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Mel and Faye's Diner

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) #2 of 43 Restaurants in Jackson $$ - $$$ American,
31 N State Highway 49-88, Jackson, CA 95642
+1 209-223-0853
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (32 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
31 N State Highway 49-88, Jackson, CA 95642
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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Great little countertop seats for solo folks as well as a more traditional seating area. Waffle with fresh strawberries and local ham was amazing, especially the ham. Very reasonable prices - about $6-$10 for most items and I saw some pies in the cooler for...More

Thank Virginia J
Reviewed June 18, 2016

This was our first visit to Mel and Faye's and we loved it! Our realtives living in Amador County recommend lunch here and it was a great suggestion. Our party of seven all agreed the food was wonderful! The special of the day was an...More

Thank happy4travel
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This is one of Amador County's best family places to eat. They are known for their "Moo Burger", which is one of the best hamburgers I have eaten. We like to eat breakfast there, even for dinner as they serve breakfast all day long. This...More

Thank Claudia C
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Went in today for breakfast and was super pleased. Reasonable prices and very good food. The server was really pleasant and we were not rushed. Try the sausage and eggs which comes from Swingles butcher shop.....best around.

Thank Topo329
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We ate dinner here on a Monday night. This was not our first choice but a BUNCH of other establishments were closed on Monday evening . . . we are glad they were! Mel & Faye’s Diner is very homey. It has a “local” feel...More

1  Thank stodgman
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Had the Miners chili size it was delicious. Peanut butter mouth was awesome. My friends and I go on a yearly trip to Tahoe and try to stop by on our way home

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed May 6, 2016

every time we have driven past this place the parking lot is full. We finally decided we'd better stop. Big menu with lots of choices. Nice salad bar. House wine is only $3. They make a darn good burger. Sweet potatoe fries are the best...More

Thank lew w
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This diner has great food, a good family atmosphere, and the staff is very efficient and friendly. Would definitely recommend and do business with them in the future.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed April 20, 2016

We visit this diner at least once a week. We often will order off the senior menu which is low in cost yet the servings are large. On Friday and Saturday nights, they offer Prime Rib. We have had that twice and it is delicious....More

Thank Shirley810
Reviewed April 16, 2016

I always stop by when I have a chance. Very crowded on weekends. If your not in a hurry, it is worth the wait. I like the breakfast, I always get enough to eat. Lunchtime, its the Moo Moo Burger and fries for me.

Thank AllyLilly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 N State Highway 49-88, Jackson, CA 95642
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Amador County  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 209-223-0853
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