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“Just ok food, but great service”
Review of Original Mel's

Original Mel's
Ranked #21 of 193 Restaurants in Vacaville
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

Just had lunch with husband and daughter. He has shrimp and fries and I just had basket of fries. My fries as well as husbands were very soggy

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Thank karero99
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

We enjoyed the atmosphere of Mel's and the service was fabulous...the food was decent but not really the draw to come back. If you are looking for a fun place to eat where the waiters seem to be genuinely happy to serve you then this is a winner.

Thank mjjpower
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Was visiting from out of town so I had to try Mel's. Gotta love the nostalgia and all that. The food was average, it's more about the feel of the place. Had a sandwich/fries and a shake. It was OK. Worth a stop if you are in a yesteryear mood

Thank Creekguy
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Sorry, I'd like to give this place a compliment, but other than cheerful and reasonably speedy service, there isn't much to recommend it. The minute we walked in, we knew that no gourmet treats were in store for us, but we thought they couldn't possible mess up a simple hamburger. Wrong! It was dry and tasteless, so bad even condiments couldn't save it. If you want an oldies music fix, this is the place. If you want a decent meal, go elsewhere.

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Thank patandmaryjo
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Always best to go here past midnight! It makes you feel like you are in a real honest-to-goodness diner from the 50's, with great atmosphere and traditional diner food, which is not bad. The shakes are actually very very good!

Thank Katherine T
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