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Original Mel's Diner

13399 Folsom Blvd, Folsom, CA 95630-8006
+1 916-985-7337
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“ham” (2 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
13399 Folsom Blvd, Folsom, CA 95630-8006
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Mel's was open on July 4th, unlike all of the other restaurants in Folsom, and I was very thankful for the open sign. This has become a regular stop for us, the food is good, the prices are reasonable, and the service is always outstanding....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank porsche74s
Reviewed April 23, 2018

I enjoy Mel's but there burgers are only average. Go for breakfast which is served 24 hours (or at least until late night at some locations). My breakfast scramble was ample and delicious and I enjoyed every bite. Service staff are friendly and attentive. Always...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank OmarKhayyam
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We've enjoyed going to this Mel's for a number of years. It's nice because you can go there alone, too, and sit at the counter. Our favorite meals here are the breakfasts, although the hamburgers and shakes are good as well. They have whatever you...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank porsche74s
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic! Nice portion. Pancakes were delicious. Eggs were great. Not a bad thing on my plate. Ordered the Wolfman Jack. Service was excellent as well. Very cool atmosphere with jukeboxes that you can play music on for a quarter. Follow my food blogger page on...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank TravelingDad84
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I never thought I'd get prime rib at a diner but i gave it a try. It wasn't bad. The atmosphere was nice also. A place i just needed to go once while passing through but worth the trip.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank DaveAndAudrey
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Excellent bit of history. Good food, lots to choose from, good service, packed out, re-live American Graffiti.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank davidV1642TR
Reviewed May 11, 2017

WE came to this place after several years ago try it in S.Francisco. We came a bit late for breakfast but my husband ordered it anyway, and I only order soup and salad, the foods are pretty decent and the service is very good. Definitely,...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank fantome-soldier
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Let's start by the fact that at noon, with the restaurant not even half full, they were 100% out of silverware. Tables all around that needed bussing. Then they got one of my kid's meal wrong and we were all 75% done until she got...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank jamescgordon
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We celebrated our two year old grandsons birthday here with a few family members. The service and food were very good. I had the bacon and cheeseburger. It was very juicy and tasty. The fries were excellent. I would eat here again

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Richard K
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Good location , easy access, close to shopping. Well managed ,clean, good consistent food, fair rice

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Thomas F
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August 2, 2016|
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Very close, less than a mile!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13399 Folsom Blvd, Folsom, CA 95630-8006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Folsom
  • Phone Number: +1 916-985-7337
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