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Mel's Diner

314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
+1 509-248-5382
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“steak tips” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner
314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little diner. Greeted and seated by a friendly guy. Fun diner decor. Classic diner menu, we all had breakfast for lunch and it was pretty good. Waitress was honestly a little crabby, never cracked a smile, but served efficiently. You can find better diner...More

Thank AgadorSpartacus
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were driving through Yakima and stopped in for a quick bite to eat. We loved this 50’s style diner and the food was better that we thought it would be. We had a starter bowl of soup that left us so...More

Thank Twarkman
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I took my 5 year old son to eat here with me and we had a good time. It is great for kids because they don’t have to be real quiet. Also the restaurant is decorated with older cars which was fun for my son....More

Thank Jd J
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had a team full of hungry girls and they where fast , and each girl left full for a great price .

Thank Dianna W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We rarely go to Yakima, but when we do, we have breakfast at Mel's diner. There are no fancy pastries or eggs Benedict with fresh fruit on the side, but you can get pancakes, waffles, French toast, or omelettes, with bacon, sausage, strawberries and whipped...More

Thank MaryTraveler2
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is our first visit and very delighted. We love these nostalgic themed diners and this one did not disappoint. My wife's liver and onions was plentiful and tasty. I had salmon, trying to stick with my doctor's diet, that was moist and tasty. Beware...More

Thank SeasonedTraveler56
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A diner plus. Very comfortable booths plus a place to big enough for big groups in the back room. This is good comfort food, reasonable prices and great staff. Try steak and eggs with a side of pancakes for your birthday breakfast that's what I...More

Thank Alicemarie R
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Taste like homemade feel good food. Good size portions, good prices great selection. Awesome attentive waitresses. One of my favorite restaurants.

2  Thank Sami F
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great atmosphere, service and food. Went there for breakfast with family and was impressed by the amount of food and the atmosphere. Service was also excellent.

Thank tom041058
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A great option for classic diner food. Went for breakfast and everything was fast and tasty. The retro design is a nice touch.

Thank Justin G
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
  • Phone Number: +1 509-248-5382
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