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Mel's Diner

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28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
+1 239-949-3080
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06:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Woodridge
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a party of two. We went around 6pm and had a 20 minute wait. It was a beautiful night so you did not mind sitting outside and listening to the 50's music. The menu has everything on it. Breakfast to dinner. There is daily specials. Mixed drinks are very cheap. We were not crazy with the food. I... More 

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Thank Debbie L
Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Classic diner like you see up North. Good food served by experienced long term staff. Give yourself plenty of time to read the sixteen page menu. Big portion sizes at very good prices.

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Thank NickCeppi
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten at Mel's twice. Food is good service was ok. Did not like the shakes was more like chocolate milk than a shake Love the oldies music they play in the background

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Thank Laverne V
Bonita Springs, Florida
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back down to Bonita and met up with the weekly breakfast group. Had the sausage omelet with potatoes, toast and coffee. More than enough to satisfy a lumberjack. Quality was excellent and the staff top shelf. Expect to be back every Tuesday while I am here. Great food with great company really is the way to start the... More 

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Thank Neal D
Florida
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be the most reliable place to have breakfast. Always good service and a good portion. Well that has changed, service is down but more important prices are up and portions are down. Eggs look like they came from pigeons, toast was burned and the potatoes appeared to be on the grill for three days. Very disappointing.

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Thank 07201941
Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. You can't be Mel's for good food and good service. Love the place! Going to go again tomorrow!

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Thank jeromer305
Michigan
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard a lot about this place, so decided to try breakfast! Very disappointed! My Dad & I had the pancakes that were soooooo bad...they literally fell apart...we tried tons of butter & syrup, & still could not eat them, they were so dry! Maybe we will try lunch another time, however, not high on my list, when there... More 

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Thank michiganboo
Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mel's diner is a great place to eat but they are deceiving the public with a premium price for grouper and serving tilapia instead. Just don't order the grouper... because it is flavorless tilapia and they sell that also much cheaper. Shame on you.

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Thank muffintop53
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch.... good food... lots of choices and wonderful mudslide. Good friendly staff. Speedy service on a Saturday afternoon.

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Thank Jayhawker564
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying next door, at the La Quinta hotel, we couldn't help but notice Mel's, which was walking distance, right across our parking lot. We knew nothing about this place, but tried it for lunch, expecting a burgers and shakes kind of spot. We were blown away ! This is so much more than a diner ! We had excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 239-949-3080

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?