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1331 Pine Island Road NE, Cape Coral, FL 33909
+1 239 242-0218
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Ranked #16 of 331 Restaurants in Cape Coral
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Lilley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Went to Mel's for the first time. Mike the bartender was great. Just how we thought an American diner would be. Good value and excellent service. Will try the breakfast he recommended. The burger actually looked like the picture!

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sarasota
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88 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

they actually do take the food seriously here, unlike a lot of places. the bacon and chicken macaroni and cheese good both Wednesday and as a Saturday leftover. same for the chili.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good simple food at reasonable prices...service was excellent. I had Country Benedict (scrambled eggs over a fluffy biscuit smothered in sausage gravy) yummy $5.99.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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204 reviews 204 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Mel's Diner in Cape Coral is very consistent in their product and delivery. My wife and I enjoy dining there for lunch or dinner. They have a large selection, something for everyone, and the servers are quite friendly and competent. Their prime rib is always excellent. Although their AYCE fish has a lot of breading, sometimes more than the... More

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Barbados
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119 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Service and food was very good. I have no complaints. Have gone here a few times over the last four years and the restaurant is consistent on being very good. Breakfasts, lunch or dinners. A good menu to choose from. Servers are friendly but professional.

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FT MYERS
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I always enjoy eating at this small chain ,it will never replace the one on 41 south of Colonial which was my first Mels . I normaly give this 4 and even wish I could give it 4 1/2 but on this evening ,service was slow and server looked like we were an inconvienence and wanted us out as fast... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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115 reviews 115 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Well I have not been here for a while. But it was good and tasty food. My good. Shrimp linguine was flavored just right My wifey enjoyed. My Ruben was surprising good. Good amount of cheese, corn beef, kraut, toasted rye. Beer batter onion ring outstanding. Service excellent. My only issue was I wish the rye bread was dark. BUT... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stopped in Mel's close to closing and while I can say that the staff didn't seem to mind that it was late, which is a good thing. The food on the other hand suffered. My wife had country fried steak and the mashed potatoes and gravy were both luke-warm and that's being nice. The steak itself was warmer, but... More

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Plymouth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

gets very crowded in season. good specials and very good value for the dollar. best to arrive early for dinner

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Mel's will become your favorite go to place.the staff is friendly the place is very clean an the food good and reasonably priced.try it you'll like it

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Address: 1331 Pine Island Road NE, Cape Coral, FL 33909
Phone Number: +1 239 242-0218
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
Cuisine: American

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