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Melini Cucina

603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
+1 740-355-3141
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“bread” (5 reviews)
“calzone” (8 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Was a little underwhelmed by the food. It was ok. Had the Chicken Alfredo. Daughter got the Shrimp Alfredo. My chicken looked like the Kroger Brand chicken strips. Not good! But the bread and desserts were good. We got the cheesecake. Service was great and...More

Thank TCo2424
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Melini offers a pleasant dining room with beautiful wood interior and bar. Very conveniently located, open for lunch and dinner.. I enjoy the pasta dishes, the salads and the bread that is offered at each table. The portions are well prepared and ample so appetites...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

As another reviewer mentioned, this restaurant's name is listed incorrectly. It is BELINI CUCINA. Wait staff folks were extremely friendly, helpful, and attentive. Service was excellent and timely - not a long wait on a Thursday evening. However, portion sizes of the dinner specials (...More

Thank happyspirit4ever
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Have been eating there for years and portions are getting smaller each time. We are not talking about expensive ingredients here. Pasta/lettuce type stuff. OK service and pleasant atmosphere but we simply always left unsatisfied and a little hungry. We stopped going because of this.

Thank Charley G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

When I want to treat myself to a good meal or take someone out for a special meal, this is an excellent choice. I like a good italian meal with a glass of wine. I am not one to go out to eat alone but...More

Thank KEC66
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We hesitate to order seafood in a restaurant that is in a land locked state and located in a small town. I took a risk and won. I ordered the Zuppa Di Pesce ($16) which is shrimp, mussels and clams sautéed in white wine with...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is ok and the service was good but neither are screaming for a second visit. I had the spaghetti which should be an easy Italian dish but not for them. It tasted like the sauce had been watered down.

Thank tretrac00
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy good Italian food with a friendly staff this is the place you want to visit. The food is excellent and the atmosphere laid back and comfortable. The homemade bread is delicious and a great prelude to a great meal.

Thank gpenix59
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

As you can tell by my title I really like their bread. Recommend the manicotti with angel hair pasta and their calzones are great also.

Thank Fryesof4
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is my favorite place in town for pizza. You can taste the fresh tomatoes in the sauce. It's delicious and CHEAP--$14 for a large pizza and the slices are HUGE. If you're not in the mood for pizza, there's a ton of options to...More

Thank amandarenalewis
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19 July 2015|
Response from Douglas C. F | Reviewed this property |
Lunch thru Cocktail hours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 740-355-3141
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