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Melini Cucina

) #14 of 55 Restaurants in Portsmouth €€ - €€€ Italian
603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
+1 740-355-3141
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“calzone” (8 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

When I want to treat myself to a good meal or take someone out for a special meal, this is an excellent choice. I like a good italian meal with a glass of wine. I am not one to go out to eat alone but...More

Thank KEC66
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We hesitate to order seafood in a restaurant that is in a land locked state and located in a small town. I took a risk and won. I ordered the Zuppa Di Pesce ($16) which is shrimp, mussels and clams sautéed in white wine with...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is ok and the service was good but neither are screaming for a second visit. I had the spaghetti which should be an easy Italian dish but not for them. It tasted like the sauce had been watered down.

Thank tretrac00
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy good Italian food with a friendly staff this is the place you want to visit. The food is excellent and the atmosphere laid back and comfortable. The homemade bread is delicious and a great prelude to a great meal.

Thank gpenix59
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

As you can tell by my title I really like their bread. Recommend the manicotti with angel hair pasta and their calzones are great also.

Thank Fryesof4
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is my favorite place in town for pizza. You can taste the fresh tomatoes in the sauce. It's delicious and CHEAP--$14 for a large pizza and the slices are HUGE. If you're not in the mood for pizza, there's a ton of options to...More

Thank amandarenalewis
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have been to this place twice in the past 2 years. We come during The DTWC and love this place. The food is amazing and authentic. Wish they were closer to where we live. We love Italian food and this is good place.

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It's okay..haven't been there in awhile because shortly after they opened- the food started being not so great. Maybe different ingredients or recipes. I'm not sure. But anyway I decided to give it another try yesterday..and it has been a few years since I'd eaten...More

Thank Rmarsh7867
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This is actually Belini Cucina.....on Chillicothe street in Portsmouth, Ohio. We had a wonderful meal here, service very good and priced moderately. Having been to Italy several times we know this type of food and had no complaints at all. They were very busy......always a...More

1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The restaurant is locate din the downtown area in an old building on the main street. I have eaten there several times and enjoyed each. I particularly enjoy the veal parmigean. Everything I have had has been very good, well prepared food. The staff try...More

Thank Route52
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What are the hours of operation?
18 July 2015|
Response from Douglas C. F | Reviewed this property |
Lunch thru Cocktail hours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 740-355-3141