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Mels Drive-In

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8585 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
+1 310-854-7200
07:00 - 03:00
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Authentic diner experience. Food was great. Staff were friendly and helpful. Atmosphere was good. Something different in the middle of a busy city.

Thank lmbradley17
Corpus Christi, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everytime we visit West Hollywood, we have to eat at Mel's Dinner. Parking is easy and the staff is professional. The Grilled Cheese with braised beef is amazing! Be sure to bring quarters for the jukebox. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Lora J
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for breakfast with a group of co workers - exactly as you would think. Old school diner, food was really good and service was pretty good (One of my coworkers spilled his coffee everywhere - they did a good job helping fix his mess :))

Thank Electronictraveler
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really looked forward to having a meal here. The meal was fine but the whole experience was spoilt by less than helpful and just plain ignorant staff. At the end I declined to add a tip to the bill as I felt the service did not warrant it, when I gave the reason, the reaction was, it wasn't my problem... More 

Thank Adrian P
Newcastle, UK
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us turned up on spec and were seated straight away. I was hungover so the waitress (sorry forgot her name) took great care of me. Great food and expertly advised for choice. Great diner in a great location.

Thank ToonBarmy
Hatton Vale, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Researched this back in Australia and it looked like a classic American experience and it definitely lived up to my expectations. Although we were jet lagged we had a great time. The curly fries were great and the burger sliders were great. Overall a pleasant experience and the inside of the restaurant was so nice.

Thank Jackie_GBrisbane
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mel's Drive In was a step back in time! We chose to dine in and we were not disappointed. Retro booths, tables and chairs and the wait staff in a great uniform and little hat! The food was equally as good! Dinner and dessert to please even the most picky eaters and a wide selection on the kids menu (which... More 

Thank Jelette
Rome, Georgia
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272 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mel's in West Hollywood is a fun all American diner. burgers salads and daily specials are offered. our food was well prepared. Friendly service. Very enjoyable

Thank emorga
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

how could you not have fun here? thorough and friendly service, good comfort food and all the camp nostalgia you could want. we visited twice and were comped a dessert when a busy rush delayed our order a bit.

Thank PvrlGirl
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food typical burger joint. Fun for the kids to see the 50's style. Has parking also. Staff dressed up in old uniforms.

Thank Tony A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8585 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 310-854-7200

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