Mel's Drive-in

14846 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 29, 2009
You can't beat Mel's for it's retro atmosphere, delicious cheeseburgers, hot dogs, and wonderful staff. It is a fun place to go with friends and the family. (more)


on Citysearch Oct 27, 2008
as a client 4 years or so always a good meal and good portions. a large menu an dvariety all the waiters and managers are consistently good and freindly and on top of it. they have fair rates and have some excellent home... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Aug 01, 2008
For a blast to the past, you've got to take your out-of-town visitors to Mel's. It has that 50s decor and the food is pretty good. You'll have a fun lunch while browsing Ventura Blvd.... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 21, 2008
Good food not expensive Night manager always comes over to welcome me. Didn't like there breakfast food was not cooked right. Good place to go on the weekends on your date. 50's jutebox can play anytime during the... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Feb 20, 2008
If you're looking for a good breakfast place, this is the place to go. They're also open 24 hours which makes a good late night craving spot. They still hold true to their old fashioned '50s vibe which is really... (more)

pamela a

on Citysearch May 12, 2006
Mel's is one of those places you go and dont expect a fabulous meal. You will probably get decent eggs or a hamburger and shake that isn't bad but is just so-so. You will walk out feeling as if you had nothing "great". The... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 08, 2004
Great food and service extremely warm and friendly. Did not wait too long to receive my meal. Only inconvinience was waiting too long at register for cashier to arrive while servers took care of other custumers, on... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 04, 2003
Than actually good. Pretty good food, especially breakfast. Decor is darn good. The dining area is way too small for the large groups I see coming in. Very noisy and uncomfortable. (more)


on Citysearch Aug 13, 2003
<b>The Scene<br></b>No, it's not the original--that was in San Francisco and was demolished shortly after filming--but the decor holds enough retro-chic for even a die-hard Gen-X'er. Blow-up movie stills paper... (more)


on Citysearch Feb 05, 2003
Most diner food is mediocre. Not Mel's! There were too many choices--it was great! The food was delicious and the service was friendly! Sit outside if you can--great to people watch.... (more)
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