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Coco's Bistro, Dayton, OH
Coco's Bistro, Dayton, OH
Coco's Bistro, Dayton, OH
Coco's Bistro, Dayton, OH
Coco's Bistro, Dayton, OH

Coco's Bistro

4.7
4.7
2137 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
You'll always feel welcome at Coco's.

We're a Dayton Original, an independent restaurant where you can have your power lunch, a rehearsal dinner, a fun night, or a place to propose. You'll enjoy contemporary American food, always with amazing service, and reasonable prices for wine and spirits. Thank you Dayton - we love you as much as you love us.

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2 people

9:00 PM


Booked 28 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu 11:30 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sat 4:45 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (937) 228-2626
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Chef Bryan Ondre
  • Private party facilities
    Let us help you create the perfect event; from a going away luncheon to a rehearsal dinner, Coco's has the resources to make it memorable.
  • Private party contact
    Karen or Amanda: (937) 228-2626
  • Neighborhood
    Dayton
  • Cross street
    E Lincoln St
  • Parking details
    Parking lots are located on both the north and the south side of the restaurant. There is also an overflow lot located behind the building on the north side. Street parking is also available if lots are full.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,137 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Dayton

    Best Overall

  • Dayton

    Best Food

  • Dayton

    Best Ambiance

  • Dayton

    Best Value

  • Dayton

    Great for brunch

  • Dayton

    Good for business meals

  • Dayton

    Innovative

  • Dayton

    Healthy

  • Dayton

    Hot spot

  • Dayton

    Neighborhood gem

  • Dayton

    Great for fine wines

  • Dayton

    Romantic

  • Dayton

    Good for special occasions

  • Dayton

    Most Booked

2,137 Reviews
  1. moonlightGM

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    I'm not sure if it was because we were the only young people in the restaurant or if it was obvious we weren't regulars at the establishment but our waiter gave us the worst service I have ever experienced. For 50 minutes after we ordered, the server walked around our table intentionally not making eye contact. We were left there with water and nothing else. When I finally got his attention he didn't apologize but simply said they were busy and the appetizer would be out ion 5 mins. We asked for our meals to come out and he never came back to check that we were okay so I asked for the check and we left.

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  2. TedG

    Cleveland

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It was a little loud with several large parties, but food and service were great so we will definitely be back next time in Dayton.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great gluten free options. Food is outstanding! Our waiter, Tyler, was excellent! Made some great recommendations

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  4. GVGRL

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service, great variety on the menu, and the food was delicious!

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  5. MichaelB

    Cincinnati

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    We went for Easter brunch — it was a flat $30 with a choice of approx 5 main items — a desert — juice — the food wasn’t bad but definitely not worth the cost! The service was okay — not great — the mimosa were $11 — way over priced for what we got — won’t be going back

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing Restaurant and dining experience. Service was top notch better than most fine dining restaurants I’ve visited. Food was unbelievable especially the braised short ribs. Recommend Coco’s everyone needs to go at least once!!!

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  7. JoniS

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    It was rather disappointing. Waiter was slow and actually forgot to even bring us water until we asked again. Portions were small for the price. Not a good experience. Wish there was something in the area like Son of a Butcher.

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  8. convon2

    Cincinnati

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The lobster roll special with house made chips and onion dip was delicious. Would definitely order that again.

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  9. RobS

    Greater Boston

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on March 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cocos is an incredible restaurant in Dayton. It is truly the “it” spot in Dayton to see others and to be seen in the community and the food and the service is 5 star - everything is the best start to finish!

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  10. RobinG

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We love Coco's Bistro. We had a business dinner there and everything was pretty good. We were a bit disappointed in the service being slow. It was not that busy but twice we had to get up and ask for our waiter. I feel like since the gratuity was automatically included with the larger party our waiter was not as attentive. Also, the music piping in over our table was loud. I asked if it could be turned down but it wasn't and it hindered conversation. The food and drinks were very good.

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    West Virginia

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was really mediocre. I wouldn't say it was bad, but for the price you would expect better quality and taste. Hate how the menu is set up, just a giant block of text was horrible to look up on. Service was great, Jason did a stand up job! Music is not the vibe, had me ready to fall asleep, also did not match the atmosphere. With the amount of alcohol on the menu the place was too bright and the music way off. Food was the most disappointing feature, bland flavorless meal, big let down.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    20 reviews

    3.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Our server was very pleasant and helpful with the menu. But, overall, service was slow. I don't mind waiting a little if I have a drink and/or bread, but it took a long time to place the order, a long time for the drinks to arrive, and even longer for the bread. Not sure if this was because our server had too many tables or the problem was with the kitchen. He certainly was busy, as were all the servers. (I pitied the one person who was having to serve the party room. She needed roller skates.) Food varied. We loved the elderberry gimlet--so good. The short ribs and their sauce were tender and delicious, but the green beans were basically raw, and the strong horseradish in the potatoes would not appeal to everyone (unless you like mixing the potatoes with the meat.) The mushroom risotto would have been better with some seasoning. The apple galette was hot and very good.

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  13. Foodie

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place. Everything was perfect. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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  14. TimothyH

    Memphis/West TN

    66 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    66 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Second visit to COCO's. Service was a little slow. The appetizers were excellent but the main meal was just average. Desert was also good.

