WAUKESHA — This weekend
will be the final one for downtown Waukesha restaurant
“I have some bittersweet news to share with you my
beautiful friends!” wrote owner Llazar Konda on Facebook
on Friday. “This weekend will be our last weekend here
at Meli, as I know many of you will be sad with this
news, I personally am looking forward to my new chapter
and my new adventures!”
Meli, which means honey in Greek, opened on Main Street
near the Five Points in June 2015.
The restaurant serves American and Mediterranean food.
Konda had previously owned a restaurant in his native
“I want people to feel comfortable. I want people to
walk in the door and not think twice,” Konda said of the
prices in 2015.
Konda also owned and operated The Crepe Cafe next to
Meli for a brief time, which has closed.
He has been a passionate proponent of Waukesha,
“I want to thank you for all the love and support you
have given me and Meli family in this fantastic 4 years,
I couldn’t have done it without you! I am very proud of
my accomplishment and I promise you the next adventure
will be even better! I love you all, thank you thank you
thank you,” Konda wrote on Facebook.