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Mehlman's Cafeteria

51800 National Rd E, Route 40, Saint Clairsville, OH 43950-9306
+1 740-695-1000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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51800 National Rd E, Route 40, Saint Clairsville, OH 43950-9306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Real down-home food like mom used to make. Great variety, including beef, chicken, pork & seafood with excellent side-dishes. Standards and daily specialties.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well it's inexpensive, I'll grant you that much. The food is average at best though - unless you really loved the cafeteria food you were served in high school. If that's the case you may love the place (as many in the area do).

Thank ScarletPride
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a roadtrip to AZ we stopped here for lunch on the strength of the reviews. It was like stepping back intime maybe 50 years. Food was very good and very inexpensive. overall experience very positive. We will return if possible!!!!!!

Thank Blizzard1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for dinner on 10/28/17, as we were at St.Clairsville for shopping. Wanted something different other than the seafood and steak places. Mehlman's is very good food. Reminds me of a K&W. The food was very good as we both had the turkey and...More

Thank Vicki1230
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Yes, the wallpaper has little vegetables and the vibe is definitely 1960s! The music from an electrified baby grand piano was a mix of oldies and hymns. As I went through the line, my childhood memories spent in such lines made me homesick but happy!...More

Thank Texas1964
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We loved it! Reminded us of Bailey's Cafeteria in Huntington, WV. Food was excellent and fresh! Selection of food was decent. Will go again

Thank Mitzi M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Mehlman's isn't all that impressive from the outside. However, the parking lot, which has been repaved since my last visit, is usually crowded. It's the food, not the modest decor that brings crowds. The reason is the delicious food and the ample servings.

Thank John F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Fresh food, excellently prepared. Cleanest kitchen anywhere! Customers travel from everywhere to eat here. Do not miss out. Superior homecooked foods.

Thank lindagereg
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent homecooked food. Cafeteria style...is getting older looking inside but food it still very good.

Thank DEACON701
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I ate here because the parking lot was LOADED...normally a clue that the food might be good. It was interesting at best. I had never had cabbage with any kind of pasta. That was new and interesting. (A local favorite) The additional food was bland...More

Thank christopher e
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karen d
19 October 2017|
Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Some menu selections are available everyday; others are available a couple times per week. The menu is available on the Mehlman's website. One caveat--sometimes a special is sold out late in the day.
Richard W
30 November 2015|
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Response from Carolyn L | Reviewed this property |
No patio and not a dog friendly place. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
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: +1 740-695-1000
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