About


Meadowlark is a chef-owned and operated neighborhood restaurant in the heart of Dayton, Ohio. Our menus feature high-quality ingredients cooked simply but imaginatively with lively, bright-tasting flavors. Our cooking is geared toward the American palate, which means fluffy, buttermilk mashed potatoes, homemade pickles and cornbread, great pancakes at brunch and yes, there will always be a burger on the menu. We also feature meat, fish and vegetarian dishes that employ the flavors and techniques from around the world that we have all come to love. This is contemporary everyday cooking, from scratch, made and served with local pride.

You’ll love our:

  • Big, juicy sandwiches with house-made condiments
  • Beautiful salads with great garnishes and dressings
  • Fresh vegetables and side dishes
  • Superb roasted and grilled meats
  • Simply prepared fresh fish
  • Sumptuous vegetarian cooking
  • Simple, luscious desserts

The Bar at Meadowlark

Meadowlark has a bar program featuring an impressive variety of spirits, freshly squeezed vegetable and fruit juices, lots of fresh herbs, housemade syrups from ginger to hibiscus to black pepper, and our awesome homemade bitters. Our craft beer and small producer wine lists change with the seasons. With everything that’s happening in the world of libations, it’s easy to be passionate about what we offer at the bar. Good snacks, great cocktails and our skilled and lovely bartenders make Meadowlark a good place to meet for a drink.