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“Great time, delicious old time banana split.”

Mel's Hard Luck Diner
Ranked #28 of 406 Restaurants in Branson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$19
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Takeout
Description: Home of Branson's original singing servers. A 50s themed diner offering music from the decades of the 50s and 60s and on up to today. A variety of singing styles, pop, rock, showtunes, opera, gospel, country, etc. Food offerings include burgers, sandwiches, great salads, blue plate specials and save room for some of the best and biggest desserts to be found.
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wonderful time. We were unaware of the entertaining singers. Wild what a great time and a good old time banana split. Must get to the diner, you won't be sorry ... a great little place with a lot of great songs and singers.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a good meal and a very friendly server.

Portions are large and we shared an entrée.
The servers sang as they waited on guests and provided a very unique experience.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

More than a diner. This is entertainment. The home of the singing waiters and I do mean sing. They are all very very good singers. The food is awesome. My wife had the chicken salad and she said it was the best ever. We even went back the next night so she could once again have that chicken salad. Try their old fashion malts and milk shakes and oh that blackberry cobbler is enough for 3 people. A great place to go and have fun with a meal.

Thank Randy F
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A bit of a disappointment ! We had a group of 12 and no one had great food! Main comment was "It was okay". Our waiter was very talented but some of the others were having a difficult time singing and getting the food out . Overall ,,not a hit!

Thank Carolipu57
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is such a fun place to eat and be entertained. The food is wonderful and the singers are awesome. Jeff was our waiter, what a fun and delightful young man. This is our favorite restaurant in Branson!!

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