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Mel's Diner

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28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
239-949-3080
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 174
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  • 46
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  • 15
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good grub----great prices!!!!

A fun place to visit and eat. Diner style food is abundant and priced reasonably. An older crowd but fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Dennie2013
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Shorewood, Illinois
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We loved Mels Diner and liked the look of this place as you don't get diners in England. Lexi served us and she gave amazing customer service. Our breakfasts were delicious, we all loved them. I had the breakfast burrito and it tastes fresh and the wrap was lovely and different and added to the flavour. Thank you.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Stopped for a quick bite at lunch. Staff is always friendly, good food, during non season the dinner is great for the locals. During season the wait is long service is slower but the food is always great.

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Shorewood, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A fun place to visit and eat. Diner style food is abundant and priced reasonably. An older crowd but fun.

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Bonita Springs, FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It had been a while since we had been to Mel's, but recently we decided to skip our standby (Cracker Barrel) and went to Mel's with some friends. Mel's did not disappoint. Service was good. The food excellent (one of the few places I can get one of my all-time favorites - liver and onions) and the Brandy Manhattan mixed... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is like an old 60's diner. The wait staff is attentive. The food is old fashioned comfort food that is yummy. The place is always packed. My wife and I loved the place.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Every time we visit this restaurant we always enjoy the food and the staff are always so friendly. Great menu with such a big choice of food.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Fantastic building , menu was huge , I couldn't make my mind up ! We both had bottomless coffees . My husband a burger with blue cheese and fries , he said it was ok , on scale off 1 to 10 he gave it a six , I had shredded steak with mushrooms onions and cheese on I think... More 

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Estero, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I love Mel's. The food is always very good and reasonably priced. Their special are amazing. Normally you get soup, salad an an entree for about 10$. If you go for lunch try Mel's fish sandwich. Breakfast is good and no matter when you go, it will be crowded as it very popular. The owners run several... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

the waitress was busy, somewhat unattentive. Friendly only with the regular's food was good, and it came out fast, so no complaints there!

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Poinciana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Have been to this diner many times over the years and always enjoyed it... not this time! The food was fine but the attitude from our waitress, Teresa, ruined our visit. It all started simply because I made a statement saying "I cannot decide between the grouper or the salmon." In return I received a rude comment indicating she didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: 239-949-3080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?