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Mel's Diner

1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“finger food” (20 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
“fish fry” (10 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been a frequent visitor to CC, this was hands down the best breakfast I've had in ages. The waitress weather attentive and helpful. And the food - I had the Florentine Benedict- was perfect. Thanks for an awesome time!

Thank m r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mel’s Diner is a restaurant that seems “… everybody knows your name, And they’re always glad you came…” C.C. employees Erika, Joanne, Cowboy and Princess make you want to be a regular patron at Mel’s. I visited the Naples and Cape Coral locations; they are...More

Thank Shags-Boston
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here several times a month. Cape Coral . We have our favorite dish’s. Mine is the shrimp. Lightly battered. You can taste the shrimp. Margaritas are good. Can be busy during the winter. You may have to wait. Staff is good. Very attentive.

Thank doris h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived at 11am only to find that breakfast stopped at 10:30. I decided to leave and on my way out the manager Scott stopped me and asked whats going on. I told him I really wanted breakfast and I was too late. Scott opened...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mel's offers a great meal every time.The menu is generous as are the servings. The service is fast and courteous. Tina will brighten your day if you are lucky enough to have her as your server. Their lunch and dinner specials challenge the price you...More

Thank gary e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a little while since visiting Mel's. Always a very nice diner experience. Food is always good. Nice portions. And very quick. Only problem. Which isn't a problem. It is usually packed. W good reason

Thank terryd532
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends suggested we meet here for breakfast. Good food, service, coffee, and good prices. I brought a friend the following evening for dinner. The waitress was helpful and full of smiles. What blew me away was for under $10 (I think it was 8.99?) I...More

Thank PAC43952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was bright and the decor was retro and festive.The waitress was super nice and very attentive even if she wasn't Alice, Flo or Vera... LOL. The All You Can Eat Fish was pretty good but it was over battered and the fish was...More

Thank Augmenter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good, waitress service is ok. Take out ordering not too good. Most waitress/waiters greet you with smiles. Others act like they would rather be elsewhere...Big problem seems to be with the Hostess taking phone orders. She can take the order over the phone...More

Thank Patty s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for breakfast and had a very good meal in a traditional US diner. Good food and service. Wish we'd gone back for dinner now.

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9 July 2017|
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Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
I have never eaten grouper at Mel's either as I am allergic to fish, however my family has on several occasions and all have enjoyed it.
18 May 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know
Lisa B
2 June 2015|
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Response from Jimm8117 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it appears that others have advised you that you can. This is a great gift idea! Especially if your folks are in their sixties or seventies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-242-0218
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