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8900 Mentor Ave, Ste J, Mentor, OH 44060-6345
+1 440-974-2750
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I try to get to Molinari's on a weekly basis. I am usually meeting friends and this is our favorite place to gather together, have some laughs and a wonderful dining experience. I don't even think I looked at the menu until I had been eating there over a year. They have SOOO many fresh weekly specials that there is... More 

Thank Leanna C
La Paz, Mexico
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Molinari's didn't disappoint, we took another couple to celebrate their engagement and we all LOVED it! The server was fantastic with the Specials that went on and on... Thank you Randall and Leanna!

Thank Berrygypsy
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This was recommended by a Mentor local. We enjoyed the restaurant, the service and the food. The fish was fine, the bolognese gets a B.

Thank 4amigosCleveland
Mentor, Ohio
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We go to Molinari's a few times a year and enjoy sitting and eating at the bar. The last time we went, we were not thrilled with the bartender. This time proved no different. We sat down at the bar that was fairly empty. The bartender finally came over and took our order. Then he proceed to make other drinks... More 

Thank Sparky651
Englewood, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We used to go to Molinari's when in the area often but stopped going because of an overall unfriendly atmosphere by both the owner and staff. The food was always very good. We decided to try it again after many years of staying away. Again the food was very good. It was a weeknight and the restaurant was not very... More 

Thank K8E54
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I met a friend for lunch at Molinari's. We had not seen each other for a long time and wanted to visit. We started by selecting two wines, we paid the retail price plus a $5 corkage fee. It is a great selection and the BEST value way to enjoy fine wine without all the extra costs that restaurants pile... More 

Thank Cyclist08
Chardon, Ohio
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516 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a spicy blue burger and an Italian burger. Both were juicy and hot with delicious buns to match. Disappointed that they were out of sweet potato fries but the regular fries were perfect. Desserts of banana foster and creme brûlée completed a great lunch. Service from Michelle was wonderful too

Thank davechardon
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We always come to Molinari's for special occasions because of the gourmet food and elegant atmosphere. We have always ordered from the daily "specials" (especially seafood) and have never been disappointed!

Thank Tracy B
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I think it's so sad how the young adult changed settings of fine dining, operas etc.. there is very few dress requirements in this world anymore. But the dining is still the same as in fantastic food and drink! Highly recommened.

Thank Sue D
Cleveland, Ohio
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had not been to Molinari's for many years and suggested we go for dinner with friends. It was so good the first time, I still remembered what I ate. We started off with a hostess who didn't even know they served liquor. We waited 25 minutes to order drinks which were unattractively served. We were at the table for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
American, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8900 Mentor Ave, Ste J, Mentor, OH 44060-6345
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: +1 440-974-2750

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