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Mel's Diner

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1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Diner has variety of breakfast items,best time to go is weekdays after 9am . Very attentive waitresses.Omelette's are a good portion,love grits with eggs.shakes are tasty.

Thank Alexandra S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dine at Mel's diner quite often. We own a small business and run in to eat 2 times a week because of our hours and location. The meals are appropriately priced, a generous portion, and a large menu to choose from. They have a full bar, great desserts and for the most part, everything tastes good.... More 

Thank Barbara D
North Fort Myers, Florida
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224 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I love this diner. It reminds my of the plethora of diners in New Jersey. A varied menu. Large portions and reasonable prices. The prime rib entrees are huge and reasonable. The burgers are great. The salads are varied and good. A nice place to eat when you want a big meal in a hurry.

Thank sctmster
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Had dinner with family at this traditional diner, good service, and food arrived quickly. Family had Quesadillas, burgers, Philly cheese steak sandwich and cocktails - all good.

Thank Julia D
North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Mel's Diner is one of those places you are grateful that its here. The menu is quite large and everything is always good. The price is very reasonable and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Gerry B
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Great diner Great food Great for the budget Huge menu includes cocktails, fish fry every night. Includes salad rolls all the fish you can eat , cold slaw and fries. $9.99. Can't Beat it.

Thank texasinsc
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Came in yesterday around 2pm Danni was our server she immediately acknowledged us carrying a tray bigger than her let us know she'd be over in just a minute she was delivering food !! Noticed she had a good 7 tables going at once two of which were larger tables but she still managed to be Very cheerful definitely knows... More 

Thank MarianneSFL
Nokomis, Florida
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247 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Our first visit to a Mel's diner in over eight years since all the ones in Sarasota and Manatee counties closed. Friends that lived near there suggested this Mel's as a good place to eat and they loved the buttermilk fried chicken. The place was very busy, fairly noisy, but we were seated immediately and our waitress was a real... More 

Thank Rod K
Cape Coral, Florida
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573 reviews
562 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Mel's Diner, Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral, FL., Growling of my tummy and chatter. On filling the tummy. I have not been here in a blue moon. The special today was a seafood platter 9.99. I went for it. Lets go with each item. Cole slaw it was a bit sour though crunchy and fresh. Fries hot and crunchy, 3... More 

Thank rholland63
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Had a super breakfast that we could barely finish. Neat upscale diner atmosphere. Well worth a stop. Had poached eggs over grits, done perfectly. And a good bloody mary special early in the day!

Thank mikeH6856LX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
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?