Menu for The Original Mels Diner in Placerville, CA

  • Closed:
    7:00 AM - 10:00 PM (PST)
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  • Cuisines:

    American North American

    American North American

  • Features:

    Takeout , Delivery

  • Known for:

    Quick bite, Beer, Coffee, Great coffee, Comfort food, Great dessert, Late-night food, Casual, Small plates, Cozy, Historic, Kids menu, Good for kids, Wheelchair accessible parking lot, Wheelchair accessible restroom, Wheelchair accessible seating, Debit cards, NFC mobile payments, Popular with Tourists, Alcohol, Breakfast, Popular Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Dine-in, Dinner, Popular Dinner, Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits, Lunch, Mask required, Popular Lunch, Good for groups, Solo dining, Curbside pickup, Delivery, Fast service, Takeout, High chairs, Restroom, Seating, Wheelchair accessible entrance,
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The Original Mels Diner in Placerville, CA, is a American restaurant with average rating of 4 stars. See what others have to say about The Original Mels Diner. Don’t miss out! Today, The Original Mels Diner will open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Don’t risk not having a table. Call ahead and reserve your table by calling (530) 626-8072.

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Robin King - Rick 1 year ago

I went here about a year ago with a friend who turned me on to the Mel's Deluxe Bowl. We each had one & when they came, she said... 'No, NO, this isn't the Deluxe'. The cooks knew what she was talking about & fixed it & it was superb. Well I went a coupleweeks ago & the exact same thing happened, tho unfortunately these cooks had no idea what I was talking about. The dish was ok,but not what I had a year ago with my friend. Too bad, too. Because it was excellent. Read more

Christina Chamberlain 1 year ago

My family lives in Placerville CA and we love it here. Kids do too!!!

Jerry Perez 1 year ago

Great friendly service. Ordered our food and ... bam... it was there. Tasted great! Steak and eggs and I ordered country skillet... with Mel's potatoes and biscuits and gravy. Totally worth it! Love the pictures of American Graffiti and 50s nostalgia! Read more

Kim Overman 1 year ago

The server was super friendly and attentive! She checked on us and got the kids meals out quickly. The roasted turkey was... delicious with stuffing and cranberry. My husband got a delicious bacon cheeseburger and fries. The mixed green salad on theside with balsamic dressing was fresh and the side veggies were flavorful too. The prices are higher due to inflation but wellworth it for prompt service and ice cream sundaes for the kids. Great stop from Lake Tahoe to our home in Salinas. Read more

renee jew 1 year ago

We always stop at this Mel’s after our family vacation in Tahoe. This trip was no different- they quickly sat our party of 9,... took our order and served up our delicious meals. A special shout out to Amanda our courteous and efficient server, she’s anexceptional employee! Read more

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When is The Original Mels Diner open?

The Original Mels Diner is open on the following days:
Monday: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM

What forms of payment are accepted at The Original Mels Diner?

They accept Debit, Apple Pay and Google Pay at The Original Mels Diner.

Does The Original Mels Diner offer delivery?

Yes, The Original Mels Diner offers delivery.

Does The Original Mels Diner offer reservations?

Yes, The Original Mels Diner accepts reservations.

Does The Original Mels Diner offer desserts?

Yes, The Original Mels Diner has dessert, view their dessert menu on Sirved.

Does The Original Mels Diner serve breakfast?

Yes, The Original Mels Diner serves breakfast, view their breakfast menu on Sirved.