The original “West Side” Melt location opened in September 2006, conveniently located in the heart of Lakewood, Ohio, on the corner of Detroit Avenue and Warren Road. The opening of the Lakewood Melt was the culmination of the dream and the amazing menu of owner Matt Fish. Immediately, fans wanted more…

14718 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood OH 44107


Lakewood Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm. Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm


Cleveland Heights

Our second Melt location in Cleveland Heights, Ohio pumped excitement into the community when it opened in May 2010. Nestled at the corner of Cedar and South Taylor, near the Cedar Lee Theater, University Circle and great museums, the Cleveland Heights location began a true restaurant group for Melt Bar & Grilled.

13463 Cedar Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118


Cleveland Heights Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4pm-10pm. Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm. Sunday: 11am-10pm

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After phenomenal growth at Lakewood and Cleveland Heights, Melt expanded to Independence, Ohio, in October 2011. Located in Liberty Commons shopping center, the Independence Melt is housed in a former car dealership that was gutted and converted into a brand new plaza. The 6,700-square-foot restaurant seats 240 inside and 30 on the patio for seasonal dining.

6700 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131


Independence Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm. Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm.

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Melt’s fourth location in Mentor, Ohio, in November 2012 found its home at Points East Plaza at the corner of Route 306 and Mentor Avenue. It is the largest Melt location to date and was designed to maximize space while still maintaining the eclectic comfort that has become standard at all Melt locations. The Mentor patio area seats 40-50, with seating for another 140 inside.

7289 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, OH 44060


Mentor Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4pm-10pm. Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm. Sunday: 11am-10pm

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Opened on July 6th, 2016, the 7th and newest Melt Bar & Grilled is located in Akron at 3921 Medina Road, just east of Interstate 77. “…the Akron Melt Bar & Grilled sports concert posters from historic venues like the Akron Rubber Bowl and the Richfield Coliseum. Concert photos by Janet Macoska & Anastasia Pantsios line the walls. And the massive iconic mural by Jake Kelly is in another league, resembling a huge postcard from Akron.” -via Cool Cleveland

3921 Medina Rd
Akron, OH 44333


Akron Hours: Sunday – Thursday / 11am-10pm. Friday & Saturday / 11am – 11pm


Columbus: Short North

This Melt is in the eclectic and artsy Short North District of Columbus, Ohio, and opened in November 2013. With seating for 140 guests (110 at tables and 30 at the bar), the 5,000-square-foot Columbus location has the same unique​ decor, award-winning menu and extensive beer list as the Greater Cleveland Melt locations. The new development includes two restaurants, retail spaces, four floors of luxury condominiums and a 240-car attached parking garage in the entertainment district and is the largest project in Columbus in the past four years.

840 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215


Columbus Short North Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm. Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm

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Columbus: Easton

Melt’s newest location, now open!

4206 Worth Ave – Easton Gateway (Located near REI & Costco)
Columbus, Ohio 43219


Columbus Easton Hours:  Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm. Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm


Melt University

Melt University is located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Guests can expect to see 8-10 signature Melt gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches on the menu, with an exclusive Case Western themed sandwich only available at the new “Melt University” location. Along with the signature sandwiches, students and patrons can look forward to Melt’s famous roasted garlic tomato soup, the classic grilled cheese companion, and two specialty salads.

Case Western University, Tinkham Veale University Center
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106



Progressive Field

Nothing goes better with Indians baseball than gourmet grilled cheese! Join us during all home games at Progressive Field!

Progressive Field, Right Field District
2401 Ontario St.
Cleveland, OH 44115


Holiday Information

For all locations: Melt will be closed on Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Christmas Eve – Open until 4:00PM. New Years Eve – Open until 6:00PM. Open New Years Day, normal business hours. Melt will be closing at 6pm on Super Bowl Sunday.