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Mel's Diner

4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
+1 239-275-7850
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“finger food” (18 reviews)
“fries” (44 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bring from the northeast we are used to eating at diners. Many areas just don't have them. Mel's really creates the diner atmosphere and has a very extensive, varied menu. Be warned, the portions are huge! But reasonably priced. Everything was very good, but don't...More

Thank TropicalLover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and were staying at the hotel next door and Mel's looked very inviting. The portions are very large, prices reasonable and a huge variety of food. I don't think anyone could go wrong giving this place a try

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing this diner from the outside you immediately think of and hope to get the same food that we got in the 1950s and 60s. Inside this diner was very nicely decorated with lots of old memorabilia. I was there for a late lunch with...More

Thank John41354
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place, lots of antiques everywhere and purple booths are cute. I ordered the Reuben and fries which was good however the fries weren’t really crisp and the underside of the sandwich was a bit soggy but it was still very tasty. Huge portion so...More

Thank Jelybeanjoan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us went for lunch and we all had different selections from the menue. Everyone was very satisfied. Very clean and relaxing atmosphere. Polite wait staff. Very good selections available.

Thank Squawbrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got the pork cutlet special and my friend got the open-faced roast beef cooked correctly and very good and efficient service there's nothing wrong with this place I go there quite often when I can.. anytime I've had an issue they fix it immediately...More

Thank felixlynn
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This place exceeded my expectations. Portions are HUGE! I ordered the Turkey Club Sandwich and I highly recommend that but you will not be able to finish it! The decor is great and our waitress was phenomenal.

Thank dhartley7411
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We've tried Mel's on a number of occasions... breakfast, lunch & dinner... and we've been pleased every time. Love the sausage gravy at breakfast and the special of 3 eggs, 3 pancakes & 3 strips of bacon for something like $5.99 (no sharing!). Their chicken...More

Thank periphery10
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

If you have not been to Mel's yet, put your wheels in gear and get here! Ambience is perfect 50's decor right from the door to the floor. Menu is chock full of all the best foods of the era and plenty of it for...More

Thank bluenun1941
Reviewed July 25, 2018

I went with a friend at lunchtime and I had the pulled BBQ pork sandwich with sweet potato fries. My friend had fish and fries.The service was great and our waiter was very attentive. The portions were a good size and everything was very tasty!...More

Thank phatcat003
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April 2, 2017|
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Response from dragontravel2012 | Reviewed this property |
30-45 minutes.
Frederick G
December 24, 2016|
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Response from Beansandpeas | Reviewed this property |
No. They are not open
Jill H
October 11, 2016|
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Response from joanne571 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have a group of single women who went on thanksgiving so no one had to cook and thought the dinner very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-275-7850
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