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“Classic”
Review of Mel's Diner

Mel's Diner
Ranked #75 of 568 Restaurants in Lafayette
Cuisines: American
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Level 6 Contributor
1,424 reviews
838 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
“Classic”
Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

Very good 24 hour breakfast

Home fries were excellent

Biscuits were a bit hard but good flavor

Omelette not quite as fluffy as I would like

Service was excellent

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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Providence, Rhode Island
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Classic American Diner”
Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

Great lunch specials and really good service. If you're looking for a great diner with great lunch specials this is a great spot. It is was it is, a diner, don't expect the Ritz Carlton. I think Thursday is meatloaf day, don't tell my mom but theirs is better.

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Baldwin
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good desert”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We stopped in while it was raining.... The coffee and cobbler really hit the spot...the server was friendly and kind..comfortable atmosphere made us feel at home.

  • Visited June 2013
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Dallas, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food, great prices lots of character”
Reviewed 22 July 2013

My daughter and I ate at Mel's for lunch yesterday, and we were both pleased with our food. She had chicken caesar salad, simple but tasty. I had red beans & rice with sausage - delicious, large, and very satisfying. It's a small, older diner, with fantastic, friendly, service. At labout 1 pm on a Sunday, most other diners were ordering breakfast, but we enjoyed our lunch choices.

  • Visited July 2013
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Austin, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
200 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“not poor but not much better.”
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Went based on ratings, Mel's is a diner, but food was frozen chicken friend steak pattie, deep fried, instant potatoes, smalllll salad. $7.00 range - won't go back not what we were looking for.

Visited June 2013
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