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Mel's Diner

1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish fry” (10 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
“ribs” (28 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Mel's Diner is the one place to go when you want good home style food served in good sized portions at a reasonable price. Pot roast, meatloaf, soups, salads have all been great. The service is excellent and we can count on the food being...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Large menu selections..Food was very good and the prices were reasonable. Service excellent. Large well lighted and clean seating areas. Will go back again and again.

Thank dissatisy
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Get there early and take advantage of their blue plate specials. Service is always outstanding food is average and what you'd expect from the greasy spoon. Good comfort food and nice atmosphere. Clean bathrooms. Good drink selection and dessert options. They are able to handle...More

Thank Didwehavecorn
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong at Mel's - ample menu options, friendly & experienced waitstaff. We go to Mel's when we can't agree on what to eat - the menu is amazing!

Thank bvroman1955
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We went here and I was disappointed with the menu. I was expecting real diner type food but everything was over the top. Good was average but service very good. Wont go again.

Thank kckaceykc
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We ate a nice very large breakfast at Mel's , the was hot,the serving size was large, the staff was pleasant. The price was reasonable. All told a good meal, it was a little crowded and they are expanding to accommodate more diners coming soon.

Thank Ejfbuilder
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Not sure how they do it for their prices. But they have figured it out and it is obvious they have a strong following

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Friendly, family atmosphere. Nice servers and welcoming general manager/owner. We all received an abundance of food on our orders and everyone was satisfied except one of us thought their grouper was a little greasy. We only wished we could have had a piece of pie,...More

Thank S F
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly fast service, good fish fry, prices very reasonable. Never had a negative experience here. Everything we needed was on the table, drinks were monitored and refilled with a smile. Bathrooms were clean and well maintained like the rest of the place. Nothing to find...More

Thank BeachGranny53
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Got a good review from a friend about Mel's. we decided to try the breakfast and it was very good. Our plates were loaded with food. If you love a big breakfast this is the place to go

Thank Pat4Gary
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8 July 2017|
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Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
I have never eaten grouper at Mel's either as I am allergic to fish, however my family has on several occasions and all have enjoyed it.
17 May 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know
Lisa B
2 June 2015|
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Response from Jimm8117 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it appears that others have advised you that you can. This is a great gift idea! Especially if your folks are in their sixties or seventies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-242-0218
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