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Melodyland Restaurant

208 S Main St, Cortland, NY 13045-3370
607-756-7381
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  • English first
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English first
Cortland, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Melodyland is another one of those great finds. Great Italian food. Family owned and operated. If you don't know about it you'll never just "happen on it". Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday only. Better get there early or you'll be waiting for a seat. Locals flock there. Specials always especially good.

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Cortland, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Family owned and authentic old family recipes make the food here the Italian I grew up on. Off the beaten path in Cortland but still frequented by lots of locals. Reservations and walk ins accepted. Friendly bar tenders and wait staff. Love it there!

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Oriskany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

it is a old-fashion style restaurant... great homemade pasta... Huge portions! and great Garlic Bread!

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Cortland, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Homemade pasta and sauce! Great meal! Good service but small accommodations. Very friendly place! Reservations accepted and encouraged because of small eating area.

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Cortland, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A small family owned Italian Restaurant on South Main Street, This place has the finest spaghetti you will ever taste. From there homemade sauce to their homemade spaghetti. Their pizza is also very good. They don't scrimp on the items that you put on the pizza. This is a place where all the locals go.

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Cortland, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Old fashioned, cozy atmosphere! Great place for real Italian food. Restaurant has been here since the Depression or before, a real treat to go there for dinner.

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New York State
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Best pizza in town by far. Meatballs just like mamma used to make. Family run business. Small dinning room so you may have to wait for a table, but worth the wait.Old school italian!

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Cortland, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I was just reading through these reviews and see one from RDCACERES bashin this place and the owner. First of all, not sure why you put homemade in parenthesis, because the homemade spaghetti is just that. Maybe you ordered regular spaghetti. Secondly, why was the salad terrible? Is it because you didn't have a choice of dressing? What could possibly... More 

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Central NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Melodyland has a long history, and it shows in the 1940s vibe from the structure itself, to Sinatra crooning in the background, to the homey food served by ladies that seem more like moms or sisters than waitresses. I live for the eggplant rollettes and my son loves the meatballs. While some may think the salads are bland, we love... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very good hometown restaurant. Great food and very friendly service! I would definitely return for lunch or dinner and I hear they have excellent pizza!

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Address: 208 S Main St, Cortland, NY 13045-3370
Phone Number: 607-756-7381
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland

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