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Mel's Drive-In

1000 Universal Plaza, Universal Islands of Adventure, Orlando, FL 32819-7601
+1 407-224-4233
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“onion rings” (26 reviews)
“chocolate shake” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Diner
1000 Universal Plaza, Universal Islands of Adventure, Orlando, FL 32819-7601
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

The smell of the hamburgers lured us in. We were waiting for family to get out of Shrek. It's just a fast food place you order @ the counter then take your food to your table. Everything was GOOD! We all enjoyed our quick lunch...More

2  Thank Marlene C
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Great spot to have a lunch. Listen to music and ate good juicy hamburgers with fries and soda.the burgers were topped with fresh lettuce and tomatoes.Was perfect for midday food.

2  Thank gar40
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Not a bad price for park food -- good burger and the milkshakes were yummy!!!

2  Thank trvel4fun
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Fun place for a quick meal. Basic hamburger, fries and shake menu. The fifties theme is enjoyable. Lots of seating indoors with some seating outside.

1  Thank BigJoeNYC
Reviewed 22 April 2012

We had the Meal Deal and was pleasantly surprised that we had quite a selection to choose from. I loved the chili fries! The burger was OK but kind of what I expected for a amusement park.

1  Thank thelairs
Reviewed 15 April 2012

Good old burger and shake joint! When we were there, there was a barber shop quartet which made the entire experience a lot of fun and very exciting! There were a lot of people there but the lines went pretty quick and the location is...More

1  Thank VacationGirl222
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Cute inside and out. We have eaten there before, but I always forget how poor the food is. It makes McDonald's burgers seem gourmet!

1  Thank casalnewyork
Reviewed 21 March 2012

This place had wonderful, fresh food on a consistent basis. My family & I purchased the Meal Deal with our vacation package and ended up eating here 3 times during our 2-day visit. Consistently, the burgers, sandwiches, fries, & salads were fresh and tasty. They...More

1  Thank KCHolle
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Pretty good food. It's best if you get a meal deal pass. Although it was crowded, we got our food in a decent amount of time.

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 13 March 2012

This was a dirty disgusting place. The lights above the dirty tables were full of bird poop. There were several birds flying around, landing on the lights and pooping on our table when we were trying eat. My family and I immediately got up and...More

Thank liz42306
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Universal Plaza, Universal Islands of Adventure, Orlando, FL 32819-7601
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-224-4233
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