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Melini's Cucina

608 E Main St, Morehead, KY 40351-1320
+1 606-780-8865
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (14 reviews)
“calzone” (14 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
608 E Main St, Morehead, KY 40351-1320
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only sit down Italian place in town. The staff is ok, but the menu needs work. The menu made no mention of noodles on the Caesar salad, so I thought it would be a good gluten-free option. By the time it came...More

Thank Kristina F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My husband had the manicotti without spaghetti and I had baked spaghetti with meat sauce. Both were absolutely delicious as well as the breadsticks. If you're in the mood for something sweet, get the Godiva chocolate cheesecake. OMG! We will definitely be back if we're...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, sizable portions, nice staff. Been there many times, never disappointed. Big fan of their Calzones. They are so big you'll take half of it home. Good choice if you want to share one order.

Thank cgjames102
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Having visited this location several times, I have to say that I am consistently underwhelmed. While staff are friendly and helpful, service is slow and servers (or, perhaps, the kitchen) often get orders wrong. The wait to be seated usually isn't long, but once seated,...More

Thank BaconMan8910
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I ordered chicken parmesan with spaghetti. It was very tasty until a hour later when it began to repeat on me. The sauce appeared to have onions and Bell peppers. Real Italian's do not make sauce with peppers. My friends ordered stuffed shells, chef salad...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Service was great! Nice atmosphere. They bring our breadsticks and marinara sauce and they were delicious! I had the calzone. It was huge portion size and delicious as well. Service was VERY slow though in getting our food. It was a weeknight and they didn't...More

Thank Marsha C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were in Morehead for our Granddaughters High School Graduation and wanted to take her out to an early dinner afterward, we saw the TripAdvisor reviews for Melini's Cucina and how close it was to the Morehead Athletic Center where the Graduation was held and...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I've been here several times over the last couple of years. This week I was again very happy with the quality of the food, the chef also was also able to accommodate a small change in the ingredients in my dish - it was delicious....More

1  Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Being out of town, we were pleasantly surprised to find the restaurant near Morehead University. Lots of cars in the lot, so we decided to stop. We were at an evening Morehead BB tournament and although it was close to closing time, staff was positive,...More

Thank C.k. E
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wide range of Italian food, good portions, friendly staff and good service. Food is always good. We live in the area and eat here often.

Thank Carol S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 E Main St, Morehead, KY 40351-1320
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Morehead
  • Phone Number: +1 606-780-8865
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