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Mel's Country Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS/ SERVED TUES. - FRIDAY 11 TO 2 ONLY
served Tuesdays-Fridays 11:00 am to 2:00 pm only
Mel's Lunch Plate Specials
comes with 2 vegetables, cornbread or roll
8.75
Burger Special
Cowboy Bacon Crunch Cheddar Buger, served on a sour dough bun, dressed with bbq sauce, pickles and onions, topped with fried jalapeno, onion strips, bacon and cheddar cheese, comes with fries
8.75
Club Sandwich
triple layer club with ham, turkey, swiss and American cheeses, mayo, lettuce, tomato, and bacon, served with fries
8.75
Turkey Club
turkey, bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayo on toast, served with fries
8.75
Chef Salad
ham, turkey, swiss, and American cheeses, with hard boiled egg, served on a bed of lettuce, choice of dressing
8.75
The Mel's Rueben Sandwich
shaved corned beef, on grilled rye bread, with thousand islands dressing, sauerkraut, and swiss cheese, served with fries
8.75
Sandwich Special: Philly Steak Sandwich
Shaved beef with grilled peppers and onions, topped with swiss cheese, on a grilled sour dough bun comes with fries
8.75
New: Salad Special: Cobb Salad
grilled chicken breast, tomatoes, bacon, hard cooked egg, avocado, and bleu cheese crumbles on a bed of crisp greens, choice of dressing
TUESDAY
8.75
Chicken and Dumplings
8.75
Beef Tips over Rice
WEDNESDAY
8.75
Chicken Fried Steak
with cream gravy
8.75
Chicken California
A sauteed chicken breast in a cilantro brown sauce, topped with fresh avocado, tomato, pepper jack and cheddar cheese.
THURSDAY
8.75
Cajun Grilled Catfish
with dirty rice
8.75
Chicken Fried Chicken Breast
with cream gravy
FRIDAY
10.99
Fried Catfish Special
8.75
King Ranch Chicken Casserole
DINNER SPECIALS
TUESDAY
9.95
Roast Beef over Onion Potatoes
14.95
Shrimp and Grits
Jumbo shrimp with garlic, bell peppers, bacon in a cream sauce, served over cheese grits.
18.95
12 Ounce Grilled Rib Eye Steak
with grilled mushrooms and garlic butter.
10.95
Chicken Parmesan
served with fettuccine alfredo.
WEDNESDAY
8.95
Chicken and Dumplings
14.95
Shrimp and Grits
Jumbo shrimp, garlic, bell peppers, bacon in a cream sauce, served over cheese grits.
18.95
12 Ounce Grilled Rib Eye Steak
with mushrooms and garlic butter
10.95
Chicken Parmesan
served with fettuccine alfredo.
THURSDAY
10.95
Beef Tips over Rice
14.95
Shrimp and Grits
Jumbo shrimp, garlic, bell peppers, bacon, in a cream sauce, served on a bed of cheese grits.
18.95
12 Ounce Grilled Rib Eye Sirloin Steak
with mushrooms and garlic butter
10.95
Chicken Parmesan
served with fettuccine alfredo.
FRIDAY
15.99
All You Can Eat Fried Catfish and Popcorn Shrimp
14.95
Shrimp and Grits
Jumbo shrimp, garlic, bell peppers, bacon, in a cream sauce, served on a bed of cheese grits.
18.95
12 Ounce Grilled Rib Eye Steak
with mushrooms, and garlic butter
10.95
Chicken Parmesan
Served with fettuccine alfredo.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good home country cooking!!! We have been eating here for years but never have written a review. Great food good people. Big burgers.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank james j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was good country cooking but nothing healthy. Not even lite dressing for salad. Friends got cherry cobbler and it was delicious

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gingerm624
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great chicken fried steak and fried catfish!!!! I’ve had lunch here many times and never disappoints.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank greentrout5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Not worth rude service. Food used to be excellent and every person who worked there was nice

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tickamomma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for our 35th wedding anniversary. We had the Fabulous fried Catfish and Chicken fried Chicken. The meals arrived Steaming 🔥. We received free of charge the peach cobbler for dessert. The service was outstanding from Miss Judy.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LTCliff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the outside fool you. This place has some great food. We’re talking down home country food. Don’t count calories! We had four adults and three kids. Prices were excellent and portions were large. Onion rings and cheese sticks for appetizers. Kids got chicken...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BTII
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Mel’s is definitely “country cooking” comfort food. My only complaint would be that they could use a little updating inside...the tables are close together and chairs a bit uncomfortable. They have the closest Monte Cristo to the old Bennigans one I’ve ever seen.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Amy J
Reviewed May 3, 2019

We were driving back from Tomball and happen to stop at this county restaurant. I had the Wednesday special Chicken Fried Steak with 2 sides and great cream gravy $8.75. The wife order the Hamburger Steak (12oz) with two sides $10.75. They start you out...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Trip2009Ca
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Great place, very traditional, the service was awesome and the food was incredible good. We try the chicken fried steak, traditional burgers, the onion rings are the best we have tried all around and the bacon wrapped shrimps were also amazing. If you are around...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lpcabrera
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Home cooking at it’s best and quaint atmosphere. Very affordable. Might even see a local celeb if you’re lucky.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Naomi R
April 12, 2018|
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Response from ronnie302 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would suggest calling the cafe.
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September 1, 2017|
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Response from Malt00 | Reviewed this property |
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May 14, 2017|
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Response from Dan R | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Thanks for the question. I am what you might call a consumer, meaning that I love the adventure of eating and am willing to try almost anything once. I do not normally look at Mels specials because they have so... More
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