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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (33 reviews)
“fish” (30 reviews)
“ribs” (28 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
6:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
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11 - 20 of 592 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Mel's is a great place to get good food at a good price. Mel's has a extensive menu with daily specisls. If you like salmon you must try the salmon blt. Full service bar too. Mel's is a great place for breakfast, lunch or diner.

Thank Frozen_no_more
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My husband and I have eaten everywhere in Cape Coral FL from very exclusive, expensive restaurants such as Rumrummer's to just regular fare chain restaurants like Perkins etc. But Mel's Diner beats them all for quality of food, cleanliness, and service! We now go to...More

Thank mariawallace2004
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I'm generally not a big fan of diners for dinner and make an exception for Mel's. Mel's is great for breakfast and lunch (try the chicken soup) and we've had great dinner entrees as well. Shrimp a la Roma and and Key West Grilled Shrimp...More

Thank Paul A P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Every item we have tried from their menu has been great. Fast and friendly restaurant we have always had excellent food and service

Thank Verna A
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We liked Mel's Diner a lot! I went with the comfort food - country fried steak, my wife had a basil/lime chicken and my son had an awesome looking chicken sandwich. We all liked our dinner's! My wife said the chicken could've had a little...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Went here for dinner, the food was great and the pricing was fantastic. My daughter had a burger and ate every last bit of it (13) The staff were polite and accommodating would highly recommend

Thank 290sandrag2014
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We were given a booth, you actually have to ask for a booth or a table. I asked for a table for 4 and were told it would be a 20 minute wait. I saw there were many free booths so I then said we...More

Thank Michael v
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We took our 2 exchange students for an American breakfast. One is from Spain , the other from China. We were seated right away and the service throughout the entire meal was excellent. Our meal was excellent. I had The Egg Father Skillet which is...More

Thank Charles1019
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Fast service. Good food. Reasonable prices. Kid friendly.What more can you ask for in a family diner.

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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