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Melanzana Italian Restaurant and Grill - CLOSED

410 Pine State St, Lillington, NC 27546-5811
+1 910-514-9711
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible16%
Jul 25, 2014
“End of a family tradition”
Jun 6, 2014
“Not authentic canned veggies”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
410 Pine State St, Lillington, NC 27546-5811
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

For the past several years I have treated my out of town family and guests to eat at this restaurant, and its predecessor under a different name (casa Carini - across the river in Lillington). My guests were routinely delighted with the food and the...More

3  Thank Jtgmreilly
Reviewed June 6, 2014

First it is housed in an old Andy's restaurant, which it looks like they decided to keep the black and white tile floor, when you first walk in you get the view a line of receptacles from the old kitchen, that was a clue to...More

1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed April 27, 2014

My family and I were traveling and stopped in for dinner. Great atmosphere, friendly staff. There was so much on the menu that sounded delicious, it was hard to choose. My son's calzone was stuffed and delicious! There was enough that he had another meal's...More

1  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed April 9, 2014

We arrived for lunch at 12pm, a busy time in Lillington for the lunch crowd. We were the only people in the resteraunt. That should have been our first sign. My friend had the chicken salad wrap. The waitress had to go ask the cook...More

Thank David M
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Went with a group of military friends for a birthday party. Didn't really enjoy the food. It didn't taste fresh to me, mostly frozen, My salad dressing was good though. I think that is made fresh, or at least in house from a mix. Just...More

Thank Carrie M
Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

Okay, overall it's okay. I mean it, everything is only okay. We read some of the reviews comparing it with casa Carini and decided to try it. The food is a good portion but it was definitely missing a lot of flavor. Maybe it was...More

Thank Atablefortwo
Reviewed December 1, 2013

Melanzana Italian, near the corner of hwy 401 and 210 in Lillington was just what I was hoping for! Sunday brunch buffet featured fresh salad bar with modest antipasti, pasta bar, pizza bar and dessert bar. I found the pasta carbonera and pasta with vodka...More

1  Thank Storysuz1
Reviewed September 29, 2013

I had the pasta e fagioli and it seems that the broth had a tomato soup base--very sweet. No evidence of bean broth. they brought out the soup with no spoon and then took several minutes to get one. Then I had the antipasto. After...More

Thank Roy C
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Wanted to try this new joint in the old Andy's/Domino's building for a while now. Went last night and was pleasantly surprised with the decor, menu, and quality of the food. Nothing I had blew me away but it was good quality, homemade Italian food....More

1  Thank Tyler W
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Was really amazed at the wonderful lunch buffet ! Must say the baked eggplant was one of the best I have ever eaten. All food on the buffet was fresh and hot, salads cold and crisp. The Balsamic Vinaigrette was out of this world. Great...More

2  Thank Laura T
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Pine State St, Lillington, NC 27546-5811
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lillington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-514-9711
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