Upcoming Events




Returning from a multi-week cultural excursion to Spain and Portugal, Bill and Chef Marc are excited to share some of the wonderful drinks and dishes they and their guests tried. The menu is still being finalized, so be sure to follow along on this page.

Tickets are available at http://elmeson.net/pintxos-party/

Wednesday, November 13th - 6:30pm - $40 + tax and tip
El Meson loves to travel the world in search of the most authentic and delicious dishes to bring back to our customers in Dayton. Be sure to follow the page for your chance to join us on our next announced cultural excursion.



Come join us on Wednesday, Nov 27 for the 3rd Annual Thank You Day, a day dedicated to you, our great friends and neighbors that have helped us become the restaurant we are today!

We'll be offering lunch from 11am-2pm and dinner from 4:30-9pm specials of $5 for small plates along with $6 margaritas!

We've come such a long way and still have big plans about all of the great things we want to do here in Dayton. Let's celebrate together!


Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Come join in on this Dayton Holiday tradition and let our family serve your family.

We'll be offering a special menu for the day with a number of our favorite Latin specialties like Paella Valencia and Coconut Crusted Fish, along with our Roasted Turkey Dinner, served with chorizo & bread stuffing, potato and butternut squash mash, Colombian fried rice!

Seating will be limited so make your reservation for any size group today at (937) 859-8229

El Meson's Thanksgiving is from Noon to 6pm with last reservations being accepted at 5pm.

Seasonal Entrées
Turkey Dinner (Latin Style)
Roasted turkey, chorizo & bread stuffing, potato and butternut squash mash, Colombian fried rice. $29.95
Paella Valencia
Spanish rice dish with chicken, pork, chorizo, fish, shrimp, scallops, mussels and rice. $29.95
*both featured menu entrees include a tropical cranberry salad
Queso Fundido
Soft cheese mixed with (chorizo, chicken, mushrooms or shrimp) served with tortillas. $13
Marcos Fish Tacos (3)
Sautéed white mild fish in flour tortillas served with lettuce & tomato with a mango, avocado, & sweet red chili salsa. $13
Gambas al Ajillo
Shrimp sautéed with garlic, parsley hot pepper & olive oil. $12
Sea Scallops
Jumbo scallops seared in olive oil & parsley with avocado-mango salsa & balsamic glaze. $15
Empanadilla Platter
Mini empanadas (choose beef or salmon) served with a spicy sauce. 10 for $13/5 for $8
Manchego Puffs
Sheep cheese toasted on bread. 10 for $13/ 5 for $8
Dip & Chip Trio
Malanga, corn, & plantain chips with salsa maria, mango/avocado salsa, & tomatillo salsa verde. $12
Gourmet Quesadillas
Chicken, chorizo, shrimp, or mushroom with manchego aioli, rice & cheese. Half $12/ Full $19
Coconut Shrimp
Served with a sweet & tangy dijon / citrus sauce. $13
Soups & Salads
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken, rice, hominy, avocado, tortilla strips, cactus, peppers and cheese. $13
Black Bean Soup Cup: $4/ Bowl with white rice: $6
Tropical Salad
Assorted greens, mango, avocado and cranberries with a mango dressing. $6
Meson Salad
Assorted greens, cucumber, onion, pimientos and olives with a white wine vinaigrette. $5
Spinach Almond Salad
Almonds, manchego cheese, olives, red peppers and sherry vinaigrette on a bed of fresh spinach. $8
Carne Asada
Thinly sliced grilled steak topped with chimichurri (Argentine pesto). $21
Steak Encebollado
Grilled steak topped with sautéed tomatoes, onions, & chimichurri. $25
Vegetarian Platter
A variety of vegetarian favorites: vegetarian empanada, butternut squash and potato mash, rice, black beans, yuca, maduros fritos, and patatas alioli. $19
Gourmet Fajitas
Choose beef, chicken or shrimp. Marinated in tropical spices grilled with zucchini and yellow squash. Served with salsa, guacamole, cheese and tortillas. $21
Arroz Ya Ya
Gloria Castro’s Colombian fried rice with pork, chicken, shrimp and green onions. $19
Fresh Fish of the Day
Choose tilapia, barramundi, or salmon. Boneless filet sautéed to perfection. Toppings: Olive oil and lime, spinach salsa or plantain chips. $25
Pescado Romesco
Mild white fish filet dusted in paprika and sautéed in olive oil. Topped with romesco sauce. Served with yellow rice. $23
Coconut Crusted Fish
Fried strips of coconut-crusted fish served with a citrus sauce. $25
Gallo Pinto
Costa Rican rice and black bean dish with tomatoes, onions, cilantro and salsa Lizano. Served with yuca and maduros fritos (fried sweet plantains). $16


To mark the official start of another joyful gift giving (and gift getting) season, we're happy to offer our friends our own Holiday Gifts with an additional gift card for every $50 gift card purchased!
Starting on Friday, November 29 and going through Monday, December 2 the first 50 people to purchase a $50 gift card at ElMeson.net will receive an additional gift card valued at $10-$50!
Then on Tuesday, December 3 through the holidays at ElMeson.net and at the restaurant we'll be offering an additional $10 gift card with every $50 gift card purchased.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Give the gift of time well-spent over good food with family and friends.
On Tuesday, December 17, indulge yourself along with your friends and family as we host the Chocolate & Champagne Tasting! We'll be selecting a number of sparkling wines for you to sample, along with pairings of decadent chocolate and chocolate themed tapas from our kitchen!
Please note that this event regularly sells out, so don't delay on getting your tickets!
Tuesday, December 17th - 6:30pm - $40 + tax and tip