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Mel's Diner

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12035 Collier Blvd, Naples, FL 34116-6541
+1 239-455-4242
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06:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 21:30
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a second year in a row, we went with friends for Thanksgiving Dinner and it was excellent. We were lucky to get seated right away. Three of us had the turkey dinner while my wife opted for prime rib ($1 more). Dinner included turkey noodle soup, salad and the usual side dishes of mashed potatoes, stuffing, corn, green beans,... More 

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Thank Charles M
falmouth, maine
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629 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

mels - pretty well known diner chain. Greek-style ownership. very effective and pleasant service. food is good, solid diner food. some was very good, some great, some average (chicken soup). reasonable but not astonishing portions. TV's, located on route 951 north of the 75 interchange. Seems to have become a local place for our family to gather.

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Thank chimayred
Stockport, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite visiting Naples many times before this was our first visit and won't be our last. Service was excellent, food was well cooked and presented well.

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Thank David W
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mel's diner is noted for its good food, family setting and attentive staff. This location is no different. My wife and i stopped in for breakfast after a doctors appointment and again enjoyed Mel's at it best. Highly recommended at any time for a quick and inexpensive meal.

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Thank Raymond R
West Sussex, UK
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182 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to stop off at Mel's for dinner one evening. We were greeted immediately by a very cheerful lady. Other diners appeared to be local people which to me is always a good sign. There was lots of choice from an extensive menu. I decided to go for the rack of ribs. Unfortunately, they turned out to be rather mediocre.... More 

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Thank DWT123
Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my Uncle's favorite restaurants, and it's the second time he's brought us for dinner. The service was very friendly, and the ribs were cooked to perfection. A little loud, but it was a Saturday evening and they had a full house. I'll return again when I visit.

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Thank llmcat
Naples, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Used to love going there few times a week to see our favorite server Steve. He's no longer there and when asked about him, was given a rude response. He was GREAT! Food was still the same ol same ol, and fifty menus are given every visit. Needs a deep cleaning and some more smiles to make it fun again.... More 

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Thank jordanschoenfield
Bonita Springs, Florida
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I know several Mel's Diner Fl East and West, but I was disappointed in that on. Not very attentive service, some not professional but just working in second or third job, food under average for the value.

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Thank SvenHeiko
Christiansburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

About what I expected...huge portions...I went for lunch, but I think I would have preferred breakfast there. Service was ok, not super friendly.

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Thank Sula213
Naples, Florida
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We are frequent visitors to Mel's because we love the food and have gotten to know several members of the staff. Every time we have visitors come to town we make sure to visit visit Mel's. Best Key Lime Pie in town! My review only gets a 3 of 5 this time because our last visit ended up not so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:30
Saturday
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12035 Collier Blvd, Naples, FL 34116-6541
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 239-455-4242

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?