One of the highest-rated budget-friendly restaurants in Pigeon Forge!

Mel’s Diner is a popular Family Owned and Operated American Classic Diner located in the heart of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, just minutes from Gatlinburg, Sevierville, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Since 1993, Mel’s Diner has offered its guests a classic 50’s diner experience with great American classic food and atmosphere. Mel’s has all of the classic food that you can expect from 50’s style diner, from hearty breakfast meals to juicy burgers and also legendary banana splits. Mel’s also has a complete line of limited edition T-shirts and other gifts to remind you of your time in Pigeon Forge. So what are you waiting for? Check out one of the most visited restaurants in all of Pigeon Forge the next time you’re in town!  

 Desserts that you will love!

Our dessert menu is varied and made with the highest quality ingredients. The only problem will be deciding whether or not to share!


Breakfast so good we serve it all day!

Mel’s Diner has a varied breakfast menu that is served all day long! Our breakfast menu includes pancakes, eggs cooked to order, delicious omelets, bacon, sausage, hash browns, grits, french toast, and of course biscuits with sausage gravy. Come on by and see why so many are talking about our breakfast offerings!

 Over 20 Different Burgers/Sandwiches to Choose From!

Looking for a tasty burger, a juicy french dip, or a delicious pulled pork BBQ sandwich? Mel’s Diner has them all! In fact, we have over 20 different burger/sandwich options to choose from, plus extra topping options to make sure your burger/sandwich tastes exactly the way you want!


One of the Highest Rated Restaurants in Pigeon Forge!

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Located in the Heart of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!


Mel’s Diner is located just off the Parkway at 119 Wears Valley Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, near traffic light #3, and just minutes from Gatlinburg, Sevierville, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Mel’s Diner is located within 5-15 minutes of Dollywood, the LeConte Center, Ripken Experience, Smoky Mountain Opry, Pigeon Forge Snow, County Tonite, The Island, Tanger Outlets, Titanic Museum, Wonderworks, Alcatraz East, Magic Beyond Belief, Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud, The Comedy Barn, Country Tonite, and Hollywood Wax Museum. Mel’s Diner is only 20-30 minutes from Ripley’s Aquarium, Anakeesta, Smoky Mountain Knife Works, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Tennessee Smokies Baseball Stadium, and Interstate 40 Exit 407.

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Check us out on social media!

Looking for some of the latest Mel’s Diner news and for the chance to get some free Mel’s Diner food and/or merchandise? Then check out our facebook page and be sure to follow it! We not only post pictures of our food that will surely make you hungry, but we also have some giveaways every now and then! If you have questions you can also send us a private message through facebook and we will do our best to respond to your inquiry as quickly as possible.