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Mel's Diner

600 Highway 95 South, Beatty, NV 89003
+1 775-553-9003
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (143 reviews)
“pancakes” (27 reviews)
“omelette” (16 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
600 Highway 95 South, Beatty, NV 89003
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

On our way home from Las Vegas and stopped here for lunch. The place was packed with two Van loads of college students but we managed to find a table. Service wad sliw but not the fault of staff, they were just overwhelmed. One cook...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 942jimmier
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Good pancakes, but no decaff coffee. Accepts only cash. Only turned on the aircon once we said that it was hot. Plastic table cloths. Place looks like it could do with a good clean, both inside and out.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nik2212
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We spent the nite in Beatty after riding thru Death Valley. Stopped to eat breakfast @Mel's on the way out. Great food, great portions & awesome service!! Coffee was delish too!! Highly recommend it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We went there after exiting the Death Valley National Park. Mel's Diner is an authentic American diner, with some great memorabilia on the walls, and a great breakfast menu. Our party had a mix of eggs, and bacon, and scrambled egg with diced ham. Good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We were actually intending to have breakfast in another diner but a local man recommended Mel’s to us instead. How lucky! Friendly, good food and with 1960s decor we would definitely eat here again and again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 768jacquelineh
Reviewed September 23, 2018

CASH ONLY. I have to get that out first so others will know to have cash or end up using the ATM in the restaurant for a $3 fee. We stopped by this little diner on our way from Vegas to Death Valley. We each...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fryee39
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Just the spot for some time away from the road. Quaint restaurant where everything is made-to-order. My husband had the daily special- the belly burger 8.95 including fries and I had the 1/2 Italian sub including cole slaw 6.98. Just the typical 50’s diner you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MarleneS48
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

200 miles from Las Vegas and next to Death Valley I went in search of a good breakfast. This place is basically a shack. Toilets are outside and inside the place is filled with old diner kitsch. Food is very basic but reasonable priced. Food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tsc1947
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We were told this was the best place for breakfast in town and it really was great. The portions were big and everything was yummy. Would recommend this place to anyone staying over in Beatty.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Monika M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We had breakfast here on our way out of town, and I have to say I was quite happy with the whole package. The service was quick, the food was good and the prices were quite reasonable. It's quite good for what it is. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank CandyHarrington
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Highway 95 South, Beatty, NV 89003
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Beatty
  • Phone Number: +1 775-553-9003
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