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Mels Drive-In

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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8585 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2329
7:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 3:00 am
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slick service and the true "50's Diner" feel. Don't expect Michelin star dining, but great comfort food day and night.

Thank MrL_10
Magnolia, Texas
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit to Mels Drive In. The food was plentiful and very good. The wait staff was prompt, efficient and friendly. The food choices were abundant. Lots of food to eat. Made you feel like you were back in the 60's. A fun place to eat.

Thank kivec
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great dinner at Mel's on our first night in W Hollywood. We all had burgers which were cooked just as we ordered and came with a variety of toppings and fries on the side. The "Melburger" was particularly good. We loved the idea of jukeboxes at the tables, just a shame our selection didn't seem to play... More 

Thank Chris B
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the last Drive-In restaurants. Sit outside and watch the parade of interesting people. Good food good prices.

Thank GordyS246
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That diner is what a diner should be and more. Great service, good fast food, no nonsense. You will not be disappointed and will get exactly what you ordered with professional and kind service.

Thank Albert N
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Mel's on two occasions whilst staying in LA. Both times we received great service and good, home style food. Would certainly return!

Thank Liz M
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical 1950's style diner good service good food breakfast pancakes a must if you have a sweet tooth. Highly recommend, enjoy

Thank jeremyspenser
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a very nice decor, and is reasonably priced. However, it was a long time before we were seen and then three of our drinks were forgotten about. Also, two of our party's burgers were ordered to be medium and came well-done. Then at the end my drink was taken away to be refilled and never brought back.... More 

Thank George B
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it love it Why go anywhere else. Service is great, and the food is amazing. From your table you have a small jukebox where you can select songs. The only downside is the coffee, it's great for America but not so on international standards

Thank Simon S
Napa Valley, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner, some of us pasta with meatballs which was value for money, others fresh salad with chicken. A real dive in restaurant.

Thank italodutch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8585 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2329
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: 1-310-854-7200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?