MELS The Original
When you visit Mels, you’re experiencing part of the American dream. The first Mels was opened two days before Christmas in 1947. From that single store, Mels has Endured changes in the economy, lifestyles and still it’s a place you can visit and feel connected to a simple, delicious, comforting lifestyle. Over the years, Mels has become the place to go when you get the urge for great food and the nostalgia of “American Graffiti,” or the TV Show “Alice,” both of which took place a t Mels. Thank you for coming in today to take part in the Mels experience. We’ll do everything we can to make you glad you did!
Serving Breakfast, lunch and dinner 24 hours a day
Two eggs with corn tortillas, shredded jack and cheddar cheese, topped with avocado, ranchero sauce and sour cream. Served with refried beans
Mels Rib-Eye Steak and Two Eggs
10oz Regular Cut
Mels Homemade Corned Beef Hash and Eggs
Housemade with bell peppers and onions, served with fresh fruit and toast.
Chorizo & Eggs
Three farm-fresh scrambled eggs with authentic chorizo. Served with re-fried beans topped with cheese, sour cream, fanned avocado, a sprinkle of green onions, salsa and corn tortillas.
Mels Chicken-Fried Steak and Two Eggs
Boom Town Burrito
Tortilla Filled with two eggs scrambled with cheese, country sausage, Mels Potatoes and a touch of country gravy. Comes with a side of sour cream and salsa.
Mels 6oz. New York Steak & Two Eggs
Almost a pound of thick-sliced ham, served on our large platter with two eggs and all the usual suspects.
Mels San Francisco Scramble
Three fresh eggs, ground beef, Mels seasoning salt, fresh mushrooms and spinach scrambled with green onions and topped with Parmesan cheese. Served with toast.
Breakfast sandwich with two scrambled eggs and your choice of bacon, ham, or country sausage and American cheese, served on grilled, thick sourdough bread.
2 pancakes, 2 eggs, 2 strips of bacon, 1 country sausage, and ham with hash browns or Mels potatoes.
Scrambled eggs with authentic chorizo, green onion, and ripe tomato with cheese stuffed into a large flour tortilla, served with sliced jalapenos on the side.
Bacon, Egg and Avocado Burrito
A large, grilled flour tortilla stuffed with smoked bacon, scrambled eggs, tomato, avocado and cheese. Served with a side of salsa. ADD SAUSAGE AND DICED HAM, $2.19
Grilled Pork Chops and Eggs
English Muffin or Toast with Jelly
Buttermilk Biscuit and Gravy
One Egg …..$1.49 Two Eggs …..$2.89
Side of ham, sausage, bacon or country sausage
All Day Breakfast
All day breakfasts are served with hash browns or our famous Mels potatoes, made with premium, baked red potatoes, diced and grilled with white and green onions and Mels special seasoning salt. Substitute Egg Beaters at no extra charge.
Santa Fe Skillet
Bacon and Ortega chiles scrambled with eggs and topped with avocado and melted cheese. Served with salsa and sour cream on the side.
Mels potatoes with authentic chorizo, tomato, green onion and melted cheese. Topped with two, farm-fresh eggs any style, sliced fresh avocado and a dollop of sour cream. Served with corn tortillas or toast.
Alice’s Western Skillet
Ham, bell peppers, onions and tomatoes, scrambled with eggs and topped with mixed cheese.
A combination of scrambled eggs, diced country sausage, link sausage and bacon, all covered with melted mixed cheese and our country gravy.
We cover your choice of potatoes with two biscuits, two country sausages and country gravy and top it with two eggs, any style.. Add two slices of bacon or diced ham for an additional $1.99
*NEW* HANGOVER II
Choice of potatoes, two biscuits, two sausage links, two pieces of bacon and ham steak. Smothered in country gravy and topped with three eggs, any style.
