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Mel's Dairy Bar

1228 Stanley St, Malvern, AR 72104-5047
+1 501-337-0696
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheeseburger” (3 reviews)
“fast food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, American
1228 Stanley St, Malvern, AR 72104-5047
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised how much variety they had. Service was friendly. Not much seating was the negative. Had to eat in our car. Cash only. Hamburgers and shakes were good.

Thank travelagentchristy
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

On our way back to Texas from Memphis, we were feeling hungry and decided to use TripAdvisor to see what are options were in the middle of no where as it were. We don’t really care for the standard fast food choices. So, we found...More

Thank Jerko D
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you like that old school drive in type burger this is the place..the burgers are big and juice and there shakes are thick just right.it has drive thru or you sit there under the canopy and enjoy.

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Mel's is a tradition in Malvern. Just plain old GREAT burgers with all the trimmings. No place to sit, you order and wait... then you either eat in your car (like a '50's drive-in) or do what everyone in town does - take it home...More

Thank markshipp60
Reviewed 26 May 2016

When I moved here, this dairy bar was recommended by a friend. I ordered the US raised catfish. It was shaped and was breaded like a chicken patty. The flavor was unrecognizable as fish and/or food in general. The woman who took my order was...More

Thank GaryLinwood3016
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

This food is soooooo good!!!!!!!!! The burgers are my favorite. And the shakes are great, too. Definitely a stop to make while in Malvern.

Thank fortanellia
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The delicious all-meat burgers are made when you place your order so always fresh. Their ice cream cones and shakes are delicious as well.

Thank tlbryant54
Reviewed 21 January 2016

This place has the best home made burgers in town. They have malts , shakes, hand doped ice cream. They even have fried pickles. It is a place out of the past.That I what keeps you coming back time after time.

Thank tatalynne
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Headed to Illinois from Texas going deer hunting. Looked up on Trip Advisor for burger place nearby. Decided to try Mel's and was very pleased with the decision. Burgers and onion rings were awesome. But OMG the fried pies were amazing. The building Definitely not...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This place has not changed much in 30 years. The service is still pretty good as are the burgers. There are a couple of new picnic tables outside or you can wait in your car. Overall a good lunch spot.

1  Thank Aroilman
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 Stanley St, Malvern, AR 72104-5047
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: +1 501-337-0696
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