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“Surprisingly good!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mel's Classic Diner

Mel's Classic Diner
119 Wears Valley Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
(865) 429-2184
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Ranked #22 of 145 Restaurants in Pigeon Forge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $12
Cuisines: Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Tampa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I had lunch (Elvis Country Club with French Fries) last week at Mel's Diner and was nicely surprised by the yummy food, great service and very affordable prices! I wish we had a diner like this at home!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chillicothe, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great food, Great Service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

You will not be disappointed in Mel's Diner. If you are, then I would never get along with you at all.

Delicious food served by servers with sass. The atmosphere is right out of an old tv show. We WILL stop again this year!

Visited August 2013
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Auburn, Alabama
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Have to stop!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had breakfast there twice, and one late night banana split, very good! You have to try this place at least once, very friendly place!

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Crescent City, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Super Diner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Mel's Diner is a landmark in Pigeon Forge. We have been coming for years to experience a relaxed atmosphere with great diner food. The server staff are real pros and check on your table regularly . Just something about Mel's that gives you a great "throw back" experience great for the whole family. The food is "diner"..why else would ya go ? But prepared well and plenty. You can literally have a meal off many of the appetizers.. Mel is a great host and all his servers make ya feel at home. This place is great, especially after a late show to get some comfort food before heading back to the cabin. I highly recommend their banana split unless 5# of desert may give you nightmares. A great family place with decent pricing and absolutely great diner food.

Visited June 2014
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viburnum, mo
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Good Food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The service was great and the food was good....however it is very small close quarters. Felt like we were crammed up a bit, but would definitely go back.

Visited May 2014
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