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Mehlman's Cafeteria

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51800 National Rd E, Route 40, Saint Clairsville, OH 43950-9306
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mehlman's has something for everyone ! It reminds me of Sunday dinners out with my family. We owned a restaurant so to go out somewhere else, it had to be good ! Mehlman's is that good. Old people can find something they like, as well as the kids. Try the beef, try the chicken, try the salmon. They are the... More 

Thank Jean H
Wheeling, West Virginia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello Mehlman's, 1975 wants their meal prices back. Mehlman's a no nonsense, home style, inexpensive curiosity. A great stop after a day on the road. Romantic dining, not so much.You get in line, grab a tray,napkins, and silverware, and move down a fast paced chow line. Try not to load up on the pies and cakes at the beginning of... More 

Thank ganeshaka
Saint Clairsville, Ohio
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like cafeteria style food Mehlman's is the place for you. They have a lot to choose from and most everything is good. They tend to cater to the older crowd so food is cooked on the softer side and sometimes needs a little extra spice (salt). Atmosphere is typical cafeteria style. They have a lot of parking but... More 

Thank val6671
Saint Clairsville, Ohio
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food is bland,the people who eat there can not afford anything else, they have lived in the area for years, decades ago it was decent place but time has passed them by. too many other places in town to dine.

Thank Eric T
Bellaire, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Good meal, cafeteria style, large menu choice. clean tables, Not a problem if you have children, senior citizens have assistance carrying tray to tables and staff cleans up tables quickly.

Thank Bill A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Recommended by friends, not disappointed. They have a huge variety of food items tempting you as you wend your way through the line. Entrees for anyone and any taste, plus very good sides to match...leave room for pie, only issue is deciding which type to pick (too many to count).

Thank indychowhound
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We do not live in the area, but find excuses to visit on a fairly regular visit. The variety and quality of food is consistently good. Prices are quite reasonable. An extra piece of pie almost always finds its way into our cooler for a late-night snack. Wish they'd open one closer to us.

Thank Ken H
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389 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Not many of these 'food-line' places these days; Mehlman's does it right with quality, 'comfort food' at rock-bottom prices. Her 'almond salmon' cost only $8.10; my stuffed pepper $3.40, and sides just $1.50. Try to match that 'QPR' (quality/price ratio) elsewhere! Highly recommended.

Thank wildswanDelaware
Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

When we pulled in, the parking lot was packed so I figured that was a good sign, it wasn't. I had the pork chop and mac n cheese, both were edible but barely. Not sure how so many people were here.

Thank JinCollegeHill
Westerville, Ohio
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Even though it is quite busy on Mother's Day and a line the cafeteria type line moved along quite nicely. Selection of entrees salads and deserts was varied and all great presentation. Even though we had a larger group called the night before and we were assured that they would try their best to have a small room reserved for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51800 National Rd E, Route 40, Saint Clairsville, OH 43950-9306
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Saint Clairsville
  • Phone Number: 740-695-1000

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