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Ed Pickens' Cafe on Main

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28 N Main St, Mansfield, OH 44902-1704
419-522-7699
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome food

I went to a Xmas party catered by Cafe Main. The food was awesome. Everything was top quality and fresh. It was a buffet, but the salads were my favorite.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
OhioRedhorse
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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I went to a Xmas party catered by Cafe Main. The food was awesome. Everything was top quality and fresh. It was a buffet, but the salads were my favorite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I had the best burger that I have had since I arrived in this town! Also, the onion rings are to die for!

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Thank Edith M
O'Fallon, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Hired them to cater my daughters wedding. They cancelled a week before, actually according to their dated letter, they planned to cancel before that, just didn't bother to tell me until Saturday afternoon leaving me with 5 days to find other catering. Letter said to contact them if I had questions. They have not returned a call or email since.

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Ashland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Having been invited to an 'appreciation' luncheon, this was a great opportunity to taste what Café on Main had to offer. Deliciousness!! Tasty, fresh salad with garlic Parmesan dressing was my choice. Great dinner rolls with real butter. Roasted vegies, oven-baked potato slices, vegie lasagna, and chicken with mushrooms were offered - I had to try them all, and my... More 

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Thank Sharon S
Springfield, Missouri
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Star rating is not for the food I didn't try any but this place looks really nice! Site needs to be updated this is catering only

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1 Thank AWorkinMan
Mansfield, Ohio
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

So many choices! Build your own combos, delicious sweet treats, and discounted "boxed" lunches from previous day to take back to work and heat up. Soups and sandwiches can't be beat for quick lunch.

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Thank trixie9792
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Closed to public. They only do catering now. To bad good places cannot stay in business. I like the food but some dishes were too salty. Loved the squash, apple & bacon soup.

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Thank Cindy S
Mansfield, Ohio
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It is a nice place on the town's square to meet for lunch.You go up to the counter and order your own great sandwiches and hot food.I love the chicken salad the best.

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Thank marla618
Gahanna, Ohio
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Father was buried in July and Ed presented an awesome buffet for all that attended. Many had to travel several hours after the service so we were glad to have such a great meal for them before they left. Top quality ingredients, wonderful soups and great service! Thanks again! Linda and Jesse Parzero

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Melbourne, Kentucky
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

They are only open weird hours. Stopped by twice. Closed after 3. Closed Saturdays. Ugh. Sorry, Mr. Pickens - we heard the cafe was nice and we really tried!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 N Main St, Mansfield, OH 44902-1704
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mansfield
  • Phone Number: 419-522-7699

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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