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Mel-O-Dee Restaurant

2350 S Dayton Lakeview Rd, New Carlisle, OH 45344-2317
+1 937-849-1378
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cole slaw” (36 reviews)
“roasted chicken” (58 reviews)
“bread” (28 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2350 S Dayton Lakeview Rd, New Carlisle, OH 45344-2317
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy this restaurant very much as I have been coming for awhile but to my surprise this past Sunday we were dining in the mid afternoon and after enjoying our meal we waited patiently for our waitress to come back to ask if we wanted...More

Thank toddw725
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It was just alright. A little pricey for what we ordered and received. It was very busy while we were there so the locals must enjoy it. I ordered breakfast and it wasn't great. One thing that was good was my husband's cold slaw.

Thank yayaaiaaeop
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The locals love it -- so, it must just be me! I had the house special double hamburger "with special sauce" -- absolutely flavorless -- baked potato was not fresh -- slaw was good. Husband had breakfast -- menu states "served all day" -- no...More

Thank sharon p
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My family starting going to Mel-O-Dee when it was built in 1965 and have continued. The food is delicious, service is great. I had an out of town guest meet me for dinner here and they could not say enough good things about the food....More

Thank 189sindyp
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Chicken is always great, shrimp dinner, white fish, meatloaf, I could go on and on with a large variety you can’t go wrong for a home cooked meal that will keep you coming back whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner. The homemade slaw is the...More

Thank Kevsgang
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Arrived around 530p on a Thursday and waited about 10 minutes to be seated. Very busy place! Teresa was my friendly server who was buzzing around numerous tables. Reminded me of a small town diner There were quite a few daily specials to choose from,...More

Thank Napunani
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Melody prides itself in the boasted items which are very good. Rest of party had broasted chicken. I opted for breakfast. Pretty traditional so very good with the outlier being the griddle toasted fresh bread ... exceptional. I will remember it next time. Very friendly...More

Thank BrianCK01
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Everything here is so good!!! I had beef, mashed taters & gravy. My hubby had broasted chicken & fish. Plus they had a cute St. Paddy's Day tree.

Thank WellsClark123
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great broasted chicken, creamy coleslaw and fresh breads. service was a little slow, and the waitress was not exactly friendly.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Melodee has been around since the 1960s it is a staple for anyone who comes to new Carlisle they have the best service most friendliest faces and the most amazing broasted chicken ever!! From there all you can eat broasted fish to their roasted pork...More

Thank Kelley R
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Russell C
30 January 2015|
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Response from ejay6656 | Reviewed this property |
Different maybe, best around, still! plus ingredients have changed over the years.....a little different here, a little different there, add them up, and big different overall...... last time we were there, service was... More
Carolynn V
25 December 2014|
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Response from Traveler01171965 | Reviewed this property |
They were open on Christmas Eve and that was a mess though .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2350 S Dayton Lakeview Rd, New Carlisle, OH 45344-2317
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  New Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 937-849-1378
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