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Mel's Diner


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Diner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews finger food liver and onions fries meatloaf prime rib fish fry ribs salad pancakes shrimp sandwiches comfort food large menu all you can eat place to eat lunch or dinner ft myers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’re snowbirds from Indiana. Whenever we make our way to Cape Coral, we always make it to Mel’s. And we are never disappointed. Great service and great food at reasonable prices.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rdlaidig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been dining at Mels for several years and have always been pleased with the food and the service. But lately, they have not been the same. The service is okay, but the food has changed considerably. The salad didn’t seem to have nice...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CapeGirl70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Mel's many times. And usually have been quite pleased with the service and food. But all three of us ordered the largest prime rib and were surprised they were nothing like we have had in the past. They were substantially undercooked...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BerdieCapeCoral
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been going here for about 7-8 years and it was good at first but going down hill ever since.service has gotten pretty bad, portions are getting real small and not clean any more.we mostly go for breakfast and lunch with friends from out of town...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank steve h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a true diner atmosphere. Fun and busy and great service. We were there for lunch and the place was packed. There was a very large group - at least 30 people- but our order was taken promptly and made and delivered promptly -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Audrey F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have always looked forward to our dinners at Mel’s Diner but no more. On our weekly family dinner night with family we chose Mel,s- it started bad as my Uncle and Aunt arrived a few minutes Earlier than the five of us- they would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank debrac972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Mel’s diner and the place was really busy. The menu is huge. Something for everyone. The fried chicken was the special the night we went and we both ordered that. Prices were good. Chicken came out kinda greasy but it was deep fried...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank normalfolks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to gave this place 100 big fat Zeros nursing home food I think every single review is from people of 80yrs old Food had no taste if a dead man ate here he would complain. Just plain nasty I got prime rib...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank marcia a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mel's Diner is one of our favorite places to eat in Cape Coral. We spend 3 months/year for the last few years in Cape Coral and find Mel's has a wide variety of food on menu ranging from local seafood favorites like shrimp, grouper (including...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JumboSam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Large menu, and everything our party ordered was excellent, as did the meals on the tables around us.

Date of visit: January 2019
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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 Miapia01 | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know
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2 June 2015|
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