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Invention Restaurant

15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
+1 419-499-0478
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
“tri tip” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
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LOCATION
15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The name is cute. Small inside but it wouldn’t be a problem unless it’s packed. I ordered a Ruben without bread and it rivaled any big city place for sure!

Thank travelrelaxrepeat
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Beautiful small downtown diner just off 250, a break from the fast pace. True diner experience, friendly staff and well prepared meals. Loved the tri tip and charger burger.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Super cute little diner! The waitress was very kind and made several recommendations when I inquired what her favorite items on the menu were. My husband and I each had the tri-tip roast beef sandwich which is made to order in a variety of styles....More

Thank PugmamaOhio
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Everyone is friendly and the food is great, the food is just like home cooked breakfast. I highly recommend stopping in to get a bite of food

Thank Frank L
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
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks so much for visiting with us and the awesome review. Come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 6 September 2017

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

Thank thayer98
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks for the great review. We work very hard to make sure that all of our customers feel at home. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

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

Thank thecatskinner
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks so much for the five star review. We depend greatly on Word of Mouth advertising. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks so much for the 5-star review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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 Carey S
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. You have to stop by and have lunch or dinner one day so that you can tell everyone how awesome the lunch and dinner taste. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
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
Description
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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