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Mel-O-Dee Restaurant

2350 S Dayton Lakeview Rd, New Carlisle, OH 45344-2317
+1 937-849-1378
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cole slaw” (34 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
2350 S Dayton Lakeview Rd, New Carlisle, OH 45344-2317
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a family place that has been here for many many years you always have good service good food and the Fish and Chicken and coleslaw will be the best that you ate gives you a good down home filling

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first return after it closed for almost a month Food and service re as good as ever. Chicken and noodles, and their pies are always giid choices

Thank Laurelandbetsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend sent us there. Breakfast is my favorite meal. They have large portions, the biscuits were the best I have had since my granny made them for me. Their fried apples are very good. They bake their own bread here as well. It smells...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best chicken we have had, it's Broasted Chicken, Bread is freshly made and so soft and melts in you're mouth, all sides and entrees are good as well and a great price, a must try!

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got the chicken which wasn't bad . But the sides were nasty. It was super cold too! The room not the food. So If you go make sure to bring a sweater. Also pretty nasty with the water pitchers just sitting on low counter...More

Thank leemoore0510
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The inside is new following this years tornado. For some reason, the back room in more noisy. In the remodeling, some of the sound buffering was removed. To hear each other you have to yell to be heard over everyone else who is yelling. I...More

Thank Randy O
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My son and I happened upon the Mel-o-Dee 2 years ago, when driving across the country from DC to Denver to take him to school. Where do you eat on I-70 between Columbia and Dayton? We Yelped and found the Mel-o-Dee Restaurant. WOW. Sunday lunch...More

Thank mgarcia522
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This restaurant was an awesome find! Went there for a work lunch and was really pleased with everything about it. The food was fantastic! The service was superb! The atmosphere was warm and inviting. Just great overall! Everyone was courteous and kind. I look forward...More

Thank tibunifamily
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The restaurant has been closed for over a month due to a wind storm, but it came bacvk larger and better than ever. They have the best cole slaw in the area--as they say world famous. They are also known for their broaster chicken. I...More

Thank Stanley W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

O.K. I guess I'm partial, but I've been going to Mel-O-Dee's since I was born back in 1965. Mel-O-Dee's nickname is "Heaven's Waiting Room" as it is a regular haunt for many local seniors that have also been going there a very long time. Mel-O-Dee's...More

Thank audreyswinney
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Russell C
29 January 2015|
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Response from ejay6656 | Reviewed this property |
Different maybe, best around, still! plus ingredients have changed over the years.....a little different here, a little different there, add them up, and big different overall...... last time we were there, service was... More
Carolynn V
25 December 2014|
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Response from Traveler01171965 | Reviewed this property |
They were open on Christmas Eve and that was a mess though .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2350 S Dayton Lakeview Rd, New Carlisle, OH 45344-2317
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  New Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 937-849-1378
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