So where do I start, yesterday we came here for drinks and they had a live band who was Awesome and the atmosphere was great and they waited on us right away and the room was crowded. So we purposely came back today to try...More
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The food was amazing. But the place is tiny. So the wait is almost unbearable. By the time you eat, you are over it. I took my food back to the hotel. The wait is way too long.
Everything about Melba's was average, except the music. We were a group of 5 woman looking for a good place for brunch before attending an all day festival uptown. Melba's was recommended by one of the volunteer students who indicated it served an excellent southern...More
Hearty, comforting soul food @ it's finest! Melba's menu has all of the traditional favorites (fried chicken, candied yams, mac & cheese, collard greens, etc.) along with healthier fare (quite a few salad options). The atmosphere is cozy & bistro-like with a smooth R&B soundtrack....More
We came for Saturday brunch and was not disappointed. It was a causal leisure brunch. We started with Mango mamosias and fresh fruit. The chicken is cooked perfectly for southern fried chicken. We tried a couple items on the menu within our group the only...More
The chicken and waffles is worth the trip. Excellent batter with house signature eggnog waffles. Melba has elevated several southern staples and delivers on a tasty and filling menu. The front room is more inviting than the back one. The house made ice creams and...More
This place is very intimate and cozy great service and the food is delicious. A hidden gem if your looking for some good soul food recommend this spot next time your in haarlem stop by an try their chicken & waffles you wont be disappointed.
IMPORTANT. For All Event Planners out there, DO NOT use Melba's for an event. You'll be VERY embarrassed. I still can't believe that with a 100% pre-paid confirmed dinner for 43, my entire party was left standing outside on the sidewalk for Over 30 minutes!!!...More
If you are going to eat in Harlem eat at Melba's! I really thought I knew what southern comfort food was but the food at Melba's changed me. Everything was delicious from the collards to the catfish to the shrimp and the mac and cheese....More