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“Great atmosphere!”

Mel's Hard Luck Diner
Ranked #19 of 384 Restaurants in Branson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $19
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, 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 August 19, 2013 via mobile

Service was great and just a fun place to eat. We ate there three times during our visit just for the fun of it.

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Reviewed August 16, 2013

Great place to take your family! I've lived in Branson 25+ years and just went there for the first time this year. We went there for lunch and it was really good!

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Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed this place! Good food (large portions of everything) and great environment! Wait staff pleasant. Beautiful voices with different varieties of music. They were fairly busy when we were there so they didn't get to sing as much. Overall, it's a great 50's diner experience!!

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1  Thank Strangerthanmost
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Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Mel's has a fun atmosphere with your servers singing their versions of some of your favorite songs throughout your meal. The food is pretty good and you get a lot for the price. The servers are the best part however, joking around as if they've known you for years. Very good time had by all!

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1  Thank HEYItsAshamae
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Reviewed August 15, 2013

Enjoyed the classic cars in the lot and the old time diner feel.
Took us back to our childhoods ( a long time ago). Went in for the burgers at lunch and were treated to a local performer who sang for the whole meal.Wow. She was good. Friendly, helpful staff.

1  Thank micdic10
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