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Melissa's Main Street Bistro

407 Main St, Stoneham, MA 02180
(781) 438-7243
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Ranked #16 of 55 Restaurants in Stoneham
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went with friends for dinner before the theater. Shortribs were very good, but the place has a definite ant infestation. Haven't been back since they remodeled. Hopefully they addressed this problem.

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Everything was great, except that they ran out of scallops. So I opted for the duck and it was really good. Its nice to see a variety of risotto's on the menu. We informed them that we were going to the theatre and gave ourselves 75 minutes, but the food still took longer then expected, even with our notice, so... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews 90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Don't let the storefront on Main St. in Stoneham Square fool you--this meal can hold it's own with the best of the urban spots. We have been a handful of times over the past year and have been consistently impressed. Most recently, we shared the calamari appetizer, which was one of the best ever. I am not even a huge... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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153 reviews 153 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

One of the best meals in a long time. Sure. downtown Stoneham is not the North End and lacks the ambiance and excitement. But the food is absolutely fabulous. It is like a storefront restaurant and upon entering, you will see the white tablecloths and an open kitchen. I presume everything is fresh and made from scratch. Our waiter was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Recently took my wife there for a last minute dinner. We've been before, but not for a few years. We enjoyed our meal (crab cakes were awesome, salmon was v good) - I'd say a fair criticism of the place is the slow service (took 20-30 mins just get a drink) - they clearly need to hire some waitstaff. We'll... More 

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Wakefield, MA
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250 reviews 250 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
328 helpful votes 328 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We also tried this restaurant on a Groupon and we loved it. The food was excellent and fresh. The prices are a little steep, but comparable to other restaurants of this type. It is small and cozy and you get the service that you would hope for in a restaurant this size. The staff was very friendly. We highly recommend... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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147 reviews 147 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We recently went to Melissa's Main Street Bistro with a Groupon. We had never heard of Melissa's before (which is why Groupon is a great idea). There were 4 of us, and we all ordered difference dishes. Everything, and I mean every thing we ordered was perfection from the appetizers (asparagus wrapped in prosciutto) to the salads (caprese was delish,... More 

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N. Reading, MA
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31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

It is small, the food is cooked to order , and they have an interesting menu . Not a boring meat and potatoes place. Be prepared to spend a little time but it is not suppose to be a fast food restaurant I took my sister here for a 4 course dinner and every course was to die for

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14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Second time going here because its right next to the Stoneham Theatre. Very rude service both times. To the point I will not go back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

My sister and I went to Melissa's about one month ago and loved this small restaurant. Our waitress, Lauren was wonderful and very informative. My sister had a pork tenderloin dish with raviolis with a sage sauce and I had the panko haddock. It took some time to receive our meals, which was fine and well worth the wait to... More 

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Additional Information about Melissa's Main Street Bistro

Address: 407 Main St, Stoneham, MA 02180
Phone Number: (781) 438-7243
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Stoneham
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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