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Mel's Diner

#185 of 763 Restaurants in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
Park Shore
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3650 Tamiami Trl N, Naples, FL 34103-3720
239-643-9898
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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    Very good
  • 63
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A great place for comfort food

At the end of a long hot day we were looking for a simple, reasonably priced meal. Mel's was just across the street from our hotel and the reviews were mostly good. We both ordered the Blue Plate Specal for Sunday, Roast pork, stuffing, mashed potatoes, red cabbage and spiced apples along with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Roger C
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Westerly, Rhode Island
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Houston, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

True comfort food! Something for everyone. Reasonable prices too. We liked it so much we went there twice during our stay in Naples, FL. Staff was very friendly too.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

At the end of a long hot day we were looking for a simple, reasonably priced meal. Mel's was just across the street from our hotel and the reviews were mostly good. We both ordered the Blue Plate Specal for Sunday, Roast pork, stuffing, mashed potatoes, red cabbage and spiced apples along with three glasses of wine. The food came... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Thought we would try Mel's for lunch as we were passing by. We expected more of a diner menu as we know in NJ, but although the building looked like a diner, the menu was much more limited and special. They even have a full liquor license, but we had one of the highlighted special chocolate shakes which was presented... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good lamb shanks. Great ribs. Good people. Great customers (us). Experience is that it has been very good every time we have been here on our vacation for the last 12 years. Mel's is a staple for us.

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Hilliard, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were looking for a place for a late night dinner. Liked the diner feel. Oldies music. The portion of food to much for us to finish. Quality of food was good. Service was pretty good. It was late and understood they were ready to start shutting down. I would imagine eating earlier in the evening would of had better... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We always visit Mel's for breakfast and it has been great. We were there a couple of days ago and it was good, but something was missing from former visits. Maybe they changed chef or perhaps it was an off day. Hasn't put us off though and we will be back.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Whenever I happen to be in Naples I have to stop to my favorite place, Mel's Dinner. Food is always delicious for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. I stopped for lunch this time with my wife. The atmosphere is homey and welcoming and the staff is very friendly and eager to please you. The place is always clean and well maintained.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I'll keep it brief, since this was a horrifying experience that could easily develop into a novel. Went in for a beverage and friends wanted light lunch. Waitress was incredibly curt and rude to us, since we were "taking up a 4-top and not even all ordering food". Should have just walked out. Fortunately, our friend loved the chicken noodle... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Had to stop off here on a road trip around Miami as it was recommended to us by our hotel. Authentic American Diner with great waitress with a good sense of humour ! good wholesome breakfast with hot coffee served quickly. Would go back ant time.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good customer service. Food was good and quick. Moderately priced and menu selections were adequate.

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Additional Information about Mel's Diner

Address: 3650 Tamiami Trl N, Naples, FL 34103-3720
Phone Number: 239-643-9898
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Park Shore
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3650 Tamiami Trl N, Naples, FL 34103-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Park Shore
  • Neighborhood: Park Shore
  • Phone Number: 239-643-9898

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?