Mels Three-Egg Omelettes
Omelettes served with hash browns or our famous Mels potatoes with choice of toast, muffin or biscuit and gravy. Add a side of fresh fruit $1.49
Three-egg omelette stuffed with ham, grilled peppers, onions and cheese mix. Served with hash browns or Mels potatoes and toast.
with cheddar, Jack and Muenster cheese.
Sauteed onion, bell pepper, tomato and sizzling chicken breast topped with guacamole.
meat & cheese
Choose from country ham, sausage or bacon with Jack and cheddar cheeses. Or have all three meats for an additional $1.99
Mels famous chili with Jack and cheddar cheese.
A blend of Jack and cheddar cheese, green onions, sliced avocado, sauteed mushrooms, tomato and sour cream.
Louisiana hot links
with sauteed onions, green and red bell peppers and Muenster cheese.
Boom Town Omelette
Our big, three-egg omelette stuffed with tomato, bacon , cheese and sliced avocado, topped with a dollop of sour cream.
Served with hash browns or Mels potatoes and fresh fruit.
With your choice of ham, sliced avocado or country sausage on a grilled English muffin, topped with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.
Boom Town Benedict
Grilled English muffin halves topped with three strips of bacon, grilled tomato slices, avocado, poached eggs and topped with hollandaise sauce.
Grilled English muffin halves tipped with sliced tomato, fresh spinach, poached eggs and topped with hollandaise sauce.
Breakfast Eggs by the #
All breakfasts below served with choice of toast, muffin or biscuit and country gravy, Mels potatoes or hash browns.
1. two eggs, andy style
2. two eggs, three sausages or three pieces of bacon
3. diced ham and scrambled eggs
4. three eggs with choice of four pieces of bacon or four sausage links
5. two eggs with choice of country sausage, hot link sausage, hamburger patty or ham steak
Mels classic sampler
Chicken strips, onion rings, mozzarella sticks, zucchini sticks and chicken wings on a bed of MelFries with ranch dressing and marinara sauce
with your choice of ranch or bbq sauce on a bed of MelFries
Mels zesty chicken wings
Mels original or try them with Buffalo sauce. Served with ranch.
Beer Battered onion rings
Sweet Spanish onions fried crispy
Mels wings & fries
Wings on a bed of MelFries.
Tempura battered zucchini sticks
Jack and cheddar cheese with green onion, tomato, guacamole, salsa and sour cream on a flour tortilla.
on a large, whole wheat tortilla with Jack and cheddar cheese, zucchini, sauteed mushrooms, tomatoes and onions.
Battered, fried and served with marinara sauce.
Soup & chili-chili-chili
two fresh hot selections everyday
Cup with Crackers ....................................................................................................$3.49 Bowl with Cornbread ......................................................................................................$4.99
Clam Chowder (only on Fridays)
Cup with crackers ........................................................................................................$3.89 Bowl with cornbread ........................................................................................................$5.19
With cornbread, melted cheddar cheese and onion.
With cheddar and Jack cheese and chopped onions.
Our seasoned MelFries topped with our brown gravy.
With mixed Jack and cheddar.
Private reserve seasoned melfries
MelFries covered with chopped bacon, melted Jack and Cheddar cheese, diced green onions and a dollop of sour cream.
sweet potato melfries
Choose from Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Thousand Island, Balsamic Vinaigrette or Oil and Vinegar Dressings.
“best seller!” Mels cobb salad
Lettuce, chopped bacon, diced chicken, avocado, scallions, egg, tomato and bleu cheese crumbles.
Chicken Fajita Salad
Breast of chicken, red and green peppers and sauteed onions, served over a bed of greens with salsa, guacamole and sour cream.
Classic Caesar Salad
Served with cheese toast. Add seasoned chicken for only $1.99
Mels Crispy chicken salad
Fresh diced tomatoes, crumbled bacon, sliced hard-boiled egg and shredded Jack and cheddar cheese on a bed of crisp lettuce and topped with crispy sliced chicken or Buffalo-style chicken dipped in our hot wing sauce.
