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Mel's Diner

1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
+1 239-242-0218
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“fish fry” (10 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was excellent, and food was delicious. My only complaint was there were so many options to choose from and I was only here for one day. Next time we are in area, we will be back.

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure of dining twice at Mel's. Very busy place but the wait was not bad. They put a lot of people thru that location. I had the steak and lobster special and it was lovely. Friends raved about the open faced turkey and...More

Thank taurusthebull14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting a recently relocated friend in Cape Coral, Florida she suggested we try dinner at Mel's Diner. I was a bit skeptical being a diner fan here in NY. Much to my delight, Mel's really did surpass some of my favorites here on Long...More

Thank Marguerite I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You MUST order the fresh squeezed OJ, it is the best OJ I ever tasted. The vibe is typical diner but each Mels has a slightly different decor. The salads are huge, I couldn’t finish mine and took it home to have for lunch the...More

Thank msesqct
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went in for Dinner last night...food good, friendly staff, but finding a parking space is hard. Had to wait 1/2 hour to get a seat. Worst part is finding parking space....lot is way too small

Thank don p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Diner and found a line waiting to get a table. The line moved fast and it was not long before we were ushered to our table. The waitress was very pleasant and before long we had our drinks and she had...More

Thank RevJack-HM08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just by chance we found this place, saw all the cars and said must be a good place to eat! Yes it was the food was delicious and the 3 dollar Margaretta was excellent. Very crowded but fast wait time. Enjoyed our time there

Thank Roseann M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Mels diner in Cape Coral for a family dinner, 8 persons in the age 14-75 years and everyone loved both the food and the very nice staff ! They are so friendly ! Recommend their fish and patty melt ! Soo good !

Thank Iakhome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a classic. Very popular with locals and tourists. Big selection of breakfast choices. Large portions and reasonable prices. Off season try the 222: Two eggs, two pancakes and two strips of bacon or links. Place serves lunch and dinner too.

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place. You get terrific food at a very reasonable price. The Cobb salad is huge. The service is excellent. The menu is huge, with a wide variety of choices. There are also daily specials. Great place to go if you are tired...More

Thank sctmster
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
I have never eaten grouper at Mel's either as I am allergic to fish, however my family has on several occasions and all have enjoyed it.
18 May 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know
Lisa B
2 June 2015|
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Response from Jimm8117 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it appears that others have advised you that you can. This is a great gift idea! Especially if your folks are in their sixties or seventies.
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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, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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: 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-242-0218
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