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Mel's Diner

1747 Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007-1833
+1 602-252-8283
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good52%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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1747 Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007-1833
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best burgers in the state!! Not to mention great Chicken Noodle soup!! Only thing would be better if they would play the show Alice on the TV. They actually filmed a few shows here!!

Thank Ranchey1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Other than it being an interesting establishment that was the backdrop for a TV sitcom. That may elicit some nostalgic memories of when you watched it as a kid. THIS PLACE IS A DUMP! Filthy doors leading into the kitchen. In the corners of the...More

Thank Catie L
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Here are the positives, great cup of coffee and the staff are friendly and pleasant. Now the many down sides. The food was slow leaving the kitchen which allowed us the time to notice how filthy the place is. The bathroom is coated with dirt...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 8 March 2017

There's NOTHING fancy about this place but it's worth a stop just to say you've been. The food is not bad and very reasonable. The chicken noodle soup is amazing!

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Mel's Diner is a place to go,when you want to get full but do not have a bunch of money.Plus the food is really good portions are usually more than one person can eat.Kiss my Gritts Flo would yell across to some one on the...More

Thank Marie s
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Super great spot for breakfast , lunch or dinner . We all ordered breakfast and we're pleased . Coffee is good and service is AAA. On the West side of Phoenix.

Thank jra802015
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It was so neat visiting Mel's, the inspiration for the diner used in the old TV series "Alice." The food was wholesome and tasty. Definitely very good and ranking a notch or so below some of my very favorite diners, so above average though not...More

Thank Anthony_Nalli
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Iconic restaurant. Good breakfast. Lots of food. Lots of hashbrowns with meals. Several good choices for breakfast. Not as many for lunch. Go early as they don't stay open very late. Fashioned after Mel's Dinner from the old TV show Alice. You will feel like...More

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Mel’s Diner is 5 minutes and 1.8 miles from the Downtown Phoenix intersection of North 1st Avenue and West Washington Street. The Diner has a classic 50’s/Hollywood motif. The décor is a little worn but the wear gives it character (see the attached photo of...More

Thank IllyCoffeeDrinkers
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

One of those places you need to visit just to say you've been there! They filmed the "Mel's Diner" TV series here. Food is pretty good but it's hard to screw up a scrambled egg. Open for breakfast and lunch!

Thank rrosol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1747 Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007-1833
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-252-8283