Mel's Diner

Diner
1441 Fitzgerald Dr (at Richmond Pkwy), Pinole, CA 94564, United States
Hours:
Open until 4:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 4:00 AM–4:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:
No
7.5/10

Based on 58 votes

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Total Visitors
1,150
Total Visits
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  • What you need to know
    Nate E.
    Bring your quarters and you can take a spin on the juke box.(2 Tips)
    Willard Wheaton D.
    Great Coffee Shakes- and close to three theaters(4 Tips)
    Rafael Q.
    Best Vanilla Malt in the East Bay!(2 Tips)
    Anita L.
    Great place to come for hamburgers(3 Tips)
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  • milkshakes
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  • breakfast food
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  • pork chops
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  • Tim D.

    Steak, eggs, taters and a pancake $6.99 (certain days) ! Delicious! Really swell 50's theme 😬

    Tim D · April 6
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  • Ashley W.

    I wasn't too impressed by the biscuits and gravy :(

    Ashley W · February 28
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  • Tim D.

    Back at Mel's for the morning Steak & Egg special with redskin potatoes and pancakes for $6.99! Think I'll grab a Chocolate Banana Shake while I'm at it. Great food, great, friendly service.

    Tim D · November 10, 2014
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  • Tim D.

    Back at Mel's for a delicious chorizo skillet and great service.

    Tim D · October 21, 2014
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  • Tim D.

    Awesome waitress, Brandee, brought us samples of strawberry shake and malt. Both are great!

    Tim D · October 5, 2014
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  • Justine S.

    Burgers and shakes

    Justine Salcedo · August 8, 2014
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  • Tiffany E.

    If you want a little bit of everything try The Wolfman Jack.

    Tiffany Edwards · June 26, 2014
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  • Daniel K.

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    Daniel Kivatinos · August 19, 2013
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  • Nick

    Ask for Sherie is amazing.

    Nick · June 18, 2013
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  • Nash J.

    Sarah was our server. She was really a fun sweet heart : )

    Nash Johnson · April 29, 2013
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  • Anita L.

    Great place to come for hamburgers or hot dogs, garlic fries are awesome!

    Anita LaVenia · April 28, 2013
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  • Castulo J.

    Jesse was a good waiter...

    Castulo Jimenez · April 11, 2013
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  • Corrine

    The Pastrami sandwich is on point;-)

    Corrine · February 28, 2013
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  • Johnathan M.

    It's crazy packed here on weekends in the morning.

    Johnathan Mitchell · February 10, 2013
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  • Abigail M.

    It was my first time at Mel's and I loved it. The food is GREAT! I will definitely be going back soon.!

    Abigail Magana · November 1, 2012
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  • Mer G.

    Usually they have fast and friendly service but today is just not there day. After trying to wave down 2 ppl that clearly looked at me but ignored me, a friendly older waitress came and took my order.

    Mer G · September 19, 2012
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  • Willard Wheaton D.

    Great Coffee Shakes- and close to three theaters

    Willard Wheaton Davis · August 25, 2012
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  • Joyce A.

    Alsome milk shakes..

    Joyce A · March 13, 2012
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  • Rafael Q.

    Best Vanilla Malt in the East Bay!

    Rafael Q · December 15, 2011
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  • Catherine M.

    The porkchops n mash was a great late-night comfort meal. BF had meatloaf - tasted too much like breadcrumbs for us... Dont forget quarters for the tabletop jukebox!

    Catherine Mitchell · November 16, 2011
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  • Charlie P.

    I don't know if it's just me...but I feel like Gizmo from the movie, Gremlins when I eat here after midnight. "Bright light, bright light!" Bring your sunglasses! Damn! Glad I don't multiply...

    Charlie Penaflor · September 10, 2011
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  • Hashim M.

    Try the pineapple lemonade aka "the drink Ally makes"!!

    Hashim Mteuzi · September 10, 2011
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  • Luis G.

    Rather get an In-n-out Burger ANYDAY. Overpriced too.

    Luis Guerra · August 15, 2011
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  • Austen K.

    The best part about Mel's is...

    Austen Kiyev · August 10, 2011
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  • Annamarie S.

    Their Chicken Fried Steak is the best! Try a Cherry Cow too!

    Annamarie Seibel · August 1, 2011
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  • Jordan R.

    Pretty fast service, and always delicious

    Jordan Rae · August 1, 2011
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  • Nate E.

    Bring your quarters and you can take a spin on the juke box.

    Nate Ellis · May 15, 2011
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  • Nate E.

    Open 24 hours every night. So stop by when everyone else is closed.

    Nate Ellis · May 15, 2011
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  • Josh B.

    Great service and fresh.

    Josh Benitez · April 28, 2011
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