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Melini Cucina

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603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Portsmouth, Ohio
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you enjoy good Italian food with a friendly staff this is the place you want to visit. The food is excellent and the atmosphere laid back and comfortable. The homemade bread is delicious and a great prelude to a great meal.

Thank gpenix59
Portsmouth, Ohio
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you can tell by my title I really like their bread. Recommend the manicotti with angel hair pasta and their calzones are great also.

Thank Fryesof4
Russell, Kentucky
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite place in town for pizza. You can taste the fresh tomatoes in the sauce. It's delicious and CHEAP--$14 for a large pizza and the slices are HUGE. If you're not in the mood for pizza, there's a ton of options to choose. My go to is the Catalina Florentine!

Thank amandarenalewis
Casstown, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this place twice in the past 2 years. We come during The DTWC and love this place. The food is amazing and authentic. Wish they were closer to where we live. We love Italian food and this is good place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

It's okay..haven't been there in awhile because shortly after they opened- the food started being not so great. Maybe different ingredients or recipes. I'm not sure. But anyway I decided to give it another try yesterday..and it has been a few years since I'd eaten there however, I discovered that it's not bad. Atmosphere is great. Food is lacking that... More 

Thank Rmarsh7867
Maineville, Ohio
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

This is actually Belini Cucina.....on Chillicothe street in Portsmouth, Ohio. We had a wonderful meal here, service very good and priced moderately. Having been to Italy several times we know this type of food and had no complaints at all. They were very busy......always a good sign, and many larger (6+) groups were there. We'd go again for sure!!

Thank Julie K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

The restaurant is locate din the downtown area in an old building on the main street. I have eaten there several times and enjoyed each. I particularly enjoy the veal parmigean. Everything I have had has been very good, well prepared food. The staff try to make you comfortable and are very friendly. Complimentary breadsticks are served with the meals.... More 

Thank Route52
Knoxville, Tennessee
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Had the lasagna for lunch. Three layers of pasta with a little meat virtually no cheese inside Flavor did not explode either Average at best

Thank colinacirc
Mansfield, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Best Lemon Cheese cake ever! Our family loves having family dinners at MELINI CUCINA....Kid friendly.....Great place for Date NIte too!

Thank JeanWalsh
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Great Service and even better food. The only thing is the prices are really high for a hole in the wall restaurant. The place was clean the atmosphere was cute and cozy like a bar/cafe' not worthy of such high pricing. They maybe trying to gouge the college students from Shawnee University nearby. Not a place I would comeback to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 740-355-3141

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