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Mel's Classic Diner

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119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
+1 865-429-2184
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Huntsville
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After coming to Pigeon Forge for years we finally tried Mel's Diner. The atmosphere was nice and the food was very good. Also it was reasonable. We will definitely come back again. Waitress was very pleasant and attentive.

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Thank halfpintHuntsville
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The prompt service was excellent. Our food was out quickly and very hot! I will come back again. Staff is super friendly!

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Franklin, Kentucky
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684 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A business associate and I decided to try Mel’s Diner for dinner and it turned out to be a great decision. The diner’s parking lot was full and that was one of the reasons that we decided to eat there. We passed many restaurants but not as full as this one. Upon entering I noticed that the restaurant was full... More 

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Thank DrMarc9491
Opp, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely love everything about Mel's Diner! The food, the music, the atmosphere is wonderful! Kinda takes you back to the simpler days! And one thing for sure, You will never leave there hungry, and if you do it's your own fault!

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Thank dkcrutchfield
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great place to eat. Food was really good. Service was good. And it stays open late. I will go back.

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Thank LaRue W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by this place on a whim. We were across the street at the Track, and were hungry for lunch, so we popped in. We were seated right away. The first thing I noticed was how friendly the workers are. The decor is fun. At the recommendation of our waitress, I had the catfish plate. It was delicious. We... More 

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Thank Satheavy M
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to be one of worst meal I ever had while in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. Pre made and I believe frozen burgers, with terrible taste Made several members of my family sick. Milkshakes very thin and not very good. Had made this a stop on our yearly trip not any more. Obviously more interested in getting more people through... More 

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Thank David R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Marsha was our waitress. Very friendly. Food was good. I had scrambled eggs, grits, bacon and pancakes. Delicious. The only thing I would change is I wish they had real whipped butter not the fake butter spread they use. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Tngal47
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been here twice a year the past 3 year. Always get a Big Bopper Bacon Cheeseburger. Great staff, and excellent food. With a great atmosphere!!! See you next time were in town.

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Thank tball75
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere, food and service! I loved my meatloaf dinner with mashed potatoes and beans, and my husband got a huge hamburger and fries. Clean with fast service. We're planning on going back for breakfast.

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Thank Cindy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-429-2184

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?