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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
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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Lockport, New York
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a snow bird in Florida and every year I come to Florida and go to Mel's Diner for their $15.99 steak & Lobster meal. Really disappointed this year. Our waiter was wonderful but he never gave us rolls like we were supposed to get. When my steak/lobster came, I was totally disappointed in the steak. I used to... More 

Thank Susan F
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner on Thanksgiving with wife and son. After a short wait dinner was excellent with 5 choices of entrée. Service was excellent and food was good. This is our 4th time here for thanksgiving.

Thank Steve M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this diner ...has a bar too .. Great food and great Burger. I like to order special then you get a home made creme brulee

Thank Cristileigh N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here a few times on our trip was reasonable and food good. Had grouper dinner and it was lovely. Cream brûlée a bargain so had 2 😃.

Thank Clare M
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third Friday we have come to Mel's just for the all you can eat fish. What a deal! $9.99 for all you can eat fish. It comes with salad, fries, and Cole slaw. The fish tastes great and is fresh. It's the best fish I've had in many years. We will be back for more.

Thank Ken H
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tooooooo much to choose from. I had 3 shrimp and steak. Was surprised at size of the shrimp just regular old shrimp. Service was good.

Thank local469
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have tried to eat at Mel's several times when in the North Ft Meyers area but have found a long wait time to be seated. Today was our lucky day as we got right in with no wait. The Resturaunt is clean and welcoming. I found the staff to be attentive and seemed to enjoy working there. The menu... More 

Thank cathysnowwhite
Wheeling, West Virginia
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Ate there a few times during our last visit to Florida.Lunch or dinner there are many choices. Good food great service made us go back. Very nice desert selection. Down home casual food such as chili or chicken noodles soup,meat loaf fried chicken etc Can not go wrong Lots of food for a reasonable price.

Thank Yock1238
Cape Coral, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Huge menu with old standbys like meatloaf etc. good service. Food hot and a lot of it for the price. You could definently share

Thank nanjo2017
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is a nice family diner! Really good food. I ordered the open-face beef. However, I tried a bite of my Aunt's fish, it was a battered, and, fried, white fish of some kind (I don't remember what the waitress said) but it was some of the best fish I ever had in my life! If I ever had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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 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?