Mel's Hard Luck Diner

Old-Fashioned Diner and Singing Servers

Home of the Original Singing Servers

When you walk into Mel’s Hard Luck Diner, you are greeted by a 1950s aesthetic, a delicious offering of classic diner foods and singing staff who deliver a musical experience from across the decades.

The diner’s servers, hosts, cooks, and cashiers are professional singers, song writers, and musicians. They offer you a great dining experience seasoned with a song! Want to take a server’s song home with you? Many of Mel’s servers’ recordings are available for purchase in the gift shop.

A variety of all-American favorite foods are waiting for you at Mel’s as they offer a full-service menu, which includes soups, salads, sandwiches and burgers. Finish off your experience with a Rockin’ Float or the infamous Climb Every Mountain Ice Cream Avalanche.

If you are looking for allergen-specific items, Mel’s has you covered with gluten-free dining options.

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Ready for a musical dining experience unlike any other? Visit Mel’s Hard Luck Diner in The Grand Village Shops on your next visit to Branson. Need directions? Visit our contact us page for more information.