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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%
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“fries” (36 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“salad” (40 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1320
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice restaurant - waited 20-25 mins for table. Cheap drinks and good reasonably priced food. They give you complimentary corn bread biscuits while waiting for food order. Reminded me a lot of a NJ diner.

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought Mel’s Diner would be a cute place with American food for everyone. The place was crowded, so we thought that was a good sign. I ordered a cheeseburger which I never received after waiting 40 min. My husband ordered the special of the...More

Thank laurabaz44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu has everything you can imagine on it, but does you no good if they can not prepare the food in a timely manor and serve it hot. My fries were luke warm at best, fish had been sitting for a while as it was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place to enjoy fall off the bone spare ribs. Four of us savoured the well known specially of the house. Came with soup or salad and potato of choice.

Thank PABuckeyeFans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an unbelievably delicious breakfast here. What a nice place! Very clean, great service. Casual and comfortable, what a great place to visit! Definitely a "Must do" for anyone visiting the area. Can't wait to return. Highly recommend++++++

Thank ChiefRQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here frequently . Food is fresh and from local sources. Staff is friendly and accomodating. salmon is one of my favorite with the lemon sauce. Sanibel salad is also satisfyng

Thank pipchaser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always busy and at times a short wait. Crowded rooms with close tables. Great menu. Moderate price. Good portions.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I go to Mel’s dinner every time we come to Fort Myer. Food is good. Wait staff is always quick and efficient. we usually have omelets but they have a huge menu. Large tasty portions. Food is served quickly. Can get in...More

Thank hsosnoff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mel's has a fun atmosphere with retro decorations and quality food. It's always busy because of its good reputation. Prices are really reasonable with all types of specials. I had the all you can eat fish fry for $9.99, which was excellent and my wife...More

Thank JoeD-HudsonValley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mels diner tries and tries with the building ambiance but the servers arent all that interested in ambiance. Been there a few times and we always felt rushed....

Thank numberonelizard
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Questions & Answers
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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