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8815 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-4710
804-285-1107
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A local favorite near Regency Square

It's been many years since I've been in this area and had dinner at a local favorite like Melito's. Had dinner and really enjoyed the Reuben sandwich along with the beer special at $2.50 of pint on Thursday night. A big kudos to Fred Siewers, Dave Hillgrove, and won't stop for picking a cool place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Pete K
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Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Just a good ole neighborhood restaurant with good food that you can always count on!! We love it especially late Sunday's around 2-2:30 as it is usually less crowed. I really enjoy their egg salad sandwich which is a light lunch. Their tuna is also quite good. Their brunch eggs Benedict are yummy!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I was excited to try Melitos famous hot dog and their "spicy" chili topping. What a disappointment it was. The chili was straight from some massive generic labeled can and yes flavorless. Their hot dogs are not inexpensive either which compounded my disappointment. I have yet to find a good hot dog in the RVA. Joey's was awful as well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It's been many years since I've been in this area and had dinner at a local favorite like Melito's. Had dinner and really enjoyed the Reuben sandwich along with the beer special at $2.50 of pint on Thursday night. A big kudos to Fred Siewers, Dave Hillgrove, and won't stop for picking a cool place for dinner. Located near Regency... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a great place for lunch. They are known for their hotdogs, but serve a wide variety of sandwiches for lunch. The prices are reasonable so it is very busy at lunch time. We arrived at 12:05 and had to wait 20 minutes for a table on a weekday, even though they had a table for 6 available, but... More 

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Mechanicsville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was a Sisters’ day out and we decided to check out a friend’s recommendation. We arrived at Melito’s about 11:30 a.m. This restaurant has a lively, but casual and friendly atmosphere. It boasts an expansive menu, but is known for their hot dog specialties. We dined on a lunch special of a hot dog, with chili (the tomato sauce... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We arrived early, before noon and had no trouble snagging a booth. Server was attentive with drinks arriving quickly, order taken efficiently and frequent checkups to remove finished plates. Mom and LT had a cup of French onion soup which arrived hot and tasty. LT had the chicken salad club on wheat with fries... generous proportions... a bit too much... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

wow I cant believe how long Melito's has been around! years and years ..and still going strong.The sandwiches are always great as are their salads and the service is excellent. Great atmosphere ( very friendly) always a good bet for a nice consistently good meal...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were able to get a seat quickly (at the bar since all tables were full), the hot dog with mustard onion and chili was delicious, the fries, although not fresh cut, were cooked to perfection with crunchy outside and soft inside. The food was hot. The house side salad was so large that I couldn't eat all of it.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a fine neighborhood restaurant. Their hot dogs are classic, but I recommend a bit more exploration. They have nice salads and sandwiches, and I have had some good fish there. The bar is often rocking, and the overall atmosphere is friendly and busy. The hostesses and wait staff are hopping, they take very good care of the customers.... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We love Melito's. Huge lunch variety available. Excellent hot dogs (the junk dog has chili, cole slaw, onion, mustard, and cheese). The sandwiches are great. And the soups and salads are wonderful too. Melito's is one of our favorite Richmond establishments. I highly recommend it!

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Additional Information about Melito's

Address: 8815 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-4710
Phone Number: 804-285-1107
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8815 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-4710
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-285-1107

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?