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Mel's Classic Diner

119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
+1 865-429-2184
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  • 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
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4214
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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
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Questions & Answers
4 June 2017|
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Response from fishingtater | Reviewed this property |
they have vegan omelettes and salads during the meal time hours
16 March 2017|
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Response from Gabriel R | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are the best I have ever ate!!
Kenny C
4 September 2016|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
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
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
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
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