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Mels Drive-In

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8585 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2329
+1 310-854-7200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“late night” (10 reviews)
“burger” (78 reviews)
“finger food” (19 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8585 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2329
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Burger and margarita what could be so wrong with that...nada lol. Avacado burger and onion rings were perfect, open face turkey sandwich was yummy as well.

Thank Noel s
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Ate lunch there and service was slow but people are friendly. Fries were mushy and undercooked. Chicken and waffles was disappointing because chicken was not boneless.

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed February 19, 2018

The breakfast is superb!! Service iffy- but I went there 2x on my trip to LA. PArking avail in lot, easy fun watching people on Sunset. Outdoor area. The bus boy was amazing. friendly place. I'd recommend highly for breakfast.

Thank niceoldladyinside
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Two of my friends and I popped into Mel's for breakfast the other day. I had never been there before but suddenly realised that it was the place used in that great film Pulp Fiction. It is such a true American diner. The service is...More

Thank Kruger C
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Mel's Drive In is just a diner and it has typical diner food. What is cool about it is that it is decorated as a 50's diner. From the outside to the menu and music it is exactly like a 50's diner. If you want...More

1  Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Almost too authentic to be true, but it is 100% authentic 1950 style and “Back FROM the Future’ retro!! Nothing to compare that I have ever seen!! I wish I had been able to eat there and have a vanilla malted.. Wow.

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

I generally do not like to go to tourist traps, but our teenage kids really wanted to have breakfast here. We were pleasantly surprised with the great atmosphere, good food and great service. I would not have anything but breakfast here. The waitress was awesome...More

2  Thank Patricia A
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Love the old school theme in this restaurant. My favorite thing is a grilled cheese with a chocolate shake. Definitely a place I will revisit in the future.

Thank thegreatist
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This was such a cute little diner on sunset blvd, we visited once for dinner and would gladly go again!

Thank traveleanda
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Was looking forward to a snack at this cool, iconic place.....ordered the Fried Chicken and it was still semi-frozen in the middle. Manager was good to deal with it. Obviously got my money back. Too bad, was not the visit I’d hoped for.

Thank Steve G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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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