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Melissa Cottage Cafe

167 S Main St, Versailles, KY 40383-1262
+1 859-879-6204
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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167 S Main St, Versailles, KY 40383-1262
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint little restaurant, but we managed one table of 7, parents, and one table of 4, kids, just fine. Food was excellent, menu offered a nice variety of cold sandwiches to hot, home cooked, meals. Service was very good. Highly recommend!

Thank 83bridgetw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve enjoyed this place over the years. Consistent great food and desserts. Nice service and atmosphere

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our catfish was great, and the cornbread (Johnnycake style) was great, just like grandma's. Sides were a little overdone, but overall, just great. This is just the kind of place that every town needs. I will be back when I am in town. Excellent wait...More

Thank Placido521
Reviewed 22 April 2018

If you are visiting Lexington, Keeneland, the horse farms, the Bourbon Trail or just passing through, make time for lunch or dinner at Melissa's. Try a hot brown, pot pie, homemade chicken salad sandwich, meat loaf or anything else on the menu. You won't be...More

Thank seamus25
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This is the Best Place to Eat in Versailles. Nice People, Nice Vibe, Nice Food too. We had several dishes & were never disappointed by any items.

Thank MoonstoneBob
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is one of my favorite restaurants - anywhere! The food is always fresh and full of flavor and cooked to perfection. Never thought a side salad could taste so good with such simple ingredients - but it does. I ordered the Veggie Hot Brown...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Enjoyed our first visit to Melissa's. I ordered the hot brown, a Kentucky specialty, and it was delicious. Bread was on the side instead of layered in the dish, which is nice if you're trying to limit carbs. Other three in our party had the...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We were on the "Bourbon Trail" and added a stop in Versailles for family history reasons. We expected to eat at another place but it was closed on Saturday. What a treat to have lunch at Melissa's Cottage Cafe! Friendly service and atmosphere and each...More

Thank vlfrance
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Melissa’s is a favorite of ours for sure. I always get the club sandwhich with fries and there will be leftovers because that is one of the largest club sandwhich I have ever had. Save room for dessert may I recommend the rhubarb pie warmed...More

Thank Ted D
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This small cafe is a lovely place for a nice lunch. My husband and I ordered the Cobb Salad which had a very generous serving of grilled chicken on it. What it did not have was the bacon and ham that were in the description....More

Thank Karen R
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Response from vlfrance | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I had white wine and one of my friends had a beer. Not an extensive list but "functional".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 S Main St, Versailles, KY 40383-1262
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Versailles
  • Phone Number: +1 859-879-6204
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