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Mel's Diner

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28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
239-949-3080
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped for breakfast at Mel's Diner. Fun atmosphere in this "old-time" diner! Wait staff is friendly and efficient. Breakfast is super and there are numerous choices. We had scrambled eggs, bacon and grits, but you'll find burritos and more! Your coffee won't have a chance to get cold because your waitress just seems to know when to return with... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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484 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is always packed which is why we rarely eat there. Nice selection. Good food. When you finally get seated. Better luck here in off season.

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Thank Spoonball
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical 50's American diner, food was so good we can't wait to go back. Friendly service and a fantastic price $70 for 4 people including drinks and tips.

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Thank 290sandrag2014
Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was good, but the staff was better. A lady at a nearby table had her card rejected and when she insisted that it was good, they ran it again and the manager helped her with the problem. No fuss, no histrionics, and nobody was embarrassed. Excellent job. And the chocolate Cake? awesome!!!!

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Thank ginnygk
Bonita Springs, Florida
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this place many times and have gone for lunch with family or an early dinner or just to pick up banana splits and strawberry sundaes. Mel's has it all and it is a 50's 60's style with the music from that era and I love it. Everyone that works there is friendly and nice and the... More 

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Thank Daniel M
Apopka, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the LaQuinta Hotel that was right behind Mel's for a week, so this was the default for food, including breakfast. We ate Breakfast, Lunch, and had burgers for dinner one night. No complaints at all.

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Thank Jevauhnj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been living in Bonita Springs FL now for 6 weeks and Mel's is the most hospitable place I've found so far. And by the way, the food is also always on the money. I usually get the chicken noodle soup, really excellent homemade flavor. The burgers are fantastic and the overall portions are big enough for me to take home... More 

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Thank John R
Cape Coral, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was great. The food looked good it was hot when it came it tasted and you didn't have to wait long to get your food and the people were friendly and the place was clean and we have a happy time with the people there. We felt very welcome and our waitress was marvelous.

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Thank missconnie46
Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stop for a farewell breakfast here on our last morning in Naples and Florida, as we were going back home to Brussels Belgium on the afternoon flight out of Miami. The wife chose a Blueberry Belgian waffle as she hadn't had the opportunity to try one before. I specifically asked if the berries were fresh and the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Burger and beer special for $5, can't beat that. Fun place, sort of like Happy Days diner. Large menu to choose from. Everyone should be able to find something. Great place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: 239-949-3080

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