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“We love Mel's” 3 of 5 stars
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Mel's Diner
Pacific and Main St., Placerville, CA
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Ranked #34 of 103 Restaurants in Placerville
Cuisines: American
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Novato, California
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“We love Mel's”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We usually stop here on our way through this area. It's consistent good food. This time I went with the Fried Chicken and my husband had the Chicken Fried Steak. Both were well cooked and hot. The meal was really well priced and I felt like it was a great deal.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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JMFPEDS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Fine for breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This is a classic style American diner, with the pictures on the walls relating to American Graffiti, for which it was apparently the basis for the dinner in the film (although there are no longer carhops on roller skates). We had omelets and French Toast, both done just fine. We did not have time to walk around, but on a pleasant day the city seemed an attractive one to stroll through if you are not on a hurry to be somewhere else

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“It's Mels!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Even though got sick,from the oriental,salad..they have good desserts..don't expect much,,,have not been back for food.

Visited May 2013
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