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The Troll Pub at the Wheel House, Dayton, OH

The Troll Pub at the Wheel House

3.8
3.8
228 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Welcome to The Troll Pub - Dayton!

The Troll Pub is a unique dining experience that features a Gastro-pub style menu with a wide selection of great tasting food items, craft beer, and an atmosphere like no other.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 5 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Gastro Pub
  • Hours of operation
    Sunday: 12.00pm - 9.00pm Monday - Thursday: 11.00am - 9.00pm Friday: 11.00am - 10.00pm Saturday: 12.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Phone number
    (937) 723-7709
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Tony Balsamo
  • Neighborhood
    Dayton
  • Cross street
    4th and Wayne
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 228 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

3.8
3.8 based on recent ratings
  • 3.7Food
  • 4Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Cincinnati / Dayton

    Lively

  • Dayton

    Innovative

  • Dayton

    Good for groups

  • Dayton

    Lively

228 Reviews
  1. BonnieJ

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time at the Dayton location, we’ve eaten at the Louisville location before. Fabulous drink choices and our food was amazing! Easy to make a reservation for our party of nine. The table was ready for us. Would definitely recommend and return!

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  2. Christopher

    Indiana

    58 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The staff got overwhelmed just before we arrived. The kitchen was coming off a complete beat down and couldn’t recover. We waited over an hour for our food. We weren’t in a hurry so it wasn’t a deal breaker. Food quality when we finally were served was ok. What should’ve been hot was warm or cool. The fish was really greasy and oil was pooling in the plate. The flavor was ok. I look forward to returning with a better experience. Our server saved the night.

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  3. Margaret

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Since the troll house is a pub with pub food, we thought it would be a good relatively quick spot to go before a show downtown. We arrived on time for our reservation, two hours before the show started, and gave our orders immediately. We waited an hour and 40 minutes for two burgers that never showed up. At that point, we thanked the waitress who had been very kind and apologetic and comped our two drinks, but never got our food. Won’t be going back.
    The Troll Pub at the Wheel HouseResponded 1 day ago
    I'm so sorry for how your night went! This is not usually the experience we provide our guests. I appreciate your feedback and we will continue to strive to be better every day. I wish you had let us box up your food to-go as we offered that free of charge as well when it was ready. We value our relationship to the public and all our guests. We would like the opportunity to try to make things right with you and would appreciate if you would give us the chance. -Raychel, GM

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  4. LisaD

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    It took 15 minutes for anyone to even approach our table for drink order. It took almost an hour after that for us to get our food. Burger and a club sandwich....
    The Troll Pub at the Wheel HouseResponded 1 day ago
    I'm so sorry for how your night went! This is not usually the experience we provide our guests. I appreciate your feedback and we will continue to strive to be better every day. We would like the opportunity to try to make things right with you and would appreciate if you would give us the chance. -Raychel, GM

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    We had a 7:15 reservation prior to a 9:30 show and our food, and others in the restaurant, never arrived. We left without eating. Overheard manager being confrontational with other guests about the same experience. Don’t come here if you don’t have 2 hours to wait for your dinner to arrive. Looks like a fun place and can’t speak to the quality of the food, but service was lacking.
    The Troll Pub at the Wheel HouseResponded 1 day ago
    I'm so sorry for how your night went! This is not usually the experience we provide our guests. I appreciate your feedback and we will continue to strive to be better every day. -Raychel, GM

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  6. julieW

    Tallahassee

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    90 minutes and still no dinner. We walked out. The manger was not helpful.
    The Troll Pub at the Wheel HouseResponded 1 day ago
    I'm so sorry for how your night went! This is not usually the experience we provide our guests. I appreciate your feedback and we will continue to strive to be better every day. We would like the opportunity to try to make things right with you and would appreciate if you would give us the chance. -Raychel, GM

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  7. marianner

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Was surprised we had to pay for parking. $2.39 an hour!

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    The visit was on a Monday night with a party of 8. There were probably 25 total people in the place. But the speakers were set as if it was a Friday night and the place was at max capacity. One of my party ordered wings that came out burnt and dripping in enough oil that he could have lubricated his car.

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  9. JohnS

    Indiana

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another great meal at The Troll Pub. Service and meals were great as usual!

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  10. ColleenG

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nicole was a great server. Good vibes in the restaurant. Burger was the perfect size and not overcooked.

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FAQs

The Troll Pub at the Wheel House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (937) 723-7709.

The Troll Pub at the Wheel House is rated 3.8 stars by 228 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 5 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Troll Pub at the Wheel House

216 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45402

Additional information

  • Cross street
    4th and Wayne
  • Neighborhood
    Dayton
  • Hours of operation
    Sunday: 12.00pm - 9.00pm Monday - Thursday: 11.00am - 9.00pm Friday: 11.00am - 10.00pm Saturday: 12.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Gastro Pub
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Tony Balsamo
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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