Two Dayton classic restaurants — usually closed for lunch — to open extra hours in December


Those looking for holiday lunch destinations have two options in December from two full-service Dayton-area restaurants that are not normally open for lunch the rest of the year. 

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Carvers Steaks & Chops at 1535 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) in Washington Twp. and Jay’s Restaurant at 225 E. Sixth St. in the Oregon District in Dayton — two restaurants that are dinner-only establishments for 11 months of the year — will open for lunch during December to accommodate holiday get-togethers, office parties and other seasonal gatherings. 

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Carvers will launch holiday lunches starting on Monday, Dec. 3, while Jay’s will host lunches starting Wednesday, Dec. 5. Both restaurants will serve lunch on weekdays through Friday, Dec. 21. The hours at both restaurants will be 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Carvers will offer a special holiday lunch menu, but its full dinner menu also will be available to diners. Private rooms are available. 

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Jay’s will serve a special lunch menu. A party room is available.

To make reservations at Carvers, call (937) 433-7099. To make reservations at Jay’s, call (937) 222-2892.



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