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Mel's Diner

600 Highway 95 South, Beatty, NV 89003
+1 775-553-9003
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (117 reviews)
“hash browns” (21 reviews)
“toast” (12 reviews)
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06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Diner
600 Highway 95 South, Beatty, NV 89003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

16oz Ham and Eggs - $16. Even with the grandeur of Death Valley so close by, this is still one of the highlights of a stay in Beatty. Simple and uncomplicated venue with very high quality food at very reasonable prices. Cash only!

Thank staffie2001uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast and it was one of the best I had for the entire holiday. I have no idea why but the coffee served was better than all I had in the US before and after. The food was served quickly and...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I will not comment too much on the kitchen but the service was definitely not one of the most friendly! The general impression is that the place is not that clean and a visit to the restrooms confirms that! Burgers acceptable....

Thank CH_WineAndDine
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

It felt like an imposition going to this place, with the two old ladies who run it making you feel like you are putting them out by being there. That said, the food was great (eggs any way you like, but if you ask for...More

Thank Damspost
Reviewed 6 May 2017

When you have a 5 hour drive ahead you need to be sent on your way with a hearty breakfast. The breakfast at Mel's was plentiful, well cooked, served efficiently by a friendly young waitress and ticked all the boxes. The French toast in particular...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

What can I say, it was convenient, affordable and good. I liked the old school look of the place. It was across the street from our hotel. The breakfast and coffee were good. Plenty of windows to look out from. It was the "we're not...More

Thank Angie1987
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Had breakfast here while passing through Beatty and enjoyed it. Friendly service, good food and lots of it at very fair prices.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Best pancakes I have had ever! They also have great plates of any kind of breakfast food. The service is fast and the waitress are nice.

Thank Onyx R
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Plan ahead and bypass this greasy spoon. If you gotta eat somewhere, keep your expectations​ low. Dirty bathrooms, food right off the Sysco truck means you must be really hungry to eat here. I don't think they make anything from scratch here...My simple breakfast sandwich...More

Thank dolomoto
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Went there for breakfast. Sat at the counter as the restaurant, while smaller, was packed. They were so busy they almost forgot to take my order but I was reading anyway so no harm no foul. Ordered veggie omelette, hash browns and sour dough toast...More

Thank gwlcjl1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Highway 95 South, Beatty, NV 89003
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Beatty
  • Phone Number: +1 775-553-9003
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