Mel's Hard Luck Diner is the home of Branson's original singing servers. 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.
Enjoy great food in a 1950s style diner, famous for its food, its singers, and Mel's Root Beer Malts.
The servers must audition for their job. All are professional singers, many having performed on stage in Branson; two have appeared on American Idol.
The menu includes our popular burgers and sandwiches, great salads, blue plate specials, and some of the largest and tastiest desserts to be found anywhere. Mel's Hard Luck Diner is fun for all ages. Many of our customers have exclaimed "as much fun as any show in town." Mel's, where we sing for your supper (and lunch and breakfast too).
Located in the Grand Village Shops, next to the Grand Palace.