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Melito's Restaurant

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8815 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-4710
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Richmond, Virginia
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch today. My CEO had raved about this place having great hot dogs, so that's what I tried. Meh. I've had better hot dogs at 7-11. Fries were obviously frozen. Co-worker's stated that her burger was not particularly tasty. Prices way, it is a good bargain. The place was pretty packed for lunch and it does seem... More 

Thank Anlycoar
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place on a trip to tour VCU. Just good wholesome food. Excellent service from our waitress Jenny who kept the sweet tea coming. Hearty food. We had the ham and Parmesan cheese stuffed mushroom appetizer which was good. Reuben, bacon cheese burger, smothered burger, junkyard dog all good. Crispy fries. If you're hungry looking for American style... More 

Thank epboden
Central VA
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Our son was participating in a tournament close by and we had been there a lot longer than expected. Melitos saved the day! The Junkyard Dog was on point! The fries....oh the fries. So good! Our son raved about his hamburger and we had watched every dessert go by and decided to try one for each. The service was great... More 

Thank StefCentralVA
Richmond, VA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We've been fans of Melito's salads and burgers for years. My husband and I both had rockfish tonight, and it was excellent. The Cosmos was great too.

Thank AnnRichmond_VA
Richmond, Virginia, USA
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

After living around the corner from Melito's for about 24 years, I finally stopped in for an evening. The lines and packed parking lot on a nightly basis have always been intimidating. However, we happened to catch it at a good time and were seated at the bar immediately. The restaurant is rather small and very tightly seated with small... More 

Thank Chanin G
Richmond, Virginia
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Pub-style eatery with a varied menu. I had really tasty meatballs with a fair lackluster Caesar salad. Very good service.

Thank Ellery A
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Grew up in Richmond and the brand remains strong. However, our meal tonight was a waste of money and time. Bratwurst "special" was burnt, smaller than a cheap hot dog and placed on a huge sub roll. Fries were cold. My wife's meal was the same. Classic spot, but too many options these days, so we will remove from our... More 

Thank Highonvt
Richmond, Virginia
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I dined here with my coworker and her husband who have raved about the food since I've known them. They often eat here and usually have the burger. As per their recommendation I had the burger and we also enjoyed tortellini with ham, and a pesto pita as appetizers. Everything was good and the service was fast. It's a nice... More 

2 Thank NYC2VA13
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

It's not a visit to Richmond unless it's a stop at Melito's for lunch or dinner. Always excellent specials and a wide range of choices to please everyone's taste. If you can't make up your mind -- get the hot dogs. Cozy setting on hard-wooden booths.

1 Thank Scoop76
Richmond, Virginia
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I like small, local spots. That said, I really, really wanted to like this place more. The food tasted like it had been frozen. Appetizers could have some straight from the Costco freezer section. The food was average, but nothing remarkable. The bar was full of locals - smiling, good conversation. A comfortable spot. Go for the people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8815 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-4710
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 18042851899

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?