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Mel's Diner

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28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
+1 239-949-3080
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting Mel's Diner in Bonita Springs for years, we don't have one complaint , everything is good , the service is spot on , the restaurant is clean including the bathrooms . The food is delicious , The servers are pleasant helpful and always very presentable . You may have to wait a bit for a seat... More 

Thank Judy B
Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice, clean, inviting. Service and food were very good. A good variety to choose from. Very accommodating on changing items.

Thank lagrneyes60
Lancaster, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is very popular around dinner. We arrived at 5 pm and was not seated until 5:40pm. The place was very busy because the food is good the service is great and the price are reasonable. The atmosphere is one of a modern '50's diner and and the your wait names are those of characters, bands, and entertainer of... More 

Thank cindygiggles27
Alexander City, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food choices here are huge. They have way too many items to choose from. But it's all good. A full range of breakfast items as well as steaks, prime rib, fish, shrimp, etc. Cold beer and mixed drinks also. A local favorite.

Thank stagmie
Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had lunch at Mels and it was great The dirty martinis were great and also very reasonable at $3. We both ordered the open faced prime rib sandwich which came with french fries. I ordered sweet potato fries with horseradish sauce. The prime was rib was sliced thin and covered with fried onions and mushrooms and topped with cheddar... More 

Thank sjeanconway
Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an extended stay in Bonita Springs and ate here 3 times. It was always good and the staff was great.

Thank Doug72
Dearborn, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's as good as the ratings reflect. They do things right at Mel's. I got the fish sandwich, and my wife got an open faced hot turkey sandwich. Both were great. Friendly service. Will be back.

Thank Nathan K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to this diner for over 6 years every March when we vacation here. We have never been disappointed. Tonight we ordered the prime rib and the roast pork. Both dishes came out absolutely freezing cold. Not just one thing on our plates, everything! The waitress took them away and said our orders would be remade. Two... More 

Thank UffieIppo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want great food, great service, at very fair prices, Mel's is the place to go. The manager was on the floor at all times, and never missed a chance to help his customers. We ate at Mel's four different times in the week, and never had a bad meal, or grumpy server. Very cool retro building.

Thank Dave m
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is really alive!! Loud and fun, we liked the atmosphere a lot. Omelettes and Biscuits & Gravy were above average - we will definitely come back again!!

Thank jmcost

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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: 28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 239-949-3080

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