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1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Mishawaka, Indiana
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214 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mel's is a very special place with a 50's environment. Lots of food options for morning, noon, and night. They all seem to be priced reasonably and are very tasty. We never visit Cape Coral without having at least one dining experience at Mel's. By the looks of the parking lot, many others do as well.

Thank Rdlaidig
Springfield, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I were out doing some errands and stopped mid afternoon for an early supper. Service was quite slow...watched several tables get their food before us, that had been seated after us. Large menu. Food was not memorable.

Thank sharon s
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were visiting friends in Cape Coral and they took us to their local Mel's Diner for lunch. The same menu is available for lunch and dinner with smaller portions at lower prices available for lunch if desired. Of four people, everyone ordered a different dish and all were totally satisfied with the food and service. Prices are low for... More 

Thank Pauly1750
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in later in the evening around 8:30 -9:00 p.m. not many people there but still had to wait to be seated. Our waitress was nice & friendly. Wide selection of food and drink. Once we ordered our food arrived in a timely manner however, it was barely warm. Employees working seemed to be more interested in cleaning up... More 

Thank Diane O
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Looked for Alice in Mels but didn't find her lol Nice atmosphere clean and very friendly staff. Food was very good for breakfast. Decent prices, but then again it is Florida not NYC lol

Thank Joe S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. First time visitirs that will be back again soon. Good selection. Try the meatloaf.

Thank John M
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Love Mel's!! Everytime my family is in from out of state this is where they want to go. Great selection on menu, something for everyone and you can't beat $3 margaritas!!!!

Thank angela C
Burlington, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This year we spent 8 weeks in Cape Coral and didn't make it back to Mel's until the very last week. I'll never make that mistake again! I forgot just how much we enjoy it. They have such a large menu with great choices, large portions, reasonable prices and a fun loving atmosphere. What more could you ask for........that would... More 

Thank Mary L
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We have been in South Florida for the last 60 days. I have eaten a number of times at Mel's Diner for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I am happy to report everything I have eaten has been good.

Thank Billcannon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Please change the Fox News Channel. We would like news where they do not lie. The Orange juice, Tbone and fries were great. Finally someone listened! Now change the channel.

Thank Sharon W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-242-0218

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?