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Molinari's

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8900 Mentor Ave, Ste J, Mentor, OH 44060-6345
440-974-2750
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When in mentor visiting friends this is our first stop. Good Service and good food. Great wine selection........and an traditional pizza oven. Love the Pizza.

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Thank Brent V
mentor, OH
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I dined here to celebrate many successes during the year. We were met with poor service and then added on a manager who pretty much didn't care that we had had poor service. We waited over an hour and a half for dinner. At 9 o'clock at night we decided it was time to say good night.... More 

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Chardon, Ohio
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435 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a buffet for 25 after a funeral Service was first class! Chicken in phylo and sliced roast beef, baked redskin potato wedges, veggie medley, rolls and butter were perfectly prepared. Brownies and cookies for dessert were just the right ending. Good price point too and plenty of good food!

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Concord, Ohio
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

First time there and we used a groupon. Service was top notch. It is fancy, but still casual. Great looking bar area and atmosphere. Food was out of this world. It is pricey but expected and worth it! Kind of hidden in a shopping center but very pleased!

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I simply asked my hotel people to point me in the direction of the BEST, INDIGENOUS, restaurant around and they said without question - Molinari's.... and they were right!! I had a Kobe Beef Carpaccio and it was the best I had ever had!! Just perfect! For dinner I had the Veal 4 Seasons... it was cooked with artichoke hearts,... More 

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Thank gary c
Mentor, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

There are too many great restaurants in mentor to sacrifice a night here. Horrible service and we never got our dinners after an hour and a half! In over 15 years we have never had to talk to a manager....and this one could have cared less. The waitress started out nice but as the night went on we knew she... More 

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mentor, OH
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I am sure the food is great in this place. It came very highly recommended. We even dressed up to enjoy a "fancy night out." We ordered to calamari and mussels for appetizer...then waited over an hour and a half for our entrees. The waitress came by twice and said our food was coming and it was being plated. Our... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
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139 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

My wife had crab cakes that were baked, not pan fried. They were very overcooked and tasted nothing like crab cakes. I had chicken parmesan that was also overcooked and hand no sauce so it was dry. Our server was the only bright spot, Jamie always does a great job. The menu has not changed for years, time for some... More 

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Thank Lakefront_WBY
Mentor, Ohio
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

In my opinion, Molinar's is the best restaurant in Lake County and ranks with the top restaurants in the greater Cleveland area. The food is consistently excellent and the wait staff is professional and well versed in the all the offerings. The menu is a mix of long time favorites and well prepared specials. Very good good wine selection, modest... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Amazing food. Excellent service. Meticulous attention to detail. You will never eat ribs anywhere else once you have had Chef Randal Johnson's delicious ribs. They are served with jumbo onion rings and wonderful cole slaw. So yummy. I always order the full slab so I have plenty to take home. The Chicken Four Seasons is phenomenal. The pork chop is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8900 Mentor Ave, Ste J, Mentor, OH 44060-6345
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: 440-974-2750

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?