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Mel's Diner

28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
+1 239-949-3080
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“finger food” (35 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (37 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
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1 - 10 of 888 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Not only a great atmosphere but Great food,too..and the servers were very friendly! Highly recommend for a family meal.

Thank Peemers77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks more fun from the outside than what you will experience inside. Pretty good service. Food is average.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mel’s has a huge menu plus a nightly special. My wife ordered the corned beef and I had the pot roast which came with soup, salad, bread and veggies. The meal was just ok for the inexpensive price and the server did an excellent job....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you rate a diner on ambience alone, the Mel’s locations rate highly. Interiors capture the mood of the 50’s. The food is just OK. Their Ruben features lower grade sliced deli meat with a bottled Russian dressing. Standard breakfast potatoes are bland. Corned beef...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we vacation on Fort Myers Beach, we always make the drive to Mel's. The place is packed with locals which is a testament in and of itself. The atmosphere is fun and the music in the background is great. The value for the quality...More

Thank ChristineMK6902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal and service was excellent. Grouper sandwich was very good and would recommend as well as the haddock dinner. Only things we might note was that one of our menus had dried food spillage on it and the men's room needed attending to.

Thank S E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything we had here. Fresh biscuits, hamburger, chil( not spicy), and quesadillas. Mmmm. Service was exceptional, decor adorable. You smell chocolate as you enter. Must go. Numerous locations.

Thank LILovers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s an easy place to like. Good atmosphere,friendly staff. My corned beef hash breakfast was excellent,but several of our guests pancakes were slightly burnt. I didn’t raise this at the time because I only found out later. Perkins or Mels ? I prefer Mels but...More

Thank RedTedd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for families. Extensive menu and good service. Would definitely return again. Good specials range as well.

Thank jgrant39
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The diner is very pleasant, the food was great the selection wow and how could you pass up $3.00 Bloody Marys all day everyday . Great dessert menu. No the bad why with such a fun atmosphere would they not have a cell phone policy...More

Thank 79claytonj
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2017|
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Response from retiredxx | Reviewed this property |
Mel’s always has a special Thanksgiving menu. Turkey dinner and other specials including prime rib.
Lauryn P
2 April 2017|
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Bob F
24 January 2017|
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Response from ranger333 | Reviewed this property |
We usually call in for pick up, during peak season, otherwise, seating is usually available fairly quickly. Have not attempted call ahead seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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