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Mellem's Fish House

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1885 Allison Park Dr, Richland Center, WI 53581
+1 608-647-6557
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Lima, Peru
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My apologies to the friendly staff. If this restaurant doesnt find better cod, there will be few repeat customers. The fish pieces were small cylindrical, equally sized chunks. Obviously frozen from a box and they tasted as such. The salad was wilted iceberg lettue with those small dry box croutons, the outer ring of an onion, and two pretzels. Huh?... More 

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Thank Sam F
Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Mellem's fish house is always a good choice for Friday night fish. The fish is delivered to the table hot and the staff is friendly it is family owned and operated. The wait staff can be slow but that is mostly like do to the cramped space in the restaurant. If the wait is too long they offer take out... More 

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Thank Q4496DJjeremyp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I like the fish & shrimp special to go on Friday nights. It's tasty, shrimp are butterfly cut with crispy breading. They usually forget the applesauce, last time they forgot the slice of bread. Service is fast, ready usually in 10-15 minutes with a call ahead.

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Thank Terry F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My family has ordered from Mellem's several times (to go). I had a great week at work and was going to treat myself to lobster and had a terrible platter. I'd rate the lobster a 1 star and fish a 5 so met in the middle for a 3.

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Thank Aaron T
Richland Center, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has not seen an upgrade in a very long over due time. It's dark in the dining area & feels dark & dingy. Food was ok, fish was good & ribs were good, potatoes were ok.

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Thank cbruckner9064
Richland Center, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is very good at Mellem's! Fish fry is exceptional. It is quite small inside but very cozy. I think they still have a drive through for fish fry as well. Romantic but not fancy!

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Thank NWLKML
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We heard from the locals that this place was great for fish, so we went. It was really good! They had a nice variety and choice of full or "light" portions. Their coleslaw was yummy, too. And don't forget dessert! It's a great way to finish off the meal. Fun, homey decor, too.

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Thank Wendy L
Richland Center, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This place isn't much to look at, but the food is wonderful. Nice variety and very good. The owners and staff are very friendly. We go there often.

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Thank bellasadie2015
Janesville, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

A very eclectic atmosphere. You've got to experience it! Bottom line is that the food is great, service stellar and prices reasonable. We had the 1# lobster tail and seafood platter.

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Thank AnneMarie H
Hudson, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

An extraordinary hole in the wall. If you want ambiance and white linen dining, then don't go to Mellem's. However, if you want great fish, really good appetizers, and a fantastic price, this is the place to go. Yes, everything but the hash brown potatoes were fried, but it was so good. It took us awhile to get our party... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1885 Allison Park Dr, Richland Center, WI 53581
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Richland Center
  • Phone Number: +1 608-647-6557

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?