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Original Mel's Diner

13399 Folsom Blvd, Folsom, CA 95630-8006
+1 916-985-7337
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
13399 Folsom Blvd, Folsom, CA 95630-8006
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank porsche74s
Reviewed 13 August 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

Thank TravelingDad84
Reviewed 23 July 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.

Thank DaveAndAudrey
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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

Thank davidV1642TR
Reviewed 11 May 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

Thank fantome-soldier
Reviewed 26 March 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

Thank jamescgordon
Reviewed 13 January 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

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 24 November 2016

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

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon Mel's Diner while heading to our vacation rental after a day long flight to Sacramento. Everyone was tired and hungry. Mel's menu had something to suit everyone, planning a return visit for breakfast. Once we got everyone's order worked out, thanks to a...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered my usual eggs hash browns and English muffin. The eggs were cooked perfectly the hash browns could have been crispier. My husband ordered biscuits and gravy which he was disappointed in. The coffee was so so. The service was Fast and efficient.

Thank Meredith M
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2 August 2016|
Response from Dreambunch | Reviewed this property |
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 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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