An Original Mels favorite with julienne strips of turkey, ham, cheese and hard-boiled egg over a bed of greens. Served with your choice of Bleu Cheese, Thousand Island, or Ranch
Soup and salad
Bowl of soup and Mels house or Caesar salad with cornbread.
All specialty sandwiches are served with choice of one side: MelsFris, coleslaw, pasta salad, cottage cheese or salad with dressing. Substitute curly Melfries for $.89 or Sweet Potato MelFries for $1.19.
French Dip or Turkey Dip
Sliced roast beef or turkey breast simmered in au jus on a French roll.
Carved breast of turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on white bread.
Grilled, thick french bread topped with sliced roast beef, layered with cheddar cheese, green chilies and sliced tomato.
With lettuce and tomato on the side, served on a hamburger bun.
Mels Fisherman’s Sandwich
Beer battered and deep-fried to a golden brown, topped with American cheese, coleslaw, mayo, lettuce and tomato, served on a hamburger bun.
Served on our ciabatta bread, topped with Jack cheese, avocado, bacon , lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.
Pastrami with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing on grilled rye.
Mels Vegetarian 12-grain
Vegetarian delight with iceberg lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, avocado, Muenster cheese, red onion and cucumber.
A full quarter pound, 100% all-beef hot dog. sliced and grille. Served on a steak roll with lettuce, tomato, pickles, avocado and sliced onions.
Mels Chili-Cheese dog
Mels hot dog with chopped onions and melted cheese.
Mels “original cheese steak” sandwich
Served on Hoagie style bun with tender-sliced, grilled sirloin steak topped with sauteed mushrooms, grilled onions, and layered with cheese sauce, topped off with jalapeno and pepperoncini.
Burgers Shakes and More!
Mels Famous Burgers
Our famous Melburgers are prepared according to the time-honored recipe of the Original Mels. 7oz. hamburger patty, sprinkled with Mels special seasoning, cooked medium-well and served on a fresh-baked bun. Melburgers are served on a platter with your choice of one of the following: Cup of soup, luncheon salad, fresh-sliced coleslaw, Melfries, house-made pasta salad or cottage cheese.
$8.59 with cheese 9.49
Served with sliced tomato, lettuce, onion and thousand Island dressing
Buffalo sauce melburger
Beef patty in buffalo sauce, topped with bleu cheese crumbles, deep-fried onion straws, shredded lettuce and tomato
San Francisco Melburger
Grilled sourdough bread, a Melburger patty, cheddar cheese, bacon, avocado, grilled onion with Thousand Island dressing.
Our classic Melburger with cheddar cheese, bacon strips and onion rings topped with barbecue sauce.
With lettuce, tomato and melted bleu cheese crumbles on our beef patty with onion straws and mayonnaise.
Bacon and cheddar melburger
Draped with cheddar cheese, two strips of bacon, lettuce, tomato and onion, with thousand island dressing.
Cheddar cheese over our teriyaki glazed pineapple ring, lettuce and tomato on a Melburger patty.
Grilled hamburger patty on rye bread with cheddar cheese, sauteed onion and tomato slices.
With chopped onions and melted cheese.
Bacon & cheddar turkey melburger
Mels turkey burger with mayo, topped with cheddar cheese and slicees of bacon on a wheat bun.
Served on our whole wheat bun with honey mustard dressing, lettuce, tomato and pickle.
Two large beef patties with choice of cheese, tomato, lettuce and onion with thousand island dressing.
Topped with sliced tomato, jalapenos, lettuce, grilled onions, thousand island dressing and pepper jack cheese.
Chicken in the buff
Our chicken breast served with lettuce, tomato, pickle and a creamy mustard sauce served on a wheat bun.
Mushroom & swiss melburger
Fresh patty on our signature bun, brushed with mayonnaise stacked on top of golden onion straws, draped with Swiss cheese and smothered in sauteed mushrooms.
santa fe chicken melburger
Chicken breast with jack cheese, Ortega chilies, Lettuce, tomato, guacamole and salsa served on a wheat bun.
