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Mel's Drive-In

1650 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
+1 323-465-2111
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (55 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
“sliders” (16 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1650 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was a lot of fun. The place is like stepping into a movie. The staff was friendly and the food was decent. They also brought me a giant slice of cake for my birthday so...that was fun.

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remembered the film American Graffiti when we entered the place. The waiters were friendly. It is a good option for lunch or dinner, they are open long hors. I had chicken with pastry on top and stock and vegetables inside. It was fine. The...More

Thank Mercedes D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Late lunch / early dinner., so we just had a slider each & shared the fries/onion ring combo. Both the beef & the turkey sliders were amazing - very fresh & tasty. The fries/rings were nice too. Drinks were HUGE! A chocolate milkshake & a...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome location to have meal and service by the staffs are very kind and informative. One of the best restaurants visited in the recent times.

Thank grajesh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to have dinner here after visiting the San Francisco establishments on previous trips. Very busy with walk in trade off Hollywood Blvd. Food was nice, with good portion sizes at a reasonably price.

Thank PBM2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on Sunset Blvd. The area is really posh, but if you want some gourmet burgers, milkshakes, French toast, with not so posh prices then check this place out, you will really enjoy it, I had their turkey gourmet burger, it was really good...my nephew...More

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast at Mel’s when visiting LA for family vacation. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly and food was great

Thank smn724
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just arrived from Australia and our first impression of American food was pretty good. The burgers at Mel's diner were very good. The service was great. Our waiter was always checking in and making sure all was well. Would highly recommend.

Thank Dammy26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great food. Bit expensive though. Standard breakfast for two $40USD. Staff friendly and efficient. Juke box at end of table was good touch

Thank BecBelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here wit the family - good value and fast service and the American diner decor was nice.

Thank Michael S
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
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26 August 2016|
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Response from LoriJMK | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for a very delayed, and recognizably likely too late answer (I have been to the ER twice in the past 3 weeks). The answer is yes. I hope you had a wonderful visit and found Mel's as delightful as I did.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1650 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-465-2111
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