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Mel's Drive-In

1650 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
+1 323-465-2111
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (55 reviews)
“fries” (42 reviews)
“sliders” (17 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1650 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stumbled across this diner when going to the Hollywood Museum. Great atmosphere and selection of food. Our waitress was nice and we got quick service too. True to the diner style menu. Lots of unique stuff o look at.

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Real American diner in Hollywood. Nice burgers, nice desserts, nice atmosphere. Good service and good price

Thank Alvarobg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a quick breakfast. I ordered the Avacado Toast (undercooked poached eggs) - He ordered a steak and eggs (ordered Medium, but came overcooked). The coffee was plentiful, as were the bloody mary's. Food was good diner quality with just a little extra...More

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was great and place is perfect . The server was not attentive to us and after she took our order we had to over and over ask another server for our additional needs or items she neglected. We’d go back again for sure though....More

Thank Marcia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This diner has that great classic view with great food and a good amount of choices on the menu to go along with it

Thank Wolves0991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Classic diner that looks straight out of a movie - fitting, I could see the Hollywood sign in the distance on the last couple of miles driving there. Great service from the friendly staff. I tried the beef sliders and quinoa salad, with a beer,...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very fun resturant. The decor is great. The staff is fun. Our server was very friendly and helpful. The food was only average however. Lots of interesting choices on a huge menu. If you have out of town guests this would be...More

Thank Props555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and split the short rib cheese sandwich. Might sound a bit expensive ($15.95) but worth every penny. Excellent!! Ask for extra side of horseradish aioli, really makes the sandwich

Thank Rae K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$25.00 for an average breakfast!! Although I have never had fresh squeezed orange juice, had I known that an 8 oz glass would cost $6.00, I would have ordered the $3.00 coffee! Bacon & Eggs with a side of toast cost $15.00. I guess the...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was a lot of fun. The place is like stepping into a movie. The staff was friendly and the food was decent. They also brought me a giant slice of cake for my birthday so...that was fun.

Thank Melissa H
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
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25 August 2016|
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Response from LoriJMK | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for a very delayed, and recognizably likely too late answer (I have been to the ER twice in the past 3 weeks). The answer is yes. I hope you had a wonderful visit and found Mel's as delightful as I did.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1650 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-465-2111
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