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“Interesting place.”

Mel's Hard Luck Diner
Ranked #33 of 411 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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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 20, 2018 via mobile

The food was good; nothing special. The singing wait staff was fun. A little disappointed that is was mainly gospel songs. We we're hoping for some fun upbeat tunes instead.

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

We ate at Mel's Hard Luck Diner. The food was good and the portions generous. I had the Patty Melt and it was served with the sauce on the side. The fun part of this restaurant is the singing waiters. Each server made a point to sing, so it was quite a variety of styles...country, gospel, pop, etc. The ice cream sundaes look good but we were too full from the meal to try them. The service was very quick; we were in and out in about 30 minutes.

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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Very friendly staff and great food and entertainment. A lot of food for the price! Shakes are delicious and sundae is big. Clean restaurant and restrooms. They even sell discs of the singers music.

Thank ehuels
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Family stopped by for some desert after a hard day of playing. Great ice cream treats and oh yes, dinner if you want.

Thank craigk19
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The food was good but the entertainment was the icing on the cake. Servers sing to you as you dine. Great fun!

Thank marinemom524
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