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Mel's Diner

314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
509-248-5382
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English first
Waipahu, Hawaii
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

When you enter Mel's you will automatically think you in the 50's, the place is all dressed out with the Tuck n Roll seating a automobile from the 1950 era, and music to go along with it. The meals are great, especially liked the Steak-tips and eggs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The steak tips and eggs (THE BEST) service is good friendly portions are good enjoy the old diner feel to the place this is where the local farm boys like to eat

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Selah, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just your average diner nothing special. I was expecting more homestyle cooking and portions. This was just your below average Denny's and not even approaching an IHOP. Not sure we will go again.

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Went here for the reviews onTA. But disappointed in food and service . Yes it looks like a 50's diner and very funky. Had breakfast that was pretty tasteless nothing special. Service was almost non existent . No conversation as they brought food and coffee. Too rushed and not interested. Would take a pass .

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Rennes, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

When you come int this dinner, you don't know if you're still in 21st century, or back to the 1960s! The breakfast is really great (bacon and pancakes are delicious). As a French, I really enjoyed it like an real American experience!

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Wasilla, Alaska
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Mel's is another one of those places in Yakima that has been around for a long time so it must be good. In fact it is: the food, the service, and the ambience. Make this a great breakfast stop right on the main street through Yakima. Off street parking and quick service.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Funky little diner in Yakima turns out a great breakfast. Hot rod themed with 60's music and a true diner feel set the stage. The real act is the food. I had a tasty and generous breakfast. sure it was simply eggs, sausage, hash browns and toast. But I've had that screwed up so many times I've lost count. Each... More 

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Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I always return here to Mel's when I am in the area.. Always great service and consistently good meals.

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Yakima, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Unusually good food and homey, laid back service. Has a real family feel to it, not just the staff but the customers as well. If they took this place and plonked it down 40 blocks west they could double the prices and no one would blink an eye. Great value, good food - sadly, on the edge of a run... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The setting is sure a step back in time... 50's decor and music. Food was just so-so, nothing to rave about, the waitress was great though. Bathroom was really gross.

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Additional Information about Mel's Diner

Address: 314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
Phone Number: 509-248-5382
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 am
Cuisine: Diner

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