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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish fry” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (28 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
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Reviewed June 25, 2016

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...More

Thank rholland63
Reviewed June 24, 2016

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
Reviewed June 22, 2016

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...More

Thank Hajo W
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...More

Thank D Anne S
Reviewed June 7, 2016

We just love this place and go every time we are in the area..The food is great and they still have the best coleslaw anywhere we have ever been..We look forward to it every time...We had the baby back ribs and they were just awesome..tender...More

Thank SharonSiscoRisseeuw
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Advertised a $.4.99 Breakfast SPECIAL Monday-Saturday-: Per staff:"Oh, we don't offer that today Memorial Day" One slice of Rye toast arrived with order. Ordered a second order...one slice of toast arrived...................charged $1.50 This is not the 1st time of BATE/SWITCH: with-MOTHER's DAY.Special given a coupon...More

Thank 70geewizz
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Mel's has always been a favourite of ours we were sending part of the family back home to uk, eggs anyway you wish including a Bloody Mary or a Mimosa can't be bad for breakfast time. Everybody enjoyed and set us up for the day.

Thank W1DSN
Reviewed May 12, 2016

This is no average diner, this is a restaurant at VALUE PRICING! MUST TRY THIS IF YOU HAVEN'T. I had the meatloaf and it was phenomenal, my wife had the dinner special and she loved it! My new favorite lunch place!!

Thank jonkilman72
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I have been at this restaurant 3 times and I've never been disappointed.. the food is delicious.the wait staff is friendly. Pricing is very reasonable

Thank Cupcake0426
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We eat at Mel's whenever we are in Florida. From an excellent shrimp dinner to their luncheon menu, we have never been disappointed. We take winter guests there at least once and they are always amazed at the service and quality of food.

Thank Jeanne S
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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
I have never eaten grouper at Mel's either as I am allergic to fish, however my family has on several occasions and all have enjoyed it.
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
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Lisa B
June 1, 2015|
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Response from Jimm8117 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, 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 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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