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Mel's Diner

1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant and very good food Our server, Tammy was very good and attentive. The fish was good and the desserts were awesome We will be back

Thank Malynnew
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I am a snow bird in Florida and every year I come to Florida and go to Mel's Diner for their $15.99 steak & Lobster meal. Really disappointed this year. Our waiter was wonderful but he never gave us rolls like we were supposed to...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner on Thanksgiving with wife and son. After a short wait dinner was excellent with 5 choices of entrée. Service was excellent and food was good. This is our 4th time here for thanksgiving.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I like this diner ...has a bar too .. Great food and great Burger. I like to order special then you get a home made creme brulee

Thank Cristileigh N
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went here a few times on our trip was reasonable and food good. Had grouper dinner and it was lovely. Cream brûlée a bargain so had 2 😃.

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This is the third Friday we have come to Mel's just for the all you can eat fish. What a deal! $9.99 for all you can eat fish. It comes with salad, fries, and Cole slaw. The fish tastes great and is fresh. It's the...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Tooooooo much to choose from. I had 3 shrimp and steak. Was surprised at size of the shrimp just regular old shrimp. Service was good.

Thank local469
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I have tried to eat at Mel's several times when in the North Ft Meyers area but have found a long wait time to be seated. Today was our lucky day as we got right in with no wait. The Resturaunt is clean and welcoming....More

Thank cathysnowwhite
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Ate there a few times during our last visit to Florida.Lunch or dinner there are many choices. Good food great service made us go back. Very nice desert selection. Down home casual food such as chili or chicken noodles soup,meat loaf fried chicken etc Can...More

Thank Yock1238
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Huge menu with old standbys like meatloaf etc. good service. Food hot and a lot of it for the price. You could definently share

Thank nanjo2017
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8 July 2017|
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Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
I have never eaten grouper at Mel's either as I am allergic to fish, however my family has on several occasions and all have enjoyed it.
17 May 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know
Lisa B
1 June 2015|
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Response from Jimm8117 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it appears that others have advised you that you can. This is a great gift idea! Especially if your folks are in their sixties or seventies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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