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Mel's Drive-In - Lombard

2165 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-2712
415 921 2867; 415 921 3039
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Ranked #601 of 4,980 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great place to have breakfast, lunch or dinner, open 24hours it can also save you after a long night drinking and dancing. Great staff and ambient, each table has a mini jukebox. Food comes pretty fast.

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Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had dinner it was ok. Next day we had breakfast and it was ok. Prices are higher than normal for us, but it is San Francisco. The decor was cute. The service seemed slow both times.

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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110 reviews 110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I thought this would be a throw back 50's diner, since it looked like one. I was a little surprised how much of a push everything was to be organic. Was good I guess, but the 23 inserts in the menu were a bit of a distraction, a little much.

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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went to eat at mel's with my family. Nothing to say about the place. The interiors are phantastic and when you get in it's like getting back to the 50es. However I was not very impressed by the food. I took a steak with mashed potatoes an sauteed vegetables but I found it quite average. Based on what I... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great food and service for s quick business breakfast. Love the breakfast burrito with just the right amount of chili sauce. Eggs and sausage also good

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Food okay but a bit overpriced. You do feel like you've stepped into the sixties waiting for Ron Howard to pop up from the next booth. The lumberjack keeps you going for the whole day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Their breakfast is a great way to start the day. They have everything from pancakes to omelett. Also a great burger. Nice price

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New York City, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Mel's Drive-In is everything you would expect from a neighborhood 50's-style diner. Fast, friendly service, good food, big portions, and reasonably priced. There's really not much more to say than that.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We came here for a quick easy dinner after the Alcatraz night tour as we were staying at Cow Hollow opposite. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was delicious. We both had the supreme burgers with twisted fries and enjoyed every mouthful. We would definitely come again.

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Bellingham, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Fun ambiance and good breakfast menu. Service was very quick and our food was delivered fairly quickly. Refills on coffee were plentiful and the food was very good. Was a fun place to have breakfast.

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Additional Information about Mel's Drive-In - Lombard

Address: 2165 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-2712
Phone Number: 415 921 2867; 415 921 3039
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers

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