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Mel's Family Diner

3221 S Orlando Dr, Sanford, FL 32773-5603
+1 407-321-4294
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hamburger” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
3221 S Orlando Dr, Sanford, FL 32773-5603
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is great place for everyone to enjoy they have great food and cool decorations and professional

Thank Kenny H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

NOTHING exciting or special about this place very simple menu. Food is OK but i cook way better at home and there food needs more seasoning and flavor!

Thank MakingMoney69
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This was my second time eating here. Both times I was down here for business. The name caught my eye. I went in and it has a typical diner look. Simple menu with a good variety. They have house specialty’s. Both times I ate here...More

Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We had not been to Mel's in about 10 years. There are new owners so we decided to try it again. We have now been there about three different times. The food is great. They have remodeled the inside so it looks great. Breakfast is...More

1  Thank Joan F
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Before going to Sanford airport for our flight home we decided to get something to eat in Sanford. Found this place on the main road into town. The food was typical Diner fare but was very good, freshly cooked and reasonably priced. The service was...More

Thank ChrisWainscott
Reviewed 12 April 2018

o600 and the coffee is flowing. Had the ultimate omelet stuffed with meat cheese peppers and mushrooms with ham and grits on the side... Diner, as expected! Easy to get to on Orlando Dr...

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Good food but very small eating area. Food has improved with new management. Wait staff very friendly and attentive.

Thank zeus7218
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We live in Sanford but haven't been to Mel's in a while. The waitress was friendly and attentive. But our food arrived cold. And my hash browns tasted like they were cooked in rancid oil.

1  Thank Sally D
Reviewed 18 March 2018

After leaving another restaurant across the street that had extremely poor service we walked into Mel's and were seated and had our drinks in less than 3 minutes. They were really swamped, but handled the customer demand very well. Food was delivered promptly and was...More

Thank 48Rules
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast/lunch with friends on our visit to Sanford area. I had a hamburger that was tasty. Others had assorted breakfasts. All said food was good and service was also good. Server was very efficient, though borderline rude, still got the job done well....More

Thank NewJerseyMovieman
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Response from naturesgold | Reviewed this property |
Yes just call first for faster service
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3221 S Orlando Dr, Sanford, FL 32773-5603
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 407-321-4294
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