ABOUT MEL’S DINER

5 LOCATIONS
32 YEARS IN SERVICE
320 EMPLOYEES
300 MENU ITEMS
Florida’s Favorite for Over 30 Years

WELCOME TO OUR TABLE

We invite you to experience the nostalgia of Mel’s American Diners and enjoy classic meals done right. For decades we have been a Southwest Florida landmark, serving made-from-scratch mouthwatering dishes. On our menu, you’ll find old-time favorites likes steak and seafood, along with a great variety of fresh salads, sandwiches, milkshakes, homemade dessert, and a sensational breakfast. Locals have voted us The Best All-Around Restaurant for many years in a row.

Mel’s Diner has grown throughout the years from that old truck stop building to the beautiful buildings we have today, but one thing will always remain the same: the quality and care that goes into making any of our legendary menu items.

Every ingredient matters in everything we make. That’s why we go to great lengths to source with integrity, partnering with local farmers and the best brands in the food industry that are committed to the same culture and values as we are to create seasonal dishes using the freshest ingredients available in our area.

Our success is built not only on the basis of high-quality food, but also in heartfelt hospitality. Every day we invite our guests to become part of our world where great tasting real food is shared with our happy and always ready to help staff celebrating together.

Good times and great food.

Owner Signature | Mel's Diner - Southwest Florida's Classic American Diner
Kostika Terezi
Owner Signature | Mel's Diner - Southwest Florida's Classic American Diner
Romey Terezi
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WORDS FROM OUR CUSTOMERS

Great Food Starts with Great Ingredients
We go to great lengths to source with integrity and partner with the best brands in the food community that are committed to the same culture and values that we are.
  • Natural, antibiotic-free chicken breast from 100% vegetarian fed chicken, no added hormones and no preservatives.
  • Our hamburgers are Braveheart Black Angus Beef, the best DNA traced Black Angus program in the country.
  • Allegiance Duroc pork products are the most PREMIUM level of fresh available pork in the United States, meeting the highest specifications in the industry.
  • Handmade in premises sausage all-natural, gluten-free, and contains no fillers, additives, preservatives or MSG from a 126-year-old recipe from our friends at Jones Dairy Farm.
  • Natural Juice Ham – no additives.
  • FRESH Turkey roasted daily and carved off the bone.
  • 100% chemical free shrimp.
  • Orange Juice – We serve fresh squeezed to order orange juice.
  • Milk/Dairy products – by Dakin Dairy – a local farmer in Myaaka City, Florida – all Fresh GRASS FED cows, no GMO in feed.
  • Large Fresh Grade A eggs from Zephryhills.
  • Quinoa – an ancient gluten-free grain with high contents of protein, dietary fiber and iron.
  • Produce from the LOCAL Immokalee farms when available.
  • Organic Ketchup – with no high fructose corn syrup or artificial ingredients.
  • All Natural Jellies – no high fructose corn syrup or artificial ingredients.
  • We use all natural, chemical free, wild caught for our all you can eat fish fry.
  • USDA Choice, fresh roasted prime rib.
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