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“Unique atmosphere”

Mel's Hard Luck Diner
Ranked #19 of 388 Restaurants in Branson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $19
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Takeout
Description: Home of Branson's original singing servers. A 50s themed diner offering music from the decades of the 50s and 60s and on up to today. A variety of singing styles, pop, rock, showtunes, opera, gospel, country, etc. Food offerings include burgers, sandwiches, great salads, blue plate specials and save room for some of the best and biggest desserts to be found.
Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Went here on our first night of vacation. Got in and seated quick. Food came out quick as well. Ok prices and pretty good food. Kids loved the singing waitresses.

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Thank Chelsea J
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

I enjoyed hearing the absolutely talented servers at Mel's Hard Luck Diner. We loved our food, the service was fast and friendly, and dessert was well worth it. I loved the decor - it was very fun and what you would expect from a classic diner. We plan on going back again on our next trip to Branson!

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

If you like country and country singing, this is a fun place. The staff are the stars, not so much the food but my wife liked her burger, my melt ok (not on rye), big onion rings, good tasting wraps. Waitress made the day with singing Patsy Cline to the fussy baby in our group who immediately quieted down.

Thank TandBandV
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

First visit to Branson, MO and we are glad we stopped to eat at Mel's. The food was good and the service/entertainment was better. Thank You for a special time.
Kevin and Pat from Wichita Falls, TX.

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Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Ate at Mels in Branson. Had the BLT with a rootbeer malt was very good, wife had garden salad which was ok, and daughter had a bacon cheese burger with a rootbeer float. Bernie our waitress sang a couple of songs as well as some of the other wait staff. Overall a good lunch experience.

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Thank boothbear
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