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Invention Restaurant

15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
+1 419-499-0478
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful small downtown in the birth place of Thomas Edison. True diner experience, friendly staff and well prepared breakfast. Opted to have fresh fruit instead of toast with my scrambled eggs and links. Sat next to a table of the local retired gentlemen and listened...More

Thank iradeannas
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good good, friendly personnel.Breakfasts are really good. Locally owned and operated.Come by yourself or with friends.

Thank thayer98
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Stopped in on a visit to the area. Small quaint restaurant located near Thomas Edison's birthplace in Milan. Very clean with good service. The food was great. Wait staff were pleasant and efficient. Quick turn-around time from order to table. Atmosphere is reminiscent of an...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had breakfast here and skipped lunch! Food was very good and portions were generous. Service was fast and attentive.

Thank thecatskinner
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Passing through Milan and saw this awesome restaurant. The interior is cute and nastalgic. Homemade pies were delicious. Reasonably priced. Friendly staff

Thank ifitcan
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good coffee, great waffles. It's tight in there, not a big restaurant. But the quality is good and consistent. Prices are fair. I only ate breakfast there so can't speak to lunch.

Thank Disappointed_from_Oh
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Michigan and saw a sign that read 'Birthplace of Thomas A Edison' so stopped off in Milan, Ohio. We had our breakfast here and ordered Pancakes & French Toast. It was OK, but nothing special. The sausage didn't have...More

Thank Garonne9
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our family was in Milan for a burial at the Milan Cemetery. As family members were coming from different directions in Ohio, we were looking for a nice restaurant for 10 of us to have lunch. We called the nice folks at the Invention Restaurant...More

Thank Dbld777
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Invention Restaurant is a little in Milan, Ohio. The waitress was extra sweet and the food was really good. I had the Patty Melt and it was delicious. I would recommend going there if you are passing by.

1  Thank Socorro G
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were heading home from Cedar Point and wanted to find a local place for lunch. Only 3 miles off the Turnpike, this place was perfect. Nothing fancy, great service and tasty food, reasonable prices. We like supporting local businesses while traveling, skip the chains...More

1  Thank shelandi
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +1 419-499-0478
Nestled in the historic town of Milan, birthplace of Thomas Edison. We look forward to serving you a meal that will fill your belly and leaving you wanting to tell all your friends about us. New owners have taken over and brought life to this little gem.
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