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Mel’s Lunch & Dinner Menu

Mel’s Diner prides ourselves on offering fresh, local, and healthy food from the Southwest Florida area. The classic diner lunch or dinner with something for everyone. In the mood for a sandwich? Mel’s Diner has it all – Roasted Turkey Stacks, Salmon BLT, Hot Brown, Mel’s Reuben and more, all served with French fries, coleslaw, and a kosher pickle. We couldn’t call ourselves a diner if we didn’t offer burgers, and Mel’s are handcrafted black angus and second to none.

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VOTED THE BEST BURGERS IN TOWN
Mel’s Famous Black Angus Burgers

½ pound Braveheart Black Angus burger served with Mel’s coleslaw. Burgers are cooked to a medium well unless requested otherwise.

Add natural-cut French Fried $1.99 • Wets $2.29 • Cheese Fried $3.29
Sweet Potato Fries $2.99 • Onion Rings $2.59 • Rings and Fries $3.29

*Mel’s Classic Hamburger $5.79
*Mel’s Classic Cheeseburger $6.99

Choice of American, Swiss, cheddar, pepper jack, provolone

*Apple-Wood Smoked Bacon Burger $7.99

American cheese and Apple-Wood smoked bacon

*The Three B’S Burger $7.99

Our juicy 1/2 lb. Black Angus burger rolled in blackened seasoning, grilled to your liking, topped with crispy bacon & melted blue cheese crumbles
Fire it up with jalapeños for $1 more.

*Patty Melt $7.39

Melted Swiss, grilled onions on grilled rye

*Mushroom Swiss $7.29

Swiss cheese, sautéed mushroom

*The Sheriff’s Burger $7.39

Our juicy ½ lb. Black Angus burger topped with cheese and a fried egg

*American Idol Cheeseburger $10.99

A tribute to the old diner days with our American Idol Cheeseburger. 10oz smashed double Black Angus cheeseburger, fries, rings and a hand-scooped milkshake or root beer float.

Fire Grilled All-Natural Chicken Breast Sandwiches

Antibiotic-free 100% vegetarian fed, no added hormones and no preservatives. Served with French Fries, Mel’s coleslaw and a kosher pickle.

*Godfather’s Chicken $8.79

Herb marinated grilled chicken with mozzarella, sun dried tomatoes, crisp leaf lettuce with lemon basil aioli served on toasted ciabatta

*BBQ Chicken $7.99

Topped with applewood smoked bacon and cheddar cheese, served on a Kaiser roll

*Left Coast $8.79

Topped with avocado, tomatoes, jack cheese and jalapeño ranch dressing, served on a Kaiser roll

*Chicken Belt Buster $8.79

Topped with grilled onions, tomato, applewood smoked bacon and American cheese. Served on a toasted garlic hoagie

*Buffalo Chicken Wrap $8.29

Fire-grilled chicken breast, mixed greens, ranch dressing wrapped in a sun-dried tomato tortilla

*Caesar Chicken Wrap $8.29

Fire-grilled chicken breast, romaine, Caesar dressing in a sun-dried tomato tortilla

Fork & Knife Sandwiches

Served with French fries, Mel’s coleslaw and kosher pickle.

*Original Belt Buster $8.29

12 oz. Black Angus burger with grilled onions and tomatoes, Apple-Wood smoked bacon and topped with American cheese. Served on a toasted garlic hoagie

*Foot Long Cadillac Chili Dog $7.99

Topped with cheddar cheese, onions

*Hot Brown $8.99

Turkey, ham, vine-ripened tomatoes and Apple-Wood smoked bacon on Texas toast topped with our signature cheese sauce

*Philly Cheese Steak $8.29

USDA Choice sirloin, onions, green peppers, mushrooms and provolone on a toasted garlic hoagie roll

Mel’s Fresh Deli

Served with French fries, Mel’s coleslaw and kosher pickle. Add soup for $1.99.

*Soprano’s Roast Beef & Blue Cheese Sandwich $8.99

USDA Choice Roast sirloin, crisp leaf lettuce, roasted red peppers, blue cheese crumbles served on toasted ciabatta with creamy horseradish-olive aioli

Mile High Fresh Cut Corned Beef $8.99

Thinly sliced, served on rye

*Albacore Tuna Salad or Chicken Salad Wrap $7.99

Made fresh daily, served with leaf lettuce and seasoned vine-ripened tomatoes

*Roasted Turkey Stack $7.99

Herb pesto aioli, seasoned vine-ripened tomatoes, provolone, crisp leaf lettuce, served on toasted ciabatta

Hot Old Fashion Open-Faced Sandwiches

Meatloaf • Fried Pork Cutlet • Roast Sirloin of Beef • Roasted Turkey

Served with Mel’s mashed potatoes and homemade gravy on Texas toast $8.59

Signature Sandwiches

Served with French fries, Mel’s coleslaw and kosher pickle.

