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Melrose Diner

1501 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3023
+1 215-467-6644
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“scrapple” (4 reviews)
“cake” (3 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1501 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3023
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

I have been attending Melrose for many years and was always satisfied with the items I purchase. However, today was not good because of the brown sauces they slipped on the hot apple pie. I called and they had me on hold so I hung...More

Thank Haadiyah M
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after an afternoon doctors appointment for my children. When I walked in we were just standing there so I had to ask someone do we seat ourselves although someone was right at the counter. After we sat we were greeted by our waitress...More

Thank Deidre W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Melrose has been around forever and hasn;t changed much in all the years i've been going there. The Melrose is better then most of the diners around, good wholesome food, with service to match

Thank Gene L
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I have been doing to the diner since the 1950's. Still lots of good food at a reasonable price. Would go there more often if I still lived in Philly.

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I walked in with my child and three staff members just looked at me.. One woman who sat at the bar area texting, finally said, sit where you want. I scanned the restaurant looking for an area to place a To go order. The woman...More

1  Thank Lydia S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Going to Phillies game, (horrible team), getting some food at non-stadium prices. Always go for breakfast and never disappointed. Rest of the group had burgers and home made pie. Service was good, but slow by Melrose standards. Got a place to park out front, a...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The Melrose diner is famous for it's butter layered cake.. but we're from Holland so that much butter is WAY too much for us but nonetheless it was good, the service was great and we had pancakes, waffles, French toast and bacon and eggs everything...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner but I got an omelette while others in the group got sandwiches. Food was OK - nothing over and above what you'd get at most diners. Service could've been better considering it wasn't very busy. Not sure what any fuss is about,...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Dining in the evening with family visiting from Louisiana. Had to make sure that the South Philly Melrose Diner experience was included in the things to do! The fish was fabulous, the steak sensational, and pasta perfection! We laughed, feasted, and enjoyed the inviting atmosphere....More

Thank Lue D
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Melrose Diner has been serving their neighbors in South Philly for generations. The quality of food never varies. It's perfect. The waitresses will remember your name after the first time you have been there. The Melrose feels like home because it IS home to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3023
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > South Philadelphia
  • Neighbourhood: South Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-467-6644
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