Mel's Hard Luck Diner

 Mels Hard Luck Diner in Branson, Missouri isn’t your average 50’s era diner! This place comes alive with free entertainment in the form of its very talented wait staff. Throughout your meal servers take turns belting out cheery tunes from the past. The meals aren’t to be under sung either. The menu in itself is a blast from the past, with items like the “Cheese Release Me”, a grilled cheese American favorite served over the top or the “Romeo Reuben”. The diner even has a classic soda fountain with 15 flavors and they offer up 25 different flavors of ice cream. Don’t let this Branson Missouri treasure go undiscovered. They are located next to the Grand Palace in the Grand Village at 2800 West 76 Country Blvd. in Branson. Call them at 417-332-0150.


  • 1950's era diner
  • Talented singers, songwriters, and musician servers (many who have been in or are in Branson Missouri productions)
  • 15 flavors of soda fountain
  • 25 flavors of ice cream
  • Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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