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Mel's Diner

314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
+1 509-248-5382
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (14 reviews)
“steak tips” (7 reviews)
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5:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a team full of hungry girls and they where fast , and each girl left full for a great price .

Thank Dianna W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We rarely go to Yakima, but when we do, we have breakfast at Mel's diner. There are no fancy pastries or eggs Benedict with fresh fruit on the side, but you can get pancakes, waffles, French toast, or omelettes, with bacon, sausage, strawberries and whipped...More

Thank MaryTraveler2
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is our first visit and very delighted. We love these nostalgic themed diners and this one did not disappoint. My wife's liver and onions was plentiful and tasty. I had salmon, trying to stick with my doctor's diet, that was moist and tasty. Beware...More

Thank SeasonedTraveler56
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A diner plus. Very comfortable booths plus a place to big enough for big groups in the back room. This is good comfort food, reasonable prices and great staff. Try steak and eggs with a side of pancakes for your birthday breakfast that's what I...More

Thank Alicemarie R
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Taste like homemade feel good food. Good size portions, good prices great selection. Awesome attentive waitresses. One of my favorite restaurants.

Thank Sami F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Great atmosphere, service and food. Went there for breakfast with family and was impressed by the amount of food and the atmosphere. Service was also excellent.

Thank tom041058
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A great option for classic diner food. Went for breakfast and everything was fast and tasty. The retro design is a nice touch.

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This restaurant took us back to the 60's in both its decor and quality of food and service. The restaurant was so good that we decided to go their twice in a two day stay in Yakima. The look of the restaurant was what I...More

1  Thank pcinbc2017
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I stopped here for dinner during a road trip with my adult son and my daughter, expecting good quality diner food. We were all very disappointed. Both my son and daughter ordered the steak tips because it sounded just delicious! But sadly, the meat was...More

Thank MomofFiveWA
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great place to eat and go down memory lane. Great 50's 60's décor, great music, great service and food. Just an over all great place to stop and eat. It's more than just a restaurant.

Thank 50wt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 N 1st St, Yakima, WA 98901-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
  • Phone Number: +1 509-248-5382
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