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Melodyland Restaurant

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208 S Main St, Cortland, NY 13045-3370
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Cortland, New York
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70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Italian restaurants in Cortland/ Cortland County. I love their sauce and pizza. their hot sausage is outstanding as will,

Thank katydid34
Forest, Virginia
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122 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Melodyland formerly could be counted on for a great meal, but a recent experience makes me believe it is past its prime. The restaurant is dated and a little dark, but a pleasant neighborhood type restaurant with friendly staff. Years ago we were regular visitors and had very good pizzas and dinners but had moved away; during a return visit... More 

Thank loves2travelandmore
Cortland, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

The food at this restaurant is FABULOUS!!! A small, family run business with authentic Italian food! My favorite restaurant!

1 Thank Ann H
Cortland, New York
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

I believe this is the oldest restaurant in Cortland. It has been around since before I was born! I love their homemade pasta, sauce, meatballs and sausage! The ambience is original old - I feel like I'm transported to a time when I was a child . It's just a wonderful place!!

Thank Linda S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 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...

1 Thank Dan4420
finger lakes NY
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249 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

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 

1 Thank chasinUpstateNewYork
Cortland, New York
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186 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Ted_and_Laura
Cortland, New York
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

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

1 Thank Michael_Jewett
Cortland, New York
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186 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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?!

1 Thank Ted_and_Laura
New York State
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

2 Thank crtrptr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?