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Invention Restaurant

15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
+1 419-499-0478
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
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LOCATION
15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful small downtown in the birth place of Thomas Edison. True diner experience, friendly staff and well prepared breakfast. Opted to have fresh fruit instead of toast with my scrambled eggs and links. Sat next to a table of the local retired gentlemen and listened...More

Thank iradeannas
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks so much for visiting with us and the awesome review. Come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Good good, friendly personnel.Breakfasts are really good. Locally owned and operated.Come by yourself or with friends.

Thank thayer98
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Stopped in on a visit to the area. Small quaint restaurant located near Thomas Edison's birthplace in Milan. Very clean with good service. The food was great. Wait staff were pleasant and efficient. Quick turn-around time from order to table. Atmosphere is reminiscent of an...More

Thank Tom K
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks for the great review. We work very hard to make sure that all of our customers feel at home. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had breakfast here and skipped lunch! Food was very good and portions were generous. Service was fast and attentive.

Thank thecatskinner
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks so much for the five star review. We depend greatly on Word of Mouth advertising. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Passing through Milan and saw this awesome restaurant. The interior is cute and nastalgic. Homemade pies were delicious. Reasonably priced. Friendly staff

Thank ifitcan
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks so much for the 5-star review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good coffee, great waffles. It's tight in there, not a big restaurant. But the quality is good and consistent. Prices are fair. I only ate breakfast there so can't speak to lunch.

Thank Disappointed_from_Oh
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. You have to stop by and have lunch or dinner one day so that you can tell everyone how awesome the lunch and dinner taste. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Michigan and saw a sign that read 'Birthplace of Thomas A Edison' so stopped off in Milan, Ohio. We had our breakfast here and ordered Pancakes & French Toast. It was OK, but nothing special. The sausage didn't have...More

Thank Garonne9
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you so much for the honest review. I hope that you would stop by the next time that you are in town.

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our family was in Milan for a burial at the Milan Cemetery. As family members were coming from different directions in Ohio, we were looking for a nice restaurant for 10 of us to have lunch. We called the nice folks at the Invention Restaurant...More

Thank Dbld777
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

I am so thankful that we were there for you when you needed us to be. We look forward to your next visit to the Milan area.

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Invention Restaurant is a little in Milan, Ohio. The waitress was extra sweet and the food was really good. I had the Patty Melt and it was delicious. I would recommend going there if you are passing by.

1  Thank Socorro G
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you so much for the great review. It is people like you that keep us doing what we're doing. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were heading home from Cedar Point and wanted to find a local place for lunch. Only 3 miles off the Turnpike, this place was perfect. Nothing fancy, great service and tasty food, reasonable prices. We like supporting local businesses while traveling, skip the chains...More

1  Thank shelandi
Pepper R, Owner at Invention Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

We are so thankful that you found us. Thank you so much for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in this direction.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 N Main St, Milan, OH 44846-9733
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +1 419-499-0478
Description
Nestled in the historic town of Milan, birthplace of Thomas Edison. We look forward to serving you a meal that will fill your belly and leaving you wanting to tell all your friends about us. New owners have taken over and brought life to this little gem.
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