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Mel's Diner

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1331 Pine Island Road NE, Cape Coral, FL 33909
+1 239 242-0218
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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208 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this diner. It reminds my of the plethora of diners in New Jersey. A varied menu. Large portions and reasonable prices. The prime rib entrees are huge and reasonable. The burgers are great. The salads are varied and good. A nice place to eat when you want a big meal in a hurry.

Thank sctmster
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with family at this traditional diner, good service, and food arrived quickly. Family had Quesadillas, burgers, Philly cheese steak sandwich and cocktails - all good.

Thank Julia D
North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mel's Diner is one of those places you are grateful that its here. The menu is quite large and everything is always good. The price is very reasonable and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Gerry B
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great diner Great food Great for the budget Huge menu includes cocktails, fish fry every night. Includes salad rolls all the fish you can eat , cold slaw and fries. $9.99. Can't Beat it.

Thank texasinsc
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in yesterday around 2pm Danni was our server she immediately acknowledged us carrying a tray bigger than her let us know she'd be over in just a minute she was delivering food !! Noticed she had a good 7 tables going at once two of which were larger tables but she still managed to be Very cheerful definitely knows... More 

Thank MarianneSFL
Nokomis, Florida
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158 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to a Mel's diner in over eight years since all the ones in Sarasota and Manatee counties closed. Friends that lived near there suggested this Mel's as a good place to eat and they loved the buttermilk fried chicken. The place was very busy, fairly noisy, but we were seated immediately and our waitress was a real... More 

Thank Rod K
Cape Coral, Florida
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424 reviews
414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mel's Diner, Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral, FL., Growling of my tummy and chatter. On filling the tummy. I have not been here in a blue moon. The special today was a seafood platter 9.99. I went for it. Lets go with each item. Cole slaw it was a bit sour though crunchy and fresh. Fries hot and crunchy, 3... More 

Thank rholland63
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a super breakfast that we could barely finish. Neat upscale diner atmosphere. Well worth a stop. Had poached eggs over grits, done perfectly. And a good bloody mary special early in the day!

Thank mikeH6856LX
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here for breakfast several times in Groups of 4-6 people during the past weeks. We were friendly welcomed, our tables and chairs were always very clean, the waiters/waitresses nearly immediately brought coffees and juices as ordered, and we did not have to wait long for the food to be served. They have a good variety to choose from,... More 

Thank Hajo W
Cape Coral, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We ususally eat here at least once or twice a month. It is very reasonably price. They have a very good selection to choose from. Some of the food is kinda of bland. The rolls are like hockey pucs but other then that it is good. I always get the prime rib or ribs. They have a really good chicken... More 

Thank D Anne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 Pine Island Road NE, Cape Coral, FL 33909
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239 242-0218

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