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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 good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish fry” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (21 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 yesterday via mobile

EVERYTIME we come to Ft.Myers we ALWAYS eat at Mel's at least 3-4 times. The menu has something for everyone, and the staff is very friendly

Thank Rachal g
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good place to go with the family and enjoy a meal. Weve been there several times. Relaxed atmosphere and very friendly staff.

Thank Ilen E L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We make it a regular stop every time we cum down. Love the food and the staff. We always go for either breakfast or lunch. Big menu with a wide variety of food and drinks. Highly recommended.

Thank Roy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mels Diner is a good place for a meal at a reasonable price, nothing special,the service is good.The menu could be changed to allow more choices,overall a good place

Thank confident690
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A supergood meal and such a friendly staff. This combined with the best price ever. I will visit again for sure

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of six wanted to eat out at an American diner. Mel's Diner looked like what we wanted from the outside but it went downhill once we were seated. The restaurant was pretty full and the waitress was friendly but none too sharp. We...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have gone to Mel’s every chance we get when we are in Cape Coral. I fell in love with the Chicken Tenders meal. UNTIL they changed the recipe of the batter about a year ago. I believe it used to be a panko type,...More

Thank rbkuconn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great portions, low prices...OH MY!! This was THEE spot! Not "the" spot but "THEE" spot! The food was ridiculously delicious and the prices were ideal for a family trying to stay on budget and still eat good while on vacation! Perfect, perfect, perfect!...More

Thank tms256481
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service. Turkey bacon club sandwiches were delicious. Slaw and pickle along with the fries made this meal just right.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like Mel's, it has plenty of menu choices, reasonably priced drinks and friendly service. Nice casual spot to take your family and not spend a small fortune. Very nice food.

Thank Ace4Advice
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
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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