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Mel's Diner

9430 Warner Ave. Fountain Valley, CA 92708 | Fountain Valley | 714-963-2662

Location Description:

Nearly lost in a Fountain Valley strip mall, Mel's Diner is more buried treasure than greasy spoon-if you can find it, good things await you. But in the quest for the perfect biscuits and gravy, Mel's is a bona-fide champion. Fresh, fluffy biscuits topped with smoky sausage perfectly cooked (just a little crisp around the edges), and everything's smothered with rich, savory gravy. If sweets are more your style, Mel's cinnamon buns come ooey-gooey and stretching to the edges of the plate.

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  • Cuisine(s): American, Breakfast, Diner
  • Hours: Sun 7am-1:45pm, Mon,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat 6am-1:45pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: cash
  • Features: Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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