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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
“turkey dinner” (8 reviews)
“fish fry” (10 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
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101 - 110 of 587 reviews

Reviewed 16 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
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I ordered the Sunday Blue Plate Special, Roast Port, Mashed Potatoes, Red cabbage, Apple Sauce. Husband had the Fried Swai Fish Plate with Potato and cole slaw. My meal was very good but the roast port was not fresh it had that next day warmed...More

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Mel's Diner was exactly what we thought it would be. Quaint decor and friendly staff. There were so many dishes on the menu that we finally asked the waitress what she would recommend! My husband ordered the shrimp and I had chicken. Both were very...More

Thank Roberta D
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went for breakfast. Freshly squeezed orange juice--so delicious! That set Mel's apart from the many breakfast restaurants in the Cape. Food was good, service was excellent. We'll be back for the OJ!

Thank carlyle_10
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant and very good food Our server, Tammy was very good and attentive. The fish was good and the desserts were awesome We will be back

Thank Malynnew
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I am a snow bird in Florida and every year I come to Florida and go to Mel's Diner for their $15.99 steak & Lobster meal. Really disappointed this year. Our waiter was wonderful but he never gave us rolls like we were supposed to...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner on Thanksgiving with wife and son. After a short wait dinner was excellent with 5 choices of entrée. Service was excellent and food was good. This is our 4th time here for thanksgiving.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I like this diner ...has a bar too .. Great food and great Burger. I like to order special then you get a home made creme brulee

Thank Cristileigh N
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9 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.
18 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 |
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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: 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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