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Mel's Diner

4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
+1 239-275-7850
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“finger food” (18 reviews)
“fries” (44 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve read a lot of raving reviews about Mel’s Diner so my family tried it last week. It was only ok, half of our party had good food, the other half had food that was moldy or didn’t taste amazing as everyone raves. My food...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town for business and Mel’s Diner was close to my hotel. The menu is extensive with something for everyone. The three times I ate there, food was prompt, service was friendly, and portions were perfect. I had dinner and breakfast and the...More

Thank Mary N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I actually chose a hotel that was next to Mels Diner because the food here is so good. I love their pumpkin pancakes, and my favorite breakfast is their porkchop and eggs.

Thank sirenbliss
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Bring from the northeast we are used to eating at diners. Many areas just don't have them. Mel's really creates the diner atmosphere and has a very extensive, varied menu. Be warned, the portions are huge! But reasonably priced. Everything was very good, but don't...More

1  Thank TropicalLover
Reviewed 3 September 2018

My husband and were staying at the hotel next door and Mel's looked very inviting. The portions are very large, prices reasonable and a huge variety of food. I don't think anyone could go wrong giving this place a try

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Seeing this diner from the outside you immediately think of and hope to get the same food that we got in the 1950s and 60s. Inside this diner was very nicely decorated with lots of old memorabilia. I was there for a late lunch with...More

1  Thank John41354
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Cute place, lots of antiques everywhere and purple booths are cute. I ordered the Reuben and fries which was good however the fries weren’t really crisp and the underside of the sandwich was a bit soggy but it was still very tasty. Huge portion so...More

Thank Jelybeanjoan
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Six of us went for lunch and we all had different selections from the menue. Everyone was very satisfied. Very clean and relaxing atmosphere. Polite wait staff. Very good selections available.

Thank Squawbrook
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I got the pork cutlet special and my friend got the open-faced roast beef cooked correctly and very good and efficient service there's nothing wrong with this place I go there quite often when I can.. anytime I've had an issue they fix it immediately...More

Thank felixlynn
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This place exceeded my expectations. Portions are HUGE! I ordered the Turkey Club Sandwich and I highly recommend that but you will not be able to finish it! The decor is great and our waitress was phenomenal.

Thank dhartley7411
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3 April 2017|
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Response from dragontravel2012 | Reviewed this property |
30-45 minutes.
Frederick G
25 December 2016|
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Response from Beansandpeas | Reviewed this property |
No. They are not open
Jill H
12 October 2016|
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Response from joanne571 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have a group of single women who went on thanksgiving so no one had to cook and thought the dinner very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-275-7850
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