We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


4165 Hamilton Ave, (Gantry), Cincinnati, OH 45223-2245
+1 513-818-8951
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (20 reviews)
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4165 Hamilton Ave, (Gantry), Cincinnati, OH 45223-2245
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (94)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual setting. Service was very accommodating and friendly. The menu had lots of fun and healthy options, even catering to the gluton free. Salads, soups, sandwiches and sides were all very tasty and had a special something added. A great experience all around.

Thank Markcincy
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Had to make a run to fuel up some starving Latin dancers and the Melt was around the corner. The slaw has a totally different twist to it that hooked me and I will be back for more. The staff are friendly and the food...More

Thank MistWalker96
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Our party included 2 adults and three pre-teen boys and there was something for everyone. Two enjoyed the Cincinnati chili from the kids menu. The rest of us shared the artichoke melt and the Hoffner. Both were simply delicious! We had the buffalo Mac and...More

Thank Roberta S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Traveling with family, and being the only meat eater (chicken & turkey only), I am always looking for places to try with vegetarian options. Melt Eclectic Cafe was our best stop on this trip. Everything we tried was delicious and the vegetarian options are plentiful....More

Thank Anniebelle38
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My wife and I try various spots in Cincinnati for lunch. Melt is a new, very modern place in Northside. We had a terrific turkey reuben sandwich. Atmosphere was somewhat noisy with many Northside folks there. Good service

Thank kent f
Reviewed 9 August 2017

For a quick (or a leisurely) lunch in Cincinnati's quirky, walkable Northside neighborhood, Melt can't be beat. Their new location, on the corner of Blue Rock St. and Hamilton, is lovely (with patio seating in good weather). Their food is well seasoned, inventive, healthy, and...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

We went as a party of five and everyone in our group left as a happy diner. And my dining companions had some fairly diverse dietary needs— gluten free, vegetarian, not eating foods with ingredients beginning with the letter “n”. (OK, I made up that...More

Thank BigTool
Reviewed 1 June 2017

When I'm in the area, I wander in and end up with a phenomenal meal, EVERY TIME. When the patio is open, I enjoy sitting out there for my meal. Staff are so friendly and helpful.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I can't remember the last time I could order a sandwich out. I'm gluten free and it's so hard to find gf bread out there. Melt uses Udis. The girl working helped me with my order and suggested the Verde Chicken. Loved it. I got...More

Thank maradythestern
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Melt.The staff was friendly and the menu had plenty of items to select from.How ever I was expecting so much more .The food wasn't that great .We had the vegan nachos and my husband ordered a sandwich with the...More

Thank FoodYa129
Nearby HotelsSee all 51 hotels in Cincinnati
Budget Host Town Center Motel
32 reviews
2.06 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
93 reviews
2.81 km away
Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati
291 reviews
4.00 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Cincinnati/Uptown-University Area
797 reviews
4.14 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ruth's Parkside Cafe
62 reviews
.33 km away
The Littlefield
25 reviews
.54 km away
Tickle Pickle Northside
11 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3,070 reviews
3.36 km away
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
633 reviews
1.14 km away
American Sign Museum
566 reviews
2.10 km away
Mount Airy Forest
40 reviews
2.91 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Melt staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4165 Hamilton Ave, (Gantry), Cincinnati, OH 45223-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-818-8951
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing