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Melissa Cottage Cafe

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167 S Main St, Versailles, KY 40383-1262
+1 859-879-6204
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Rabun Gap, Georgia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a walk on the main street of Versailles and ran across Melissa. Looking for just coffee we were warmly greeted at opening. Cute restaurant and decor so inviting that we had lunch. Chicken Pot pie was great with a particularly flaky crust. Thanks

Thank YorkHouseInn
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal. The place was quiet, cozy and the music was great. The waitress was extra nice. The catfish and blackberry cobbler was excellent. All the food was good. Nice place.

Thank Sunserria W
Mableton, Georgia
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

My sister lives in Louisville, we live in Atlanta and were in search of a place between Louisville & Lexington for lunch, Melissa's was a great choice! The menu offered sandwiches, salads & more, including some specials our server shared. We don't make it back to our home state a lot, so our daughter decided the roasted pepper bisque and... More 

Thank emptynestertraveler
Dawsonville, Ga.
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Traveling with my husband on business we stopped in for dinner at Melissa's and had a delicious meal! There are specials and lots of great variety on the menu! My husband had the meatloaf with mashed potatoes and gravy and a veg. He raved about it! He could not eat it all the servings were so large and believe me... More 

Thank Cathy H
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132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were touring the Kentucky horse country and stopped in Versailles to look around and have lunch. Melissa's was a very good choice for lunch. The service was friendly and professional. We ordered the soup special for the day, tortilla, and a BLT and fries. The portions were good and the food hot and tasty. There was a good crowd... More 

Thank Teresa S
Highland, Michigan
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had not been to Melissa's for some years. Was in Lexington and decided to revisit. It's not hard to find, still small and cozy. The meat loaf was really good, but I was very disappointed in the desert we chose. I had bread pudding which was mush, and the pecan pie was nothing to write home about. This said,... More 

Thank marciaj313
Dallas, Texas
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our group of 5 had breakfast here, food good and service excellent. Lots of regulars there and owner walked around and talked to everyone. Very reasonable prices.

Thank sandi928
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great service, charming atmosphere, home cooking menu, all in a cozy downtown family owned diner style restaurant. We loved it.

Thank Joseph N
Albany, New York
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was quite busy so we took a table outside. Meals were tasty & plentiful, staff friendly and helpful, dessert was delicious. Service was quick and efficient without feeling rushed.

Thank Bailey1018
Williamsburg, Virginia
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576 reviews
428 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My wife and I came here for lunch with our kids and grands on the way to Keeneland Race Track. It's in the middle of the old town. We were greeted at the door and seated right away. Good menu with many choices. I had the Patty Melt and it was delicious. Between 12 and 1 it got very crowded... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?