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1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
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06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Cape Coral, Florida
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch Thursday. Had the daily special, pulled pork wrap, fries and coleslaw, and a bacon hamburger (excellent). Staff very friendly. Fries great. Coleslaw a little blah. Lots of seating. Food comes pretty quick. They have a nice bar as well with TV's. Very big menu with something for everyone. Daily specials.

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Thank JImJ0990
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Went here solely on recommendations from TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. Fast service, tasty food, more than ample portions and good prices. I'd never had a Hot Brown before so can't compare but this one was very flavorful and there was plenty of it. Crisp fries, small coleslaw, dill pickle wedge and then the open face sandwich of fresh roasted... More 

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Cape Coral
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing great,average food. Been there twice at this location and twice to one in Naples. Ok food nothing fancy.

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Gaylord, Michigan
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159 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We come here frequently and have raved to friends about it. Tonight we brought two of these friends for dinner. We arrived at 4:30pm so it wasn't very crowded. Our food was good except items were missing or wrong. Dessert was completely messed up. Very disappointed by the confusing and slow service tonight. I don't know if she was new... More 

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Waterboro, Maine
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A friend took me to Mel's. Walked in and noticed how clean it was. Ordered the ribs, their famous ribs. OMG, the ribs were excellent and very tender. The other people had salad and an open face pot roast sandwich. What a great place and prices were great!

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Clean establishment, good food, friendly staff, all around yummy. We go there at least once a week. Many choices on the menu and food is always hot, delicious, good portions & fresh baked rolls. Restrooms and restaurant very clean. Love Mel's!

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Thank Betty B
Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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227 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were in the area and because of our great experience with a Mel's diner in a different location, we went here.It was about 2 PM and although busy, we got a sear right away. Service was great and this time I got a Corn Beef Sandwich. (The last time I got a Turkey Club.) Not knowing what to expect... More 

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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215 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Mel's is a very special place with a 50's environment. Lots of food options for morning, noon, and night. They all seem to be priced reasonably and are very tasty. We never visit Cape Coral without having at least one dining experience at Mel's. By the looks of the parking lot, many others do as well.

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Thank Rdlaidig
Springfield, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Husband and I were out doing some errands and stopped mid afternoon for an early supper. Service was quite slow...watched several tables get their food before us, that had been seated after us. Large menu. Food was not memorable.

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Thank sharon s
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were visiting friends in Cape Coral and they took us to their local Mel's Diner for lunch. The same menu is available for lunch and dinner with smaller portions at lower prices available for lunch if desired. Of four people, everyone ordered a different dish and all were totally satisfied with the food and service. Prices are low for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-242-0218

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