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$9 - $19
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American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was such a fun place to eat and really liked the food. All of our meal choices were good and then we topped it off with a fantastic ice cream sundae. Their waitresses and waiters all entertained us with their great voices. I think...we heard 9 different songs. So much fun!! And very family friendly.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is great! The food was good and the servers all sing!! The environment is nostalgic and fun!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family loves Mel's Hard Luck Diner. We are seniors but have also gone there with our kids and grandkids. The food is great diner type food. Because of the size of servings, you can split a meal with someone else in your party. The...hamburgers and milk shakes are some of our favorites; but I have never had anything there I didn't like. Love the singing servers who are so talented. The atmosphere is casual and friendly.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped in for lunch and got seated right away. Waiter was very attentive and friendly. Food was good but nothing special. Wasn't bad just nothing to remember. Very good show with the waiters singing some good tunes.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The menu is straight forward diner food, and is tasty and fairly priced. The singing wait staff were very talented. I would definitely recommend and return!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there for lunch after shopping at the Kringles Christmas Shoppe. Awesome food, good price and a large selection on their menu. We love to hear the servers sing while we eat. It's a very unique place to eat. We visit at least once...every time we're in Branson. Family friendly!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was really good, sundaes were amazing and the waiter was awesome! Great singing also! Just a fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food (portions were big) The staff was awesome singing and attentive. We went when it was not busy (Sunday supper). Great time.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large portions, singing wait staff, amazing ice cream sundaes, pies and malts. Great decor. Helpful and friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the food and the shakes. The vintage decor is fun to look at. But our favorite part is the singing servers. They sing a variety of music and take requests. Very friendly and talented.

Date of visit: October 2020
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893ericd
November 25, 2019|
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Response from 522randyv | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can but I would call them to be sure
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bobbya429
October 3, 2019|
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Response from msbones047 | Reviewed this property |
I don't feel my review was harsh-just stating facts. Yes, Mel's is a unique and entertaining place to visit. But it is not the type of establishment where you can have close conversations with table mates, due to the noise... More
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September 10, 2019|
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Response from CINDY G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's when we were there. Wonderful singers!
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