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Mel's Diner

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28601 Trails Edge Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34133
+1 239-949-3080
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06:30 - 21:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Frequent visitor to area, and usually end up eating here. It's lots of food for the money, but definitely nothing fancy. During busy times, floors often need sweeping and tables not the cleanest....makes me wonder.

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Thank Casey A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I moved to SWFL full-time six years ago. Throughout those 6 years, we have enjoyed our visits to Mel’s Diner on Trail’s Edge Blvd (Southbound side of Route 41) in Bonita Springs, FL. This review is long overdue. We have had breakfast, lunch and dinner at this location many times. Each time our service has been not... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited here for Breakfast and was not impressed. The scrambled eggs were over cooked, the bacon was ok and the potatoes were not fresh. The pancakes were sub-par, dry and not what was expected. It was a disappointing breakfast with all the breakfast spots in the area that are far better. It was a nice atmosphere with 50's/60's style... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hadn't been to Mel's Diner in a few years. We went there for a quick dinner one evening with our friends. Each person selected something very different. Amazingly, each person loved their food. Yes, we have been back.

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Thank James L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a party of two. We went around 6pm and had a 20 minute wait. It was a beautiful night so you did not mind sitting outside and listening to the 50's music. The menu has everything on it. Breakfast to dinner. There is daily specials. Mixed drinks are very cheap. We were not crazy with the food. I... More 

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Thank Debbie L
Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic diner like you see up North. Good food served by experienced long term staff. Give yourself plenty of time to read the sixteen page menu. Big portion sizes at very good prices.

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Thank NickCeppi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Mel's twice. Food is good service was ok. Did not like the shakes was more like chocolate milk than a shake Love the oldies music they play in the background

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Thank Laverne V
Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back down to Bonita and met up with the weekly breakfast group. Had the sausage omelet with potatoes, toast and coffee. More than enough to satisfy a lumberjack. Quality was excellent and the staff top shelf. Expect to be back every Tuesday while I am here. Great food with great company really is the way to start the... More 

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Thank Neal D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be the most reliable place to have breakfast. Always good service and a good portion. Well that has changed, service is down but more important prices are up and portions are down. Eggs look like they came from pigeons, toast was burned and the potatoes appeared to be on the grill for three days. Very disappointing.

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Thank 07201941
Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. You can't be Mel's for good food and good service. Love the place! Going to go again tomorrow!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?