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Mel's Dairy Bar

1228 Stanley St, Malvern, AR 72104-5047
+1 501-337-0696
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“burgers” (9 reviews)
“in town” (3 reviews)
“car” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, American
1228 Stanley St, Malvern, AR 72104-5047
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you like that old school drive in type burger this is the place..the burgers are big and juice and there shakes are thick just right.it has drive thru or you sit there under the canopy and enjoy.

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Mel's is a tradition in Malvern. Just plain old GREAT burgers with all the trimmings. No place to sit, you order and wait... then you either eat in your car (like a '50's drive-in) or do what everyone in town does - take it home...More

Thank markshipp60
Reviewed 25 May 2016

When I moved here, this dairy bar was recommended by a friend. I ordered the US raised catfish. It was shaped and was breaded like a chicken patty. The flavor was unrecognizable as fish and/or food in general. The woman who took my order was...More

Thank GaryLinwood3016
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

This food is soooooo good!!!!!!!!! The burgers are my favorite. And the shakes are great, too. Definitely a stop to make while in Malvern.

Thank fortanellia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The delicious all-meat burgers are made when you place your order so always fresh. Their ice cream cones and shakes are delicious as well.

Thank tlbryant54
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This place has the best home made burgers in town. They have malts , shakes, hand doped ice cream. They even have fried pickles. It is a place out of the past.That I what keeps you coming back time after time.

Thank tatalynne
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Headed to Illinois from Texas going deer hunting. Looked up on Trip Advisor for burger place nearby. Decided to try Mel's and was very pleased with the decision. Burgers and onion rings were awesome. But OMG the fried pies were amazing. The building Definitely not...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This place has not changed much in 30 years. The service is still pretty good as are the burgers. There are a couple of new picnic tables outside or you can wait in your car. Overall a good lunch spot.

1  Thank Aroilman
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Best burger n town. Ice cream is good too. Kinda out of the way but totally worth it. A little more expensive than McDonald's but we'll worth

Thank Atrese E
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Great ice cream and burgers! The cheese tastes rich and REAL! They have a big selection of ice cream treats! Cash only. No debit cards.

2  Thank Valorie325
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 Stanley St, Malvern, AR 72104-5047
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: +1 501-337-0696
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