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Molinari's

8900 Mentor Ave, Ste J, Mentor, OH 44060-6351
440-974-2750
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Ranked #12 of 163 Restaurants in Mentor
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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English first
New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The atmosphere was elegant for being in a strip mall. Watched the barkeep polish my glass before pouring my wine. The small bite caprise salad was fantastic! Great shrimp pasta which was not one of the specials. Homemade raspberry sherbet for dessert. A must visit spot if you are nearby.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Wonderful food great service. We all ordered different entrees so we could taste each others. Every dish was wonderful. The wine selection is great and they offer retail price on the bottles plus $5 corkage. We were impressed and will be back

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Mentor, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We've been to this restaurant several times-usually for a special occasion. The menu offers interesting options for most food preferences. The service was friendly and efficient. We appreciated the extensive wine list and our server was well-informed, suggesting certain wines for food choices. It's definitely pricey. Is the experience worth the cost? Probably.

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Portland, Oregon
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142 reviews 142 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We came here for dinner on a Friday night with another couple. Our waitress was friendly and the service was good. She recited / read off a long list of specials from 2 - 3 appetizers to several entrees and dessert. It was a bit long and she said it a bit fast. We commented that it would be better... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

there food is generally pretty good i like that wine section and the menu has a lot of good choice, what i don't really care for is there are a lot of "extra" charges like it you want extra dressing and extra this or that, listen when you spending the money to eat at a higher end restaurant those things... More

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Fremont
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I travel to Mentor, OH twice a year and have been dining at Molinari's for about 15 years. My main contact is the night manager named Justin. He is knowledgeable about all the wines and spirits and helps me select the appropriate wine for the party I'm with. (All the wines are in a wine rack accessible to the customers... More

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Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had a large party, and we were seated at the time of our reservation. Its a large dining room with a wine shop and bar on the opposite side. Our mistake was ordering steak at an Italian restaurant. No one had there steak cooked to preference. Stick with pasta and you will be fine. Good desserts and OK service.

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Perry, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The food was amazing, the service was very good. You get what you pay for her; yes the prices are a little high but I didn't mind paying because the food was worth it. Tiramisu for dessert was yummy. Can't wait to go back.

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North Canton, Ohio, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were celebrating an anniversary and a birthday when Molinari's was chosen as the dinner choice. We were not disappointed. The specials list was almost as long as the menu itself with some very modern takes on classics. To begin, they brought a Tuscan bean and olive dip with flatbread. What a delightful change from the ordinary bread/dipping oil that... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I have never had a bad experience here. Food is always tasty & presened well. Service is good - never wait too long for anything. The bread & flavored butter are the best. Every dollar I havs spent there is well worth it.

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