*Mel’s Famous Fish Sandwich $8.99

Lightly breaded and deep fried served with tartar sauce on a toasted garlic hoagie

*Salmon BLT $10.99

Served on a toasted thick white artisan bread with lemon basil aioli, crisp Apple-Wood bacon, tender lettuce and fried green tomatoes

*Mel’s Reuben $8.99

Served with a side of Thousand Island

BBLT $7.29

Better Bacon Lettuce Tomato
Substitute tomato with fried green tomato for $1 more

*Albacore Tuna Salad Melt $8.29

With American cheese on grilled artisan bread

*Turkey Bacon Club $8.99

Roasted turkey & Apple-Wood smoked bacon on toasted artisan bread with mayo

Aunt Rita’s Bacon Grilled Cheese $6.99

American, Swiss, provolone cheeses, tomatoes, and Apple-Wood smoked bacon on grilled thick artisan bread

*Buffalo Chicken Sandwich $8.99

Fried boneless chicken tossed in our medium buffalo sauce and served with Mel’s blue cheese on a toasted garlic hoagie

*Chicken Parmesan $8.99

Fried boneless chicken lightly breaded, topped with marinara sauce and provolone on a toasted garlic hoagie

Original Golden Oldies

Served with homemade soup and salad. Choice of Mel’s mashed potatoes, Sun Coast rice pilaf, Sweet baked potato or baked potato, natural cut Idaho French Fries and seasonal vegetables. Sweet potato fries add 99¢, add a Caeser Salad for 50¢ or Greek Salad for $1.00.

*Fresh Slow Roasted Turkey $11.99

Cooked on premises, oven-roasted turkey, Granny Smith Apple stuffing, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce

*Mel’s Black Angus Meatloaf $11.59

Baked fresh daily and served with natural beef gravy

*Western Black Angus Chop Steak $10.99

12 oz. chopped sirloin topped with grilled onions, sautéed mushrooms, served with natural beef gravy

*USDA Choice Baby Beef Liver $11.99

A traditional favorite lightly dusted and pan-fried with crisp Apple-Wood smoked bacon and grilled onions

*Old Fashion USDA Choice Pot Roast $11.99

Mel’s tender and juicy pot roast smothered in gravy

*Fried Duroc Pork Cutlet $11.99

Hand-breaded pork cutlet, golden fried, served with natural gravy

*Boneless Fried Chicken Tenders $11.99

Deep fried, hand-breaded chicken strips

*Real Big Country Fried Steak $11.99

Served with Mel’s sausage gravy

*USDA Choice Fresh Hand Cut Prime Rib

Dinner only. Good everyday 4pm-close. Slowly roasted with 17 spice blend. Served with baked potato and Caesar salad.
14 oz. – $15.99
1/2 lb. – $12.99

*Baby Back Ribs $12.99

A Full Slab of Mel’s award-winning ribs served with natural cut Idaho fries and Mel’s coleslaw.

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Hand Cut Steakhouse Deals

Served with choice of soup or salad. Served with choice of Mel’s mashed potatoes, Sun Coast rice pilaf, natural cut Idaho French Fries, baked potato or sweet baked potato

*USDA Choice Filet Mignon Dinner $15.99

Served with Mel’s fresh steamed baby spinach and blue cheese mix, and topped with sautéed mushrooms
Add 3 Shrimp $17.99

*Mel’s Black Angus New York Strip Steak $15.99

12 oz. strip steak, dry rubbed with Mel’s 17 herbs and spices (secret rub) and topped with sautéed mushrooms, served with Mel’s fresh steamed spinach and blue cheese mix

Pork Chops

*Rosemary Citrus Fresh Duroc Pork Chops $12.49

Grilled boneless center cut chops. Served with Mel’s fresh steamed spinach and blue cheese mix

*BBQ Fresh Duroc Pork Chops $12.49

Served with Mel’s fresh steamed spinach and blue cheese mix

Fresh Grilled Natural Antibiotic-Free Chicken Breast

Fresh, antibiotic-free, no hormones or preservatives added, 100% vegetarian fed chickens. Served with your choice of soup or salad.

*Cantina Chicken Dinner $12.29

Served with black beans and rice

*Grilled Chicken Glazed with Carrot Ginger Miso Sauce Infused with Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale $12.29

Served with Mel’s fresh steamed spinach and blue cheese mix

*Key Lime Chicken $12.29

Topped with goat cheese, Mel’s Key Lime sauce, and sun-dried tomatoes. Served with Mel’s fresh steamed spinach and blue cheese mix

*Left Coast All-Natural Fire Grilled Chicken Breast Dinner $12.29

Avocado, tomatoes, and jack cheese topped with jalapeño ranch dressing. Served with Mel’s fresh steamed spinach and blue cheese mix

Pasta

Served with crisp garlic bread and your choice of soup or salad.

*Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli $9.99

Herb marinated grilled chicken tossed in a light creamy sauce with penne pasta

*Chicken Parmesan $9.99

Fried boneless chicken topped with melted provolone and parmesan cheese, served with homemade marinara over linguini

*Chicken Mac & Cheese $9.99

Penne pasta, grilled chicken, chopped Apple-Wood smoked bacon, tomatoes, scallions and shredded parmesan cheese

*Tuscan Chicken Pasta $9.99

Herb marinated grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes tossed in a light pesto cream sauce with penne pasta

*Shrimp a la Roma Parmesan $10.99

Fire roasted shrimp tossed with linguini in a light and creamy marinara sauce with grilled tomatoes, parsley and shredded parmesan

*5 Way Chili $9.59

Spaghetti, topped with Mel’ s homemade chili, cheddar cheese, onions and a side of sour cream

Seafood

Served with choice of soup or salad. Served with choice of Mel’s mashed potatoes, Sun Coast rice pilaf, natural cut Idaho French Fries, baked potato or sweet baked potato and steamed vegetables.

*Mel’s Key Lime Haddock $12.29

Sautéed filet topped with mushrooms & chopped tomatoes, finished with our key lime hollandaise sauce

*Mel’s Fisherman’s Catch $11.99

Mild white flaky filet of fish, available blackened, sautéed or crunchy (fried)

*Pistachio Crusted Haddock $12.99

Dusted in pistachio flour, sautéed golden brown & topped with our key lime sauce

*Key West Grilled Shrimp $12.99

Lightly seasoned & quickly grilled, tossed with fresh diced tomatoes, hearts of palm and cilantro, topped with key lime sauce

*All You Can Eat Fish Fry $9.99

Mel’s Catch with French fries and coleslaw. Served with your choice of soup or house salad.

*1/2 Pound Shrimp $12.99

Grilled or Fried. Served with rice, choice of potato, coleslaw and soup or house salad.

Fresh Salmon

Your choice served with Mel’s fresh steamed spinach and blue cheese mix, rice and soup or salad.

*Lemongrass Soy Glazed Salmon $12.99
*Salmon Glazed with Garlic Ginger Soy BBQ Sauce Infused with Cigar City Maduro Ale $12.99
*Pesto Glazed Salmon $12.99
*Lemon Herb Salmon $12.99

Lightly seasoned & topped with fresh diced tomatoes, hearts of palm, cilantro and key lime sauce.

Millionaire’s Corner

*Twin 4oz. Maine Lobster Tails $16.99

Served with choice of potato and our homemade chicken soup.

*Millionaire Salad $16.99

Port Royal salad served with two 4 oz. Maine Lobster tails.

*Surf & Turf $16.99

USDA Choice Filet mignon and 4oz Maine lobster tail served with choice of potato & our homemade chicken soup.

*Consuming raw or uncooked meat, poultry, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Signature Omelettes

Served with potato pancakes, homemade biscuits and a cup of fresh fruit.

*Veggie $8.99

Green peppers, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes and provolone cheese

*3 Cheese $8.99

Served with spicy jack, cheddar and Swiss cheese

*Avocado, Shrimp, Bacon & Goat Cheese $9.99
*Mediterranean $8.99

Crumbled feta, chopped tomatoes, onions, kalamata olives, fresh baby spinach

*South of the Border $8.99

Pepper jack, shredded cheddar, chopped tomatoes, salsa, jalapeños, sliced green onions and grilled chicken

Local Farm Fresh & Light Fare

We have worked closely with a registered dietitian from Lee Memorial Health Systems to bring you the following lower calorie dinners.

*Fresh Antibiotic-Free Grilled Chicken Breast $9.99

Grilled chicken breast topped with farm fresh chopped tomatoes, sautéed spinach, and olives, served over Sun Coast rice pilaf (600 cal.)

*Low Cal Duroc Pork Chop Dinner $9.99

One boneless pork chop served with rice, veggies and cottage cheese (570 cal.)

Garden Patch Pizza $8.99

Mozzarella, chopped tomatoes, roasted red peppers, mushrooms, onions, spinach and marinara (628 cal.)

Albacore Tuna Salad Plate $8.99

Served with cottage cheese, tomato, boiled egg, wheat bread and a cup of fresh fruit (587 cal.)

*Healthy Burger $7.99

Ask your server for our seasonal selection burger, flavored with our house 17 spice & herb seasoning on a wheat bread served with mixed salad and low-calorie raspberry vinaigrette

*Consuming raw or uncooked meat, poultry, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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