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Mel's Classic Diner

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119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
+1 865-429-2184
07:00 - 00:00
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Pearisburg, Virginia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the food at Mel's and they are a great supporter of Travis James Tribute Theatre. Great food and great entertainment,,,What could be better???

Thank tippinfan
Kennesaw, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was very good. Food and service are good and fast. Not busy during lunch hour. Convenient to all locations.

Thank johnjmariana
Pikeville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mel's Diner is one of our favorite places to eat at when we visit the Smokies! The atmosphere is fun, the service is great and the food is delicious! We alway recommend Mel's to all of our friends and family!

Thank rh0ndajames
Locust Grove, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mel's not only has a great atmosphere, but the food and service was excellent. All portions are huge..so come hungry!

Thank scc40805
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were in the area for Spring Break. This was a GREAT place for our family with teens. They thought it was so cool! The food is good and fair priced.

Thank Jeni W
Lumberton, North Carolina
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the service was nice, the food, which I got a hamburger and fries with a sofa drink, not what I expected from here, the burger taste like it was a frozen patty they warm up , I like the theme of this place it had a setting for like the early 50. first timer there will get a 15 percent... More 

Thank Danford49
Nashville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mel's is a favorite of ours. Great food especially breakfast. Try the Carl's. It will feed your family.

Thank judgeboswell
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was just ok nothing to brag about. Interior is fun, Server was not to friendly, actually the older gentleman who was not our server took better care of us.

Thank Susie H
Willacoochee, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg every year and Mel's is one of our "tried and true" places. The food is always delicious, service is outstanding...We have tried breakfast, lunch and dinner. Try it, you won't be disappointed!

Thank BarryandTalena S
Rockledge, Florida
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An excellent modern, yet classic, diner. Your classic diner food offerings, made well. Not greasy. The decor inside reminds you of the classic diners. Very friendly and helpful waitress. Highly recommend.

Thank josa4ever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-429-2184

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