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Mel's Drive-In

1000 Universal Studios Plz, Orlando, FL 32819-7601
+1 407-363-8000
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good30%
  • Average35%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Fast food, Diner
1000 Universal Studios Plz, Orlando, FL 32819-7601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turn back time and visit the diner from the movie American Graffiti. I love the atmosphere in this restaurant. The cars outside are a nice touch. And I am partial to the pink, black and white bathrooms, but that's just me. I think it's suck...More

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Is a good option to eat in Universal Studios, I got the chicken sandwich with fries and the milk shake, which I used as a dessert!

Thank MabelJazmin
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were hungry so had to eat otherwise we would have left it. The portions aren't great and the quality of the food poor.

Thank x_Boots_x
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I had a cheeseburger with fries, soda and milk shake. The cheeseburger filled a void but did not have much of a taste. The fries were yummy! They were hot and fresh. The chocolate milk shake was ok but I have had better. The feel...More

Thank Yuman
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is your typical burger joint similar to a Johnny Rockets without the servers entertaining you. It has the usual burger and fries/onion rings, soda, and milkshakes. Good for quick bite to eat and away from the sun.

Thank LC2121
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great authentic diner with just what you expect to eat and drink. Cheap to buy though and ideally placed to sit and watch many of the characters go by and interact with the tourists. Beetlejuice made a wee boy cry with fright though cos he...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

we enjoyed stopping there for lunch the food was good it was clean fast all that was needed at that moment

Thank Ido A
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The food was a bit pricey (as is any theme park), but it was good. I really liked the feel of being in a 50's era diner. Best of all, our table had a direct view of the character parade.

Thank deluise4
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The combo meals come with a large shake and fries which is a decent value compared to other options. The burgers and chicken sandwiches are very good here and it a fun location with the shows going on in the street outside. This is a...More

Thank Calef71
Reviewed 21 September 2017

While at Universal Studios we stopped to get a burger at Mel's drive in. I have seen the real, original location of Mel's, In San Francisco, so I was curious and a bit let down. The burger was OK, nothing special, and as I expected,...More

Thank marvinscable
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Universal Studios Plz, Orlando, FL 32819-7601
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighbourhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: +1 407-363-8000
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