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Mel's Steakhouse - CLOSED

106 Arrowhead Road, Whitney, TX 76692
8884123044
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Price range: $11 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Steaks melted in your mouth ! Salad bar was fresh and plentiful. Kids meals were also good. Make sure you try the fried banana dessert, it is out of this world !! We didn't eat the buffet on Friday night but heard it was really good. I highly recommend this steakhouse even if you aren't staying at Arrowhead resort. It's... More

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Central Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We had dinner at Mel's for the first time this evening. We started with the sampler plate of appetizers which was extremely good. It would have been nice to have some blue cheese or a horseradish type dip for some of the items but the ranch dressing and cocktail sauce were good. Both of us ordered steaks, a ribeye and... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Wonderful view of Lake Whitney, Texas with attention to a fresh salad bar and consistent great food! My family and I have had dinner both Friday and Saturday nights at Mel's and we keep coming back for the great food and service and did I mention the view!! At times there may be a short wait ( no more than... More

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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115 reviews 115 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

I live in New York City so I get to eat at every type of restaurant you can imagine, but when I am fortunate enough to have an opportunity for a mental holiday, I come to Texas for R&R at Arrowhead Resort and a home-cooked meal at Mel's Steakhouse. The buffet has everything.... chicken, pork chops, fried catfish, shrimp. Tonight... More

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Whitney, TX
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The food at Mel's is sometimes good, and sometimes not. Not really what you'd expect at a "Steakhouse," and I'd skip their Friday "buffet."

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Beijing, China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Because I live very far away from Texas (in China), I do not get to eat here often. Every time I do make it to Whitney, I eat at Mel's! The steaks are amazing. The staff are so friendly and helpful which makes the atmosphere relaxing, fun, and special. It is one of my favorite places to eat in the... More

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Waco, Texas, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We live in Waco and have made the drive to Lake Whitney several times just to eat at Mel's Steakhouse. Everything has always been delicious! The salad bar could be a meal in itself, the entrees are perfectly prepared, the bread and muffins are heavenly, and the desserts are to die for! The atmosphere is cozy and casual; the view... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

As Always a great meal with friendly fast service. I enjoy their buffet selections, with the salad bar being a good start and dessert just right as my finish.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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115 reviews 115 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We make it to Arrowhead Resort a couple of times a year to get back in touch nature, usually when WestFest is going on nearby, and it its always a treat to dine at Mel's Steakhouse when we do. Folks up here in the northeast just don't have the opportunity to enjoy southern cooking or the fabulous steaks you can... More

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Arlington, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

I heard a Yogi Berra story about an away-game somewhere, and after the game, he, Mickey Mantle, and some other players were planning to go to dinner. A restaurant was mentioned, and Yogi's response was, "That place is so crowded, nobody goes there anymore!" That's the way we felt when we went on a Friday night recently. The line was... More

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Melinda C, Owner at Mel's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Love your Yogi Berra story. As a small family run restaurant in a rural area we are actually quite proud of the amount of business we have, especially among locals who keep us in business. We are proud to have been written up favorably in Texas Highways. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit earlier this summer.... More

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Additional Information about Mel's Steakhouse

Address: 106 Arrowhead Road, Whitney, TX 76692
Phone Number: 8884123044
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Whitney
Average Prices: USD 11 - 25
Cuisine: American

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