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Mel's Diner

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1331 Pine Island Road NE, Cape Coral, FL 33909
+1 239 242-0218
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful Place Whatever meal you want.

Always a great place to stop. Lisa was great as a server. The Cheeseburger, Chicken Noodle Soup, and the Greek Trio were delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
jcdillon
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Always a great place to stop. Lisa was great as a server. The Cheeseburger, Chicken Noodle Soup, and the Greek Trio were delicious.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Hubby and I are longtime customers of this restaurant. It is a short drive down Pine Island Rd from our home. Year after year we visit this restaurant at least 10 times per year sometimes a lot more. We are big fans of the all-you-can-eat fried fish. Delicious each and every time! We are always impressed how they continue to... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had my usual tuna melt hubby had chef salad it was huge he even took some home. The service as usual perfect.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

That's what you get at Mels Diner. From botttemless and see thru to bottom coffee to eggs in all variants and pancakes or french toast. All of that at good value for money, just make sure your waiter gets your order right .... we had a small isue with that .

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We usually go to the Mel's in Ft Myers, but since we were up this way, we stopped in Cape Coral. Big mistake! It was a Friday night so I understand there being a crowd. It took about 15 minutes to be seated. The waitress was nice enough, but misled us by stating our meal would be out "in a... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We go here at least once a week. The food is excellent and decent priced. The waitstaff is friendly and helpful.

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Northbrook, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Food is good. Service is a cut below mediocre. I get it. It's a kitschy 50's themed restaurant great for families. The bad: Being seated with the families when we could have, and should have been seated in the quieter half of the restaurant. It was just me and my elderly dad, and we would have enjoyed conversation, if not... More 

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Fonthill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A great place to eat, good food at great prices......for breakfast, luch and dinner. 50's style diner.

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florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I went to Mel's a couple of weeks ago with my brother and Uncle of 94 years young. My brother and I are both form out of town. Me in Florida and my brother in California. They were quite busy for a Monday evening. It was 6 pm and That is probably there early dinner crowd. The reason I give... More 

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Totally love going to Mel's Diner in Cape Coral. The food is always fresh and well prepared. Service is very good. Place is clean and bright. Highly recommend tis to everyone that lives or visits the Cape.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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