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Melodyland Restaurant

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208 S Main St, Cortland, NY 13045-3370
607-756-7381
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just too my wife to Melodyland for our anniversary. Food was awesome and waitress was very nice. The rustic decor is awesome. Remember to bring cash they don't take credit cards...

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Thank Dan4420
finger lakes NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MelodyLand is a fixture in Cortland casual dining. It has been there since at least the 1950s; other than prices, I wonder if the menu has changed in all those years. My last visit was with a bunch of friends; we went to dinner on a December Saturday evening; the dining room was full. I had a plate of spaghetti... More 

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Thank chasinUpstateNewYork
Cortland, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We love this place, not only for the hearty, delicious southern Italian classics but for the old-time atmosphere and the home-town service. I got out of my routine and ordered a different entree Melodyland last week...equally delicious! I may mix up the pasta choice just for fun but I can never stray from their fabulous homemade meatballs and sausage.

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Thank Ted_and_Laura
Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite Italian restaraunt in Cortland. Their homemade pasta is great. Great customer service; family owned.

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Thank Michael_Jewett
Cortland, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This is a place where saying "some things never change" is a very GOOD thing. Delicious home cooking, attentive and friendly service, and a reasonable price. What's not to love?!

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Thank Ted_and_Laura
New York State
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When our family wants a good Italian meal, we head to Melodyland. The food never disappoints. It's a real mom and pop restaurant that's a favorite of locals. The ambience is simple and hasn't changed in years. My 90-year-old dad remembers dancing there back in the day. Great food at a good price. It's a real gem!

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The food here is truly home made. The interior preserves a 40's or 50's style, with old school tables and booths and Sinatra or Dean Martin in the background. It is a quiet, family style restaurant where most folks know one another, and never disappoints. Stop in and try the stuffed rigs.

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Thank Christopher S
Cortland, New York
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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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Thank margoyager
Cortland, New York
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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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Thank StephanieSTJohn
Oriskany
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 S Main St, Cortland, NY 13045-3370
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: 607-756-7381

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