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Mehlman's Cafeteria

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51800 National Road, Route 40, Saint Clairsville, OH 43950
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Bellaire, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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134 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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369 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank hulkster14
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is an "old-time" cafeteria. You go through line and ask for the items you want and pay at the end. Very service oriented. Good standard comfort food. Nothing fancy, but all quite tasty. Make sure you get a piece of their home made pies.

Thank St_Nick61
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. From the time you step thru front door and back out takes about 15 minutes. Everything tastes homemade. Doesn't matter how busy they are there's plenty of room. Leave your tray on the table and walk out. All desserts are homemade including pies, cheesecake etc. Closed on Monday and accepts credit cards

Thank David L
Vienna, West Virginia
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We love to stop there to eat when traveling that way. We can get just what we want since we are watching our food intake. Love this place.

Thank Beverly A
Weirton, West Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

good food, yes, but got very expensive, 27.00 for me and hubby, portions are super small, stand in line, carry your own food, unlike most restaurant's you get no bread rolls biscuit's, if you do, its added expense, I'd rather be waited on for those prices.

Thank Rebecca A

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, 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 Road, Route 40, Saint Clairsville, OH 43950
  • 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?