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Mel's Diner Fort Myers

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4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in For lunch Had a great burger Great value great food highly recommend it Good service has a full dinner menu

Thank Joe v
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We try to go once a week with friends. The food is not frozen but made on the property. Every meal we all get has been very good. Best place to eat real food in Fort Myers.

Thank NancySunnyFlorida
Angola, Indiana
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have heard it said that if you want good food look at the number of cars in the lot. This would be true of Mels. The menu offered a wide variety of foods and the service was outstanding. This is a do over for sure.

Thank Debi T
Powell, Ohio
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a buddy to Mel's after a round of golf. We were hungry and Mel's filled us up! I had a pork cutlet open face sandwich. Now when I read cutlet I think something reasonable. You could have parked an RV on this thing! It was breaded nicely, cook perfect! Not dry, moist tender and delish. This is a... More 

Thank Tony M
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mel's diner offers a variety of home-cooked simple fare. You could always count on a good meal there. Not spicy or wildly exciting, but very very nice. The people are real friendly.

Thank Linda K
West Palm Beach
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mel's Fort Myers was next to our hotel during our escape from Hurricane Matthew. We checked the menu online and were impressed with the variety. We tried the fried green tomatoes and they were delicious. For dinner, my wife had Mel's Keylime Catch and I had the (local farm fresh and light fare) grilled chicken breast. Both meals were very... More 

Thank G G
South Florida, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mel's is always great, consistent and not pricey. My husband and I each had the classic filet and Lobster tail. It was cooked perfectly. Price was great.

Thank 441gailv
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100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge salads. The buffalo chicken salad is a home run! Menu is deep and 2 can dine for 40 bucks 3 course diner plus a bottle of wine. Best bang for your buck in fort myers.

Thank David M
Fort Myers, Florida
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141 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Not sure what folks see in Mel's Diner. This was a random stop with friends because nobody could make a decision on where to eat and uniformly we all regretted the decision. The food choices are basic, the food was bland and pedantic, and the service lacking. All in all, no need to go here unless you are have no... More 

Thank Steven B
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Weed here about once we call the food is good they have specials fried fish is good the prime rib is awesome the salads are fresh, good milkshakes so wonderful... you can buy t-shirt on the way out the specials are really what keeps coming back their food is ample and yummy

Thank Jez A

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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
Average prices
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, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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: 239-275-7850

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