Mel's Cafe

Soul Food, Diner

719 W Main St, Charlottesville
(434) 971-8819


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Mel's Cafe

Best place for burger in Charlottesville. Cheap and delicious burger with high quality. People are friendly and they are always pleasure to make you quality food. The environment may not as great as some of the fancy burger place in town, but they do have a lovely environment for meal.

Who doesn’t love the small hole in the wall restaurant? This is the kind of place you walk by and can’t help but eat at. They had me with their sign that says “best burger in town.” Is that true? I would argue that it’s one of the best bangs for your buck, but the fresh homemade burger was absolutely delicious. I’ve seen some rude owners with some of these smaller establishments in Charlottesville but these guys were very friendly and welcoming.

Small shop, good chicken! I had the 8 wings with fried potatoes, green beans, and cornbread. Southern style green beans are not my favorite, so no comment on that. But I recommend their chicken to anyone in the area! It's a small shop and not super spacious for multiple large groups but I imagine it being enough space. street parking

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Monday 10AM - 10PM
Tuesday 10AM - 10PM
Wednesday 10AM - 10PM
Thursday 10AM - 10PM
Friday 10AM - 11PM
Saturday 10AM - 11PM
Sunday Closed

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