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Melito's Restaurant

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8815 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-4710
+1 804-285-1107
11:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Hampton, Virginia
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320 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here on her recommendation as we both enjoy hot dogs. What a surprise. I like hot dog joints, but they are plain and drab. Not Melito's! Hardwood tables and booths, fancy bar, wood paneling - wow. Not a real big menu - but lots of choices with nice proportions, your money's worth but not overkill. My friend can... More 

Thank GrandpaGene
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This used to be our go-to spot for yummy American comfort food but the most recent visit was a huge disappointment. Menu has completely changed and my wife's favorite as well as mine are gone! Current menu choices are boring and uninspired. I should have known things were going down hill when our favorite dessert was no longer being served... More 

Thank Chris B
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172 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Melito's is great.....atmosphere, decor, food, drinks🍷. Always crowded at lunch and dinner. Known for their hotdogs but so much more to select from. The chicken salad club is delicious. Chocked full with crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato and yummy chicken salad....side of fries completes the meal. Easy to access from Three Chopt Rd or Parham Rd.

Thank Judi W
Richmond, Virginia
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Casual atmosphere and affordable and delicious homemade food and desserts!!! A Richmond landmark!! Friendly staff and many delicious options of fresh food!!

Thank ValerieCald
Greensboro, North Carolina
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812 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Have been here several times, usually excellent. Yet it was just pretty good on this visit. A weekday lunch, restaurant was crowded, sat at the bar......and the food quality and service just wasn't what it usually is. Will go back, just a little disappointed this trip.

Thank rryan313131
Henrico, Virginia
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135 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Strenuous work Monday AM ..4 of us enjoyed Steak and Turkey sandwiches for lunch. Convenient location. Excellent service. Better prices for lunch than dinner

Thank Baileyh0
Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have lived near Melito's all of my life and we occasionally pop in for a meal. My husband and I dined here last week and it was the best ever. We ate at the bar - the happy hour specials are the best - $2.50 for draft, $5 for mixed. The food was excellent, staff was awesome - we... More 

Thank camyjgo
Richmond, Virginia
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Went here for lunch today. My CEO had raved about this place having great hot dogs, so that's what I tried. Meh. I've had better hot dogs at 7-11. Fries were obviously frozen. Co-worker's stated that her burger was not particularly tasty. Prices way, it is a good bargain. The place was pretty packed for lunch and it does seem... More 

Thank Anlycoar
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place on a trip to tour VCU. Just good wholesome food. Excellent service from our waitress Jenny who kept the sweet tea coming. Hearty food. We had the ham and Parmesan cheese stuffed mushroom appetizer which was good. Reuben, bacon cheese burger, smothered burger, junkyard dog all good. Crispy fries. If you're hungry looking for American style... More 

Thank epboden
Central VA
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Our son was participating in a tournament close by and we had been there a lot longer than expected. Melitos saved the day! The Junkyard Dog was on point! The fries....oh the fries. So good! Our son raved about his hamburger and we had watched every dessert go by and decided to try one for each. The service was great... More 

Thank StefCentralVA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8815 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-4710
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-285-1107

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