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“Blast From The Past ”
Review of Mel's Diner

Mel's Diner
Ranked #727 of 3,456 Restaurants in Phoenix
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

A good old diner from a time when service was friendly and fast and food was great! Located in an industrial area. This a favorite of all the locals.

Thank Paul U
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We live nearby - Encanto area. This is consistently the best breakfast in the area. Coffee needs a little upscaling, but food is yummy. It is an old school diner with large menu of comfort food. Skillets are our favorite. Not fancy, but Greek owners who took over a few years ago are making improvements over time. Hope they get to the parking lot landscaping soon because it is not as inviting as it could be. Prices are great and that is an added bonus.

Thank Joanne M
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is the diner where the 70's TV show was filmed! We only found it because we decided to avoid the freeway on a cross-town trip. I'm glad we did. The food was good, the service was friendly and fast, and the price was right.
Kiss my GRITS!

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

We stopped here on the way to Sedona from Phoenix airport based on the Yelp reviews. Yes, a beloved TV show was filmed here once, but I'm not sure what's happened since. The food was basic at best, the coffee was quite bad and it took over half an hour to get four orders of eggs. Although there were waitresses around, they almost never stopped by to check on us. Would never eat here again.

Thank Dijou
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

I don't even know how we found this place, but my wife wanted to see it when she found out it was the site of the Alice TV Show. The place itself is pretty small and located in more an industrial location with little else near by.

But, the service was very good, the food was tasty and delivered quickly. There was a decent crowd, but we didn't really wait for anything. Price-wise, it was pretty good for the Phoenix area.

I walked away enjoying our visit.

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Thank SomeNYCGuy
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