Dinner Menu

2 1/2 Hours Before Evening Performances | 1 West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402

Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call 937-222-0623 or make reservations online.


The perfect combination of dining & convenience!

Open for dinner 2 1/2 hours prior to most performances at the Schuster Center and some performances at the Victoria Theatre.

Located only steps away from the Box Office and theatre, you can park, pick up your tickets, dine, and enjoy a fantastic performance – all in one stunning location. We’ll even bring you your tickets and a program while you dine!

Starters/Small Plates

Shrimp and Scallop $16
Oven-roasted shrimp and scallop, fried shrimp, fresh avocado, mango sphere and chili gel

Corned Duck $10
Corned duck, purple mustard, sweet garlic, pickled raisins, rye toast

Blueberry and White Cheddar Fondue $11
White cheddar, fresh blueberries, balsamic reduction, lemon zest, crostini

Stuffed Squash Blossoms $14
Fresh squash blossoms stuffed with house-made Boursin cheese and fried in a light batter, paired with a smoky butternut squash puree

Lobster Beignets $12
Lobster and bleu cheese beignets served with an avocado cream

Crab Cakes $13
Fried crab cakes topped with a tomato and corn tartar, garnished with orange segments and mixed greens tossed with a lime vinaigrette

Fried Brussels Sprouts $9
Fried Brussels sprouts tossed with a sage Dijon cream sauce, topped with toasted sliced almonds and N.Y. white cheddar cheese

The Garden

Add Chicken +$5, Two Crab Cakes +$8, or Salmon +$8

Citilites House Salad $5
Mixed greens, vegetable garnish with choice of dressing

Kale Caesar Salad $6/$11
A bed of baby kale topped with garlic rosemary croutons, Parmesan cheese, and sweet potato chips

Wintergarden Salad $7/$13
A Citilites classic with mixed greens, diced apples, bleu cheese, dried cranberries, spiced pecans, and carrots, served with sweet-herb vinaigrette

The Burgers

Make your burger a platter with a cup of tomato bisque, house salad, or fries for $3.

Chef’s Double Smashed Burger $14
A double stack prime beef cheeseburger cooked and seasoned to perfection with tomato, lettuce and onion, served with our house-made Citi-Chips

Citilites Vegetable Burger $12
This house favorite mixture of flaxseed, mixed vegetables, and fresh herbs is formed to a gluten-free vegan patty on a bun from Evans Original Bakery, topped with a smoked Gouda cheese and aioli, served with lettuce, tomato, onion, and house-made sweet potato chips

The Classics

The Classics include choice of a cup of tomato bisque or house salad and rolls with whipped butter. Upgrade house salad to a small Wintergarden or kale Caesar salad for $2.

Ed Hill Roasted Chicken $26
Roasted chicken breast and lollipop leg from Hill Family Farms, purple risotto, fried Brussels sprouts and carrots, surrounded by a chicken velouté sauce

Butter-Poached Lobster $31
Lobster tail poached in butter, corn panna cotta, edamame and diced tomatoes, frisse, and lobster bisque sauce

Roasted Pork Loin $24
Roasted pork chop, tamarind caramel potatoes, glazed fried Brussels sprouts, and a pork cream sauce

Manhattan Ribeye $30
Manhattan ribeye cooked in duck fat with garlic and marjoram, sous vide and pan-seared to order, served with asparagus butter, salted fresh mushrooms and fresh peas, mashed potatoes, and a classic bordelaise sauce

Lemon and Blueberry Scallops $29
Pan-seared scallops with a lemon curd risotto and blueberry fluid gel

Eggplant Napoleon $22
Fried eggplant rounds with roasted tomatoes, portobello cap stuffed with fresh baby spinach, roasted pepper, fresh mozzarella and balsamic reduction

Brie Pasta $19 (Add Chicken Breast +$5, Shrimp +$6)
Capellini pasta tossed in a Champagne, brie, and Parmesan cream sauce with garlic fresh tomatoes

Ratatouille $19
A mixture of tomatoes, squash, zucchini, and eggplant with fresh herbs and potato sauce

We are proud to feature Ohio Amish Chicken, sustainably farmed Scottish salmon, and to work with local vendors including Hydro-Growers, Hill Family Farms, Evans Bakery, Rhan’s Bakery, and Warped Wing Brewery.