Gourmet chicken melburger
Our chicken breast dressed up with cheddar cheese, strips of bacon, lettuce, tomato and a creamy mustard sauce, served on a wheat bun.
Hawaiian chicken melburger
Mels Teriyaki glaze on a grilled chicken breast with cheddar cheese and pineapple slices, served on a wheat bun.
Classic lean turkey melburger
Served with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on a wheat bun.
Chicken bacon melburger
Served on our signature bun with bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, and onion straws.
classic crispy chicken melburger
Served on our signature bun with lettuce, tomato, and onion with a side of mayo.
bbq crispy chicken melburger
Chicken breast with cheddar cheese, bacon strips and onion rings topped with BBQ sauce and served on our signature bun.
Mels Shakes and Malts
Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Mocha Java, Oreo, Banana, Pineapple, Chocolate Chip mint, Cookie Dough, and Pralines and cream.
Old-Fashioned Orange Creamsicle (Specialty)
Joey’s Caramel monkey Crunch (Specialty)
Blue Plate Dinners
Served with dinner vegetables and cornbread plus choice of two sides: Lumpy mashed potatoes and gravy, MelFries, coleslaw, pasta salad, petite dinner salad or cup of soup. ADD additional sides for $2.29 each.
Prime rib and shrimp
8oz. prime rib cut served with four pieces of our golden fried shrimp.
Fresh Carved turkey platter
with dressing and cranberry sauce.
steak & BBQ chicken
6oz. NY Strip steak with grilled chicken breast smothered in BBQ sauce.
Deep Fried chicken
Breaded and crisp on the outside, moist and tender inside.
Boomtown Rib Eye
10oz. rib eye steak with sauteed mushrooms.
3 pieces of beer-battered cod with tangy tarter sauce.
Ground round steak
10oz. frilled and smothered with sauteed onions and mushroom gravy.
Mels original recipe meat loaf
With brown gravy and topped with mushrooms.
Old-fashioned chicken fried steak topped with country gravy, sauteed mushrooms and choice of biscuit or cornbread.
Grilled Pork chops
Tender and juicy, topped with sauteed onions.
Six pieces of battered golden fried shripm with a side of cocktail sauce. Add more shrimp for only $1.29 a piece.
Steak & Shrimp
We pair a delicious 6oz New York strip steak and four pieces of our golden fried shrimp.
$8oz 12.99 10oz 14.99
love me tenders and shrimp
Four pieces of our golden fried shrimp with three juicy, deep-fried chicken tenders served with ranch dressing and cocktail sauce.
Our vanilla ice cream with whipped cream, nuts and a cherry. Your choice of marshmallow, strawberries, pineapple, caramel, chocolate, or hot fudge syrup.
Hot brownie served with vanilla ice cream, topped with hot fudge, nuts, whipped cream and a cherry.
Black and White
Vanilla and chocolate ice cream layered in marshmallow and rich chocolate fudge with nuts, whipped cream and a cherry.
banana royal sundae
Two scoops of vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, sliced banana, whipped cream and nuts, with a cherry on top.
Black and tan
Vanilla and praline crunch ice cream layered in rich caramel and chocolate with nuts, whipped cream and a cherry.
Two scoops of praline ice cream, caramel syrup, sliced banana, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry.
Mels Petite dish of ice cream
Mels Dish of ice cream
Choice of two favors, served with fresh cookies.
Pie a la mode
Hot apple, cherry or berry pie
Boomtown Banana Split
Chocolate, strawberry and vanilla ice cream topped with chocolate, strawberry and pineapple sauces, whipped cream, nuts and a cherry on a whole banana.
Pursuant to NAC 446.155 (5), consumption of raw or undercooked animal origin foods (such as meat, poultry, eggs, milk, seafood or shellfish) that are not otherwise processed to eliminate pathogens poses a potential risk. Some highly susceptible individuals who have suppressed immune systems, the elderly, pregnant women and young children under the age of four years are more susceptible to food borne illness pathogens in foods that are served in a raw or undercooked form.