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Melt Bar & Grilled

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14718 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-4102
+1 216-226-3699
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Parma Ohio
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Portions look big because of the thick slices of bread. Food is good not great don't get a hamburger there. Fries are good. It is one of those restaurants with empty tables and still make you wait a half hour. This was my third time there and every time was a half hour to 45 minute wait. Lakewood is full... More 

Thank M6567QOdanielc
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is awesome. The variety is good for vegans and non vegans alike. The offer several options and combines for all taste buds. The atmosphere is fun and unique.

Thank Q7828YNmelissac
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the waitstaff, the decor is really fun and unique and very fun especially for someone new to the Cleveland area! Staff could not be more friendly.....really welcoming and attentive. The food was good, my husband said there was a little less meat on his sandwich than he would have liked..but the green beans were awesome, the veggie chili and... More 

Thank Barb H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is so awesome. Having all the sandwiches looking like grilled cheese sanwiches, nice idea. I heard about this restaurant on Man vs. Food. Totally worth a stop. Our waiter was great and the food came out quick.

Thank Jarod F
Lakewood, Ohio
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun small restaurant with a unique atmosphere and menu. This is the original location. Many of the newer locations are much larger and can fit the crowds. Unless you go at off peak hours expect to wait for a table. The sandwiches are large enough to share, or to take home half.

Thank bengalwin
Toledo, Ohio
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186 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Love the sandwiches at Melt! Tried the Summerfield Chicken (I think that is what it was called) and it was delicious! Fries are great too! Had excellent service; waiter was very attentive to refilling drinks throughout the meal. Melt is a must-visit when in CLE.

Thank katpilch
Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

These grilled cheese sandwiches aren't your momma's basic sammies. They have many options to choose from as well as awesome monthly specials. They also serve mead! I haven't come across many places that do! I'd definitely recommend trying it! The portions are huge. Even getting just a half of a sandwich, I still usually have leftovers.

Thank Mo S
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377 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Brought my sister here for a birthday dinner. She had never been and I always rave about how great it is. So we rolled in, waited about 20 minutes for a table. Were seated by the bar. We started with a couple of Island Mules, delicious. That was one of the best drinks I've had in a while. For dinner... More 

Thank Lori H
Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We stopped in from out of town after finding this on my TV food maps app. I had seen that this had been visited by Diners Drive in's and Dive's, Man Vs Food, & The Best Thing I Ever Ate. Being from out of town, we normally like to find a locally famous restaurant and avoid the chains. We were... More 

Thank Kimberly L
Brooklyn, Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Tried to stop by for lunch twice in the past 3-weeks. Tall, black haired women/hostess says "it'll be a least an hour wait" in her snotty toned voice. There was no one waiting and at least 4-5 empty tables, we left and went to Panera. We went back to Melt today, even called our order in 30 minutes in advance.(1/2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Bar, Pub, American, Soups, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14718 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 216-226-3699
Melt Bar and Grilled features gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, craft beers and signature cocktails in an eclectic, relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Featured on several national television programs and in countless publications, Melt puts a new spin on traditional bar food in a setting that is cool, fun and very unique. In addition to Melt's signature grilled cheese sandwiches, many vegetarian/vegan and gluten-free options, appetizers, salads and desserts are also available. Patrons may dine in, order take-out, or speak to a staff member about catering their next event. Melt Bar and Grilled is an independently owned and operated restaurant group based in Cleveland, Ohio. Melt was created in 2006 by owner/founder Matt Fish with the simple goal of providing great food and awesome craft beers in a very fun and unique atmosphere. Melt has grown from its humble small storefront beginnings to multiple regional locations with more organic growth planned. Melt continues to grow and prosper because of The Melt Family: The amazing staff and management team. Thank you and welcome to Melt!

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