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Coldwater Cafe & Catering
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
8 oz CAB, roasted garlic smashed potatoes, sauted haircot vert, house made steak sauce, fried onions
sriracha cocktail sauce
a large pan seared lobster crabcake atop a bed of baby spinach, red onion, sundried tomatoes, and shaved parmesan cheese lightly tossed in our champagne vinaigrette and served with our spicy corn remoulade
First time eating at this restaurant and I was blown away by how great everything was. I've eaten at a lot of restaurants in various states over the years and while I enjoy most places I visit, it is rare that I would deem a place exceptional, but Coldwater Cafe is, indeed, exceptional. Everything was fantastic. I ordered the salmon salad, and it was one of the best salmons I've ever eaten.
My meal alone was $72.00. Meal wonderful, beautifully prepared. A long skinny booth for 5 older people not so much. Ones on end couldn’t hear us in other end.
Expected a regular table so we could hear each other. And White Fabric Tablecloths PLEASE! Disappointed in that!
Great salmon salad and beautiful atmosphere. Friendly staff
Always a great experience @ Coldwater Cafe. Wish they were located in Kettering/Oakwood area.
We had dinner on the outside patio. Our server, Kelly, was outstanding. She somehow remembers our favorite drinks and food and always has suggestions for something new or a different preparation. I had the salmon blackened this time and was not disappointed. My husband had the filet which was cooked perfectly and even better then we remembered. Coldwater is a gem that we will continue to frequent often.
Never get a bad meal - it is so incredibly good.
The filet was cooked to perfection for both of us. We agree it was the best we’ve ever had. We couldn’t resist getting desserts or eating it all. The outdoor alley seating was enjoyable. Even though we were able to see the traffic, it wasn’t intrusive. Service was top notch. Everyone was friendly and worked exbiditiously
Wonderful outside dining experience!!! Fantastic food and drinks and atmosphere!
Great overall. Lovely sheltered outdoor eating area.
Great place to eat outside. The mussels are the best!!
Beautiful day to sit outside! The food was all amazing! The service was friendly & attentive. Thanks for a fun afternoon!
Excellent food as always. Great caramel appletini.
Awesome like always
All of our food was perfect, from salads to dessert. Our server, Bridget, was great. Very friendly and helpful. We love Coldwater Cafe. It's our favorite place for a special dinner.
Just love me some Coldwater Cafe! Had the mussels and a wedge salad. Excellent!
Absolutely wonderful! Food was fantastic and our server Jill was amazing. 5 stars!!!!!
Celebrating Anniversary and got a complimentary desert and glass of Champagne.
Meal and drinks were delicious. I appreciate that Coldwater Cafe is following state safety orders. This made me feel very comfortable. I would like to see them add some outdoor heaters to their patio. I think this would make this area more able to be utilized more months out of the year. Hot Toddy, soup and salad were all amazing. And definitely make room for desert. Their carrot cake and chocolate mouse cake were amazing. We'll be back!
This past Saturday we went to the Coldwater Cafe to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The staff made sure we had a special evening starting with a complimentary Prosecco. Our meals were cooked to perfection, and we ordered Nicks carrot cake to go we could enjoy it later.
We were seated next to the elevator, stairs and the drink refill area. High traffic area for this busy night. Loud and very "in the corner" feeling. Service was poor due to large number of guest. Even though we arrived early to beat the evening guest. ( 5:15) we were celebrating our 30th Anniversary and it was the most un-romantic spot in the restaurant. It was very disheartening to spend over $100.00
( including tip) for this evening. Portions were rather small for the price. The food was good. However I don't think we will return. First impression make a huge impact. Just because it is only two of us dinning, we tip very well. Therefore we should be treated just as well as the larger parties. I wish the business well.
I made reservations on line and still had to wait to be seated. Thought having a reservation in advance would get us seated when we arrived (and we arrived early).
Simply, the best non-steakhouse restaurant in the DAYTON area. Coldwater Cafe runs circles around their competitors. They have an exceptionally creative menu.
My lobster crab cake salad was outstanding. Each person at our table of 4 had a different entree. My grilled cheese aficionado friend said "This is the best grilled cheese sandwich I have ever eaten". THANK YOU COLDWATER!
This is my favorite restaurant. I continue to have great food and good service
Yum! Mussels are the best ever! Always fantastic food and friendly service
Fantastic service for lunch at a table in the bar area! Our server, Hannah, was very knowledgeable about the menu, let us try the soup of the day, and offered suggestions for our entrees, drinks, and desserts. The bar area was not as quiet as the dining room, but was a pleasant environment for lunch with a friend. The food was delicious as always and our desserts were amazing! Coldwater Cafe desserts are always scrumptious and we look forward to trying new featured desserts as well as their classics each time we come!
The service and the staff are impeccable. The food is delicious and everything is made fresh. The ambience is very sweet and welcoming. I would not go anywhere else to celebrate a special occasion.
Wonderful meal, never had anything I have not liked. Visit a few times a year. Our server was fine, just not as enthusiastic as I have experienced. The is a very unique restaurant. Price is what i would expect to pay due to the superior quality of food.
We usually are in the Tipp City area this time of year and never pass up the opportunity to lunch at the Goldwater Cafe. The food is excellent , wait staff very attentive and the ambiance Wonderful . It is always a treat to take friends there to dine and catch up with each other
We were very please with the food, drinks, service and outside seating
perfect evening, great food, great service, all the help couldn't have been more pleasant, love the new whiskey glasses
There were six of us and the booth was a bit cramped with six older adults. My husbands lamb shank was tough but his friend ordered the same and his was tender. Go figure.
Sat in the vault by ourselves. It was nice. The past with shrimp was outstanding along with the wedge salad. My wife had the Tilapia and it was good as well. Coldwater Cafe is her favorite and it was her birthday. Our waitress was so nice and attentive.
the lobster crabcakes were very good. so were the steaks
Fantastic food! Will be back for sure. Super convenient to reserve the table online instead of a long wait. Great service and I can’t say enough about the food! Have already told quite a few people they have to stop in!
My husband wears a hearing aid in one ear and a cochlear device in the other, so noise level is very important to us. We had a pleasant lunch with our granddaughter. Everything was wonderful.
Well organized and prompt, the service and food was amazing and dessert was heavily enjoyed. Best restaurant in the Dayton area, by far.
The weather was perfect for an outdoor lunch.
The service was perfect and so was the food.
Hope you get the squash soup back soon!
Only gave 4 stars because my husband ordered the Lamb Shank and he felt if was over cooked and didn't care for the flavor. We had Kelly as our server and she was outstanding. She was very knowledgeable about the menu and just a very good server.
Our food was delicious and our server was friendly and professional. The salmon with couscous and citrus vinaigrette tasted fresh and flavorful. (The only minor hitch was that the entree came out half way through the salad course but the server was apologetic and this is not typical of our experiences here.)
Coldwater Cafe & Catering offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (937) 667-0007.
Coldwater Cafe & Catering is rated 4.9 stars by 1661 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.