We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mel's Classic Diner

119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
+1 865-429-2184
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“banana split” (317 reviews)
“finger food” (88 reviews)
“fries” (268 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
R
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (3 327)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 3 322 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stop here with the kids anytime we are in Pigeon Forge. Great burgers and fries, wonderful people. I’ve never had a complaint 😃

Thank chasetrucking
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was excellent and the waitress very nice.....Loved the ambience. Took me back to days of yester-year.....

Thank johndavid1945
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have eaten at Mel's before so stopping again was a must. I can be hard to miss if you you don't pay attention. The parking lot may look full but they will get you in quickly. Mel's, as the name implies is a Classic...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great diner! Always good! Don’t miss it. The wait staff ya friendly and fun and the jukebox music is great. Always jumping!

Thank beatstew
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We always visit Mel’s several times on any trip to Pigeon Forge. The food is always good and the service amazing. Our waitress Toni was awesome and deserves to be praised even though she felt overwhelmed! Will definitely make more visits to Mel’s in the...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have eaten at Mel's for years while going to Pigeon Forge, they have a little bit of everything to satisfy your appetite from a taco salad to a big burger. Always enjoy it!

Thank rwilmoth0325
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped there on the way home, and will go back! The pancakes are amazing, hash browns with onions excellent, and the service spot on

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there the last week of August, 2018....& quickly scored a waitress we requested on our return visits that week....Arlene from Louisiana. A hoot and a helped with hints to make each days visit a bit better. We only ever had the breakfast specials....More

Thank Ginny C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious breakfast at Mel’s. Great food, hot coffee and terrific service. Our waitress was very friendly and efficient and made sure we knew about the special.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant close to the Island entertainment center. We stopped in at 6:30 p.m. on a Monday night and were greeted and seated right away. It’s like an old time diner with booths and a jukebox. We ordered the pot roast and...More

Thank PLan977
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 93 hotels in Pigeon Forge
Baymont by Wyndham Pigeon Forge
1 016 reviews
.04 km away
Clarion Inn
2 513 reviews
.20 km away
Mountain Vista Inn & Suites
344 reviews
.27 km away
Timbers Lodge
595 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt
355 reviews
.41 km away
Curl de la Creme - Ice Cream
153 reviews
.08 km away
Firehouse Subs
570 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Arcade City
1 200 reviews
.47 km away
MagiQuest
1 316 reviews
.50 km away
Tomb Egyptian Adventure
1 335 reviews
.24 km away
Elvis Presley Museum
158 reviews
.29 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
mmorri
4 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from fishingtater | Reviewed this property |
they have vegan omelettes and salads during the meal time hours
0
Votes
suzyqtx
16 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Gabriel R | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are the best I have ever ate!!
0
Votes
Kenny C
4 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from SueAnn7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kenny, I think they could. If I remember right, the diner is a little narrow and all booths. But, very little step up into the place and the food was good diner food. The wait staff was very nice and I'd bet they will... More
3
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-429-2184
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing