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Mel's Diner

4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
+1 239-275-7850
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (19 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Try the meatloaf. Great atmosphere friendly staff. The one near page field is the best

Thank benchmark2318
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were meet by friends in ft Myers and this seemed like a central location. The menu has lots of variety and the service was good. We hit the restaurant just past the lunch rush so no waiting for a table. The food was a...More

Thank 2flyby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a trip to fort myers we had to try mel's diner. The retro atmosphere is great . The waitress was great very helpful, the menu was so large we asked her what the best sellers were . We ordered a burger and fries, and...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in the other nite for a quick bite and the odor of cleaning products was overwhelming so we left before ordering. On our way out, which was 60 seconds after we sat down the hostess thanked us for coming in........oh well.

Thank Food4MeFood4You
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want great food, great service and great value; this is the place. All locations are tops! You may have to wait for a seat but it's worth it. Notice I didn't say "FINE" dinning or "SUPERB" service, no this is not a "Hotsie...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is like a trip in time to a 1950 style dinner with modern decor. Visit with Aja for the best service and she knows the entire menu. The food taste wonderful and the portions are generous. The prices are reasonable. I sit relax...More

Thank gebhardtd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to stop for breakfast on our way home from Ft Myers as we did not want the compliments breakfast at the hotel. We went a bit out of way but found Mel's. Great diner, friendly service and an attentive manager made it a...More

Thank Ssfay24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come down to Mel's and bring the Family. Mel's is newly renovated which heightens the atmosphere. Staff is friendly and the food is always fresh. This place has been a Local Favorite for years.

Thank Louis P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best restaurant that we visited while in Fort Myers. The staff was wonderful and the food fantastic. The prices were great as well. Great kids menu. Only negative thing was the newer seating section was very blah and it was like we...More

Thank ydavis2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything has been better the last 2 visits. The Strip Steak and fish sandwich was good. Just not a big fan of a Diner atmosphere anymore.

1  Thank DaveDFortMyers
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
how far away are u located from Sanibel island ?
2 April 2017|
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Response from dragontravel2012 | Reviewed this property |
30-45 minutes.
Frederick G
Are you open on Christmas day?
24 December 2016|
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Response from msesqct | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know. Check the website for hours of operation or call the diner
Jill H
Are you open onThanksgiving?
11 October 2016|
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Response from joanne571 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have a group of single women who went on thanksgiving so no one had to cook and thought the dinner very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4820 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-275-7850
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