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Mel's Drive-In - Geary

3355 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3323
+1 415-387-2255
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  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
3355 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3323
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have an image in your head of what a great diner should look like, and one that has great food with great service, don’t miss Mel’s. As a bonus, it has ample parking in a city where finding a place to park is...More

Thank LuckyLefferts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure how the parking lot is always full here. The food is extremely over priced and the quality is extremely poor. Denny's has higher quality food and at better prices too. Mel's has organic eggs on the menu for $9.00. Two eggs for...More

Thank Harpskii
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Went to the Mel's on Geary Blvd today and the waitress was EXTREMELY rude - almost barked at us when we asked her if she had another type of bread without sesame seeds.......walked right out - she did us a favor - we went to...More

Thank M N
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Three of us but I didn’t have a meal. Avo (very thinly spread) and 3 eggs on toast with a slider for him and burger and chips for the teen with a cup of tea for me. Total bill $45. Service was quick and the...More

Thank Avy67
Reviewed 4 March 2018

One is suppose to experience the 50's nostalgia dining here but not really. In appearance, the restaurant is designed with counters and booths equipped with coin fed jukeboxes but unfortunately, this is where the nostalgia ends. The parking lot is cramped with small parking spaces...More

Thank chanyu1
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Went to Mel's this morning to meet my daughter for breakfast. Their 6:00 am opening was one of the key factors in choosing Mel's, not to mention the chicken and waffles looked amazing and at $19+ they should be. Place is clean, service was adequate...More

Thank stodd39
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My family has been going to this restaurant for years. They have several locations throughout the city. What I love about this place is not only the atmosphere, but the food selections. If you go to the location on Geary, you get free parking since...More

Thank travelrascel
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's classic diner food, greasy, salty, fatty, and AMAZING. Have a grilled cheese sandwich with a fried egg on it, drink a chocolate milkshake with it to offset the salt. Don't count calories if you walk in there, just count the number of times someone...More

Thank MarcCollins
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting a weekday, not many guests in the diner. Got the Mel's burger witch was a huge mistake. Plain and tasteless. Got the bill before dessert, so instead of dessert at Mel's we got it somewhere else. Next time we go to Mel's at Lombard,...More

Thank Anne-Mette L
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Good food, good people , easy parking. Like an old fashioned diner. Breakfast served all day . Like ne from American Graffiti

Thank hlmcneil2
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3355 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3323
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-387-2255
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