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Mel's Diner

28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
+1 239-949-3080
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“finger food” (35 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (37 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
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Reviewed yesterday

The menu is broad and the service is great. Feel like you’ve stepped back in time at an old fashioned diner. I love the Ranch Hand salad as well as the daily specials. This is a favorite of locals so be prepared to wait in...More

Thank CarolR3406
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Mel's Diner this morning with my wife on one of our Saturday adventures. My wife's from Scotland and loves all things American. Walking into Mel's Diner is like stepping back in time. Growing up in Chicago in the 50's there were any number of...More

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised how good our dinner was! Service spot on, prices are great! Keep up the good work mels, we'll be back!

Thank leslie k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only a great atmosphere but Great food,too..and the servers were very friendly! Highly recommend for a family meal.

Thank Peemers77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks more fun from the outside than what you will experience inside. Pretty good service. Food is average.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mel’s has a huge menu plus a nightly special. My wife ordered the corned beef and I had the pot roast which came with soup, salad, bread and veggies. The meal was just ok for the inexpensive price and the server did an excellent job....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you rate a diner on ambience alone, the Mel’s locations rate highly. Interiors capture the mood of the 50’s. The food is just OK. Their Ruben features lower grade sliced deli meat with a bottled Russian dressing. Standard breakfast potatoes are bland. Corned beef...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we vacation on Fort Myers Beach, we always make the drive to Mel's. The place is packed with locals which is a testament in and of itself. The atmosphere is fun and the music in the background is great. The value for the quality...More

Thank ChristineMK6902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal and service was excellent. Grouper sandwich was very good and would recommend as well as the haddock dinner. Only things we might note was that one of our menus had dried food spillage on it and the men's room needed attending to.

Thank S E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything we had here. Fresh biscuits, hamburger, chil( not spicy), and quesadillas. Mmmm. Service was exceptional, decor adorable. You smell chocolate as you enter. Must go. Numerous locations.

Thank LILovers
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2017|
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Response from retiredxx | Reviewed this property |
Mel’s always has a special Thanksgiving menu. Turkey dinner and other specials including prime rib.
Lauryn P
2 April 2017|
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Bob F
24 January 2017|
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Response from ranger333 | Reviewed this property |
We usually call in for pick up, during peak season, otherwise, seating is usually available fairly quickly. Have not attempted call ahead seating.
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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