Mel's Drive-In, on South Van Ness Ave in San Francisco, was around for many years before being used as a location in American Graffiti. It was torn down shortly after the filming. Visit the Mel's Drive-In Home Page.
Below are photos of some Mel's Diner visits!
Bilsport Performance and Custom Motor Show, Sweden (April 2009)
A replica of Mel's Drive-In and three stars from the movie at Sweden's Bilsport Performance and Custom Motor Show. Thank you to Magnus Karlsson, from Sweden, for sending them in!
My visit's to Mel's Drive-Ins
San Francisco, CA (July 2007)
Franklin Mint Diorama, Mel's, San Francisco (July 2007)