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Mel's Diner

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1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Cape Coral, Florida
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent meal for 3 of the 4 of us. Hubby didn't care for the extra crispy(all about preferences ) all you can eat fish but on the good side 1 plate of fish was plenty. Grilled shrimp meal awesome. Good services by Josh our waiter.

Thank dallasalice8
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went there for a family dinner. I was impressed by how big the menu was. The prices were great and you get lots of food. The food itself was delicious and the service was really great. Our server was really friendly and fast. We would definitely go back. GreT for a casual family dinner!

Thank Sydmom0
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great service!! Good thing we got there early because as we walked out, people were waiting just inside the door and were waiting outside as well. Mel's is one of the popular places to eat since the menu is filled with everything and not expensive. The prime rib was done perfectly for steak lovers and the burgers were... More 

Thank Janet W
Mundelein IL
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always can find something on the menue that you can please the taste buds. Alwys a bit crowded at peek hours. Parking is at time a challenge. Simple good dinner food.

Thank chipr
Cape Coral, Florida
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived from snowy New England and sunny Florida weather to eat at our favorite Cape Coral restaurant. Enjoy the friendly family atmosphere as well as their large menu. We ordered our favorite meals: grouper dinner and chicken tenders. Outstanding meals and service. Looking forward to our next visit. 👍🍷🍷👍

Thank QBK2012
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You may have to wait in line but it's worth the wait! Food is excellent, and lots of it. Large menu with daily specials! I love Mel's cheeseburger, lots of flavour and cooked to perfection and half the price of most Roadhouses!

Thank Ross R
Fort Myers, Florida
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411 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast with a friend today at Mel's. Service was ok but the food was a mess I do not think a 9 year old would get full. Very poor, biscuit small and old, eggs very small, potato were under cook and ice tea weak. No I will not be going back.

Thank Rock61Rock
Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there today. Three big plates, hot turkey dinner, rib dinner and roast beef. All were very tasty. Lots of food all under $50. Freindly wait staff and fast service

Thank Snelly38
Warrenton, Missouri
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The crab cakes were the best I have ever eaten, the service was quick and very friendly and welcoming

Thank crrenth
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big place. Very good looking building with lots of tables. Great looking menu. Went there for breakfast food but got there too late (after one) the breakfast menu was reduced to mostly omelets. But, tried the fried grouper sandwich. Wow it was really great. Tender and a very large portion. Great lunch, going back some morning for a benedict. Really... More 

Thank sunloverbud

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?