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Mel's Diner

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1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239 242-0218
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When the wife doesn't know what she feels like for dinner, I get a break from cooking when she says "let's go to Mels", and know I can get my favorite...prime rib with mashed potatoes and gravy. While over the years Mels has grown from a mom and pop operation into a chain in West Coast Florida, serving up delicious... More 

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Thank Walter C
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always love going to Mel's. Great food and good prices you will never leave hungry. They have drink specials regularly and the staff is always friendly.

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Thank Brett E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They play music from the 50's and 60's so it has an upbeat feel about it. The food is very good, and the service is good as well. You get plenty of food for the money as well, and not expensive. We have been been here twice and really enjoyed the burgers, the fries, the cole slaw is very good,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traditional diner variety with something for everyone . The entire staff was smiling. The only minor comment was diner coffee is diner coffee everywhere.

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Thank Lifeisateamevent
Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had grilled shrimp which was seasoned and tasty. Also ordered the Mexican omelet and both if us took home boxes of leftovers. Plenty of food and our service was exceptional. The $3 margarita hit the spot too

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Thank Jan B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times and never disappointed. Very, very good food with a large menu. Yummy!

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Thank Kristi P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Diner has variety of breakfast items,best time to go is weekdays after 9am . Very attentive waitresses.Omelette's are a good portion,love grits with eggs.shakes are tasty.

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Thank Alexandra S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dine at Mel's diner quite often. We own a small business and run in to eat 2 times a week because of our hours and location. The meals are appropriately priced, a generous portion, and a large menu to choose from. They have a full bar, great desserts and for the most part, everything tastes good.... More 

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Thank Barbara D
North Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239 242-0218

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