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  15. SaraS

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our second time to Coco’s for our anniversary. The atmosphere is nice, the service was great and the majority of our food was good. I didn’t have a great experience with the way my Sea Bass was cooked. I have contacted the restaurant directly about it. We will go back for another visit on a special occasion to see how it fares then. Overall, good place to check out if you haven’t already.

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  16. Dianne

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was excellent as always and service fantastic. Moderate prices but fresh food and good crowd. Will be back next time I want a nice dinner out.

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  17. KevinG

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife and I had a very pleasant dinner celebrating her Birthday. CoCo's should be on your restaurant rotation!!

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  18. Jayjac

    Cincinnati

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    From cocktail to dessert, another fabulous Coco’s meal!

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  19. SarahG

    Atlanta Metro

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service! And thank you for putting us in a quiet corner.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing! Service was a little slow towards the end but, I think that was because there seemed to be only one waiter during the lunch rush

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  21. JPZ1

    Columbus

    7 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful ambience and the menu was inviting. Drinks were very good - especially the elderberry vodka cocktail. The waiter Brendan was friendly and engaging. A great start but it went down hill from there. The short ribs were nothing but fat - the flavor was good, but not even a bite of meat. My wife ordered a beet salad with salmon. The salmon was barely cooked. The waiter immediately agreed and offered to bring out another piece of salmon. At the same time, I ordered another beer. Twenty minutes later and no salmon and finally my beer. We told the waiter we couldn't wait any longer for the salmon. The waiter indicated there was a "situation" in the kitchen. He took my wife's salad/salmon and my second beer off the bill and gave us a free dessert. Brendan did the best he could. However, it was clear he had too many tables. We could tell he's a great server but couldn't provide reasonable service. It was our first time to Coco's and we had high hopes. We were disappointed. The place seems to have a lot going for it, so we chalked it up to the restaurant having a bad night due to an issue in the kitchen and probably short-staffed front of the house

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  22. JamesB

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall a positive experience for date night. Service was friendly, the environment was amazing, and the food came out quick and to order.

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  23. JenniferS

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything about our experience was great, from seating us early, to the food, the attentiveness of the wait staff, and the overall ambiance - will defiitely go back.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Coco’s Bistro is by far my favorite restaurant in the Miami Valley, and has been for a number of years. If you get the opportunity to dine here, I highly recommend it!

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was delicious. Amazing seasonal menu. Even though they were busy on Valentine’s Day the service was quick. I’m definitely going to return with my wife for a future date night. 5 stars!

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  26. Foodforthought

    Cincinnati

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always, Coco's remains the best restaurant in Dayton. Creative menu, elegantly casual atmosphere and great service.

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  27. MichaelC

    Coastal Georgia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Excellent meal and will go back. enjoyed the Stivers piano efforts.

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Average food. Great service. Nice layout and design of the restaurant. Won’t wow you and you can get a better value for a date or event in other restaurants in Dayton. But you should try it and see what you think.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place for a date night! Excellent ambiance!

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was excellent, food was awesome, drinks spectacular. Very friendly staff and the whole experience made the pre Valentine's day dinner a great, we will definitely go back.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I loved the entire experience! The owner was so personable. It was a very welcoming atmosphere and the food was great

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  32. JessicaS

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was delicious, portions are just small for the price.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful experience! Wonderful meal! Service was awesome! Very good evening!

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Western NC

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The smoked chicken was excellent. While traveling for business I try to sample locally owned and operated restaurants. Coco's was enjoyable.

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Coco’s Bistro is a lovely restaurant with a great menu and delicious food. The service was excellent and quick. They weren’t too busy for a Monday night and the atmosphere is beautiful and modern. Will definitely be back again! Thank you!

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  36. KzSpot

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Restaurant Week offers, I was very pleased with my food and it was yummy!

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  37. TimF

    Cincinnati

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Coco's always makes every dining experience amazing !!!!

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    The owner Karen, who also doubled as the hostess was rude and dismissive. Our server left a lot to be desired in terms of customer focus and attention. But the food was excellent and it was priced reasonably well for lunch.

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  39. DougH

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The staff was appropriately attentive. The food was delicious.

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  40. AEJ1

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Extremely slow service. Restaurant should have a dress code for staff/hosts. Food overpriced and not very interesting. Atmosphere nice.

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FAQs

Coco's Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (937) 228-2626.

Coco's Bistro is rated 4.7 stars by 2137 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:00 PM


Booked 28 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Coco's Bistro

250 Warren St., Dayton, OH 45402

Additional information

  • Cross street
    E Lincoln St
  • Neighborhood
    Dayton
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu 11:30 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sat 4:45 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Parking lots are located on both the north and the south side of the restaurant. There is also an overflow lot located behind the building on the north side. Street parking is also available if lots are full.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Chef Bryan Ondre
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (937) 228-2626
  • Private party facilities
    Let us help you create the perfect event; from a going away luncheon to a rehearsal dinner, Coco's has the resources to make it memorable.
  • Private party contact
    Karen or Amanda: (937) 228-2626
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