrooms / roasted garlic / rosemary / Gruyere cheese / Dijon / red onion / arugula $12.5
Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese: sourdough / cheddar / jalapeño cream cheese / pineapple jam V $8.5
Hippy Stacker: grilled chicken breast / wheat toast / Swiss cheese / avocado / lettuce / tomato / bacon / herb mayo $11
Hipster Stacker: our black bean burger / wheat toast / Swiss cheese / avocado / lettuce / tomato / bacon / herb mayo $10.5
Hip-Hop Stacker: Keener Farms beef patty / wheat toast / Swiss cheese / avocado / lettuce / tomato / bacon / herb mayo $12.5 Keener Farms Burger: wheat bun / Keener beef patty / choice of cheese / lettuce / tomato / onions / pickle / $12.5
Black Bean Burger: wheat bun / housemade black bean burger / lettuce / tomato / onions / pickle / choice of cheese V $9.5
Chicken Breast Sandwich: wheat bun / grilled chicken breast / lettuce / tomato / onions / pickle / choice of cheese $9.5
BBQ Chicken Sandwich: onion bun / chicken breast / bbq sauce / bacon / cheddar / pickles $10.5

Side Items
Coleslaw $3
Cottage cheese $3
Spicy black beans $3
Jasmine rice pilaf $3
Tortilla chips or Potato chips $3
Gluten free bread Add $1
Herbie, salsa, queso, dressing, or sauce
small $.75/ large $1.50



Wheat Penny Oven and Bar

wheat penny

From 5pm Tuesday, January 26th thru Saturday, January 30th, 2021      4 courses for $30.21
Carryout available (937) 496-5268
First Course
Fontina-filled Risotto Balls with Roasted Pepper Smear
Second Course
Juniper Cold-cured Salmon, Pickled Shrimp and Lidia’s Spicy Calamari

Warm Root vegetable Salad with Harissa Vinaigrette
Main Course
Branzino with Olives, Capers and Lemon 
Fregola and Rapini
Liz’s handmade Gnudi 
Shaved Speck, Gorgonzola and Cream
Her Sweet Potato Gnudi 
Lemony Cavolo Nero, Sage Leaves and Pecorino Romano Cheese
Slow-cooked Lamb Shank Tagine 
Butternut Squash, Spinach and Couscous
Cranberry and Orange Vanilla Buckle
Maple Caramel Custard with Malted Chocolate Truffle Bottom
Ginger Pear Riesling Granita