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“Has anyone here seen Kelly?” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mel's Hard Luck Diner

Mel's Hard Luck Diner
2800 West Highway 76, Branson, MO 65616
417-332-0150
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Ranked #27 of 314 Restaurants in Branson
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Honolulu
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Has anyone here seen Kelly?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

One customer sang:
Has anyone here seen Kelly?
to the waitress

Super soups and chow

The staff sings a neat place

Loved it

Visited May 2013
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English first
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Would have been good if...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Our waiter didn't tell us until we were ready to order that the deep fryer didn't work so no fries. Some people left. We
really looking forward to the experience,but our waiter seemed upset by his coworker and so he was preoccupied with that.My son ordered a plain hamburger and no cheese but it came with cheese so he had to wait to eat.I ordered corn chowder,but he brought me a different soup. My daughter had to share my salad because just about everything on the kids menu needs the deep fryer.The atmosphere and singers were very neat. Wished our waiter would have been in a better mood.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good food and good music”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

It's great eating classic diner food while your server staff takes breaks to sing for the restaurant. Very talented and a nice selection of popular country, pop and Christian music.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Orlando, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fun and Food! What could be better?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

You'll love your visit to this unique diner where the wait staff are all singers trying to break into the Branson music scene. The food is great! Whether it's a salad, sandwich, or full entrée, you can't go wrong. LOVE the root beer shakes!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good Time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

What a fun experience and treat to hear the "Singing Servers". Kelly Bryant waited on us and we thought she had a terrific voice. We did purchase several of her CDs. Food was good, hot and promptly served.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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