Joe Mellos Auto Repair
601 I St, Arcata, CA 95521, United States

Review №1

Great service. Squeezed me i the day before hunting season! Said as a existing time! Thanks so much, allowed me to get to work. Fair price.

Review №2

Squeezed me in. Got me sorted with honesty and integrity. Much appreciated.

Review №3

Called for an Oil Change they got me in as soon as possible, They were quick, Friendly, and professional!

Review №4

Had a pleasant experience getting my starter and belt replaced on time. Friendly family guy. Would definitely recommend him if you have auto mechanic need if you are in the area.

Review №5

Good guys. Fixed my water pump. Price was fair

Review №6

Home courteous knowledgeable and really helpful recommend them to my best friend

Review №7

Joe a little rough around the edges but awesome! Did my work for exactly what it was, unlike the people in Rio Dell that let me drive with a disabled vehicle! Trust these guys!

Review №8

Joe was very upfront and honest. I really appreciated that he was concerned about cleanliness. He sprayed down my car with Lysol before he worked. Also, he quoted me $400 for the job and it was done early and only ended up costing $225. Ill never go anywhere else. I am extremely satisfied.

Review №9

Had a starter replaced here earlier in the year, price wasnt bad and they did a good job but it did take them s while.

Review №10

Friendly, great service and honest price. Will be back if I need more repairs!

Review №11

Friendly, knowledgeable, trustworthy and efficient service. I came in for an oil change and was very pleased. He also took the time to look my car over for obvious impending safety or mechanical concerns, but by no means appeared to be looking to sell me on added services. Bonus points for a well mannered friendly shop dog. I will definitely return here if I need anything else done while I am in this area.

Review №12

Joe was so helpful with fixing my car. I was driving through town when my car started acted funny. Joe got me right in!! Fast, fair, and very good. I definitely recommend him! 5 stars!

Review №13

I am new to town, a single mother who relocated here from New York a few months ago. It is extremely valuable to have a mechanic I can trust. I swung by Joe Mellos shop when my cars check engine light had been on for a while and the car was doing some strange things. Joe promptly took the time to give me and the car careful attention and began to assess the problem. Joe and his staff did quality diagnostic work and have found some issues that need to be addressed. I am happy to begin a good relationship with a long-time, trusted provider in the community. Thank you, Joe and staff!

Review №14

Did great job on front end of my truck

Review №15

I have used Joes auto for over 10 years and have been extremely pleased. Joe does great work and stands behind it. He is honest as they come and wont take the job if he cant do it right. Highly recommend him.

Review №16

Took it in for a simple estimate. A week later, without a car. Worst mechanic EVER!

Review №17

First few visits were good experiences, the last few were not so good. Left with a broken truck after two tries. At least its an older truck Im getting rid of...

Review №18

My old Toyota Tacoma isnt pretty. But shes been paid for for almost 20 years and Im going to keep driving her thanks to Joe. Id always gone to the dealer in Eureka, but the last few times it was like they didnt want to work on a truck that old and kept hinting that I should go look at something newer on their lot. Then when my radiator hose failed while I was in Arcata, a friend suggested I call Joe. My Tacoma was a couple of mile from his shop (all the fluid had come out and I didnt want to drive it) and he came out to where I was parked, diagnosed the problem, went and got a new hose and came back with tools to fix it on the spot! Thats service.Since then I always go to Joe. Hes replaced my clutch (for way less than the dealer quoted), fixed my window crank, done my tune-ups and oil changes, fixed a leak in my differential. And best of all, I get to visit his precious dog Kazzi when Im there. Shes the best pooch and Joe is the best wrench.

Review №19

VERY GREEDY!! Took my car in to get a new set of brakes and he wanted way to much money for them, so I told him I was going to go somewhere else. He then CHARGED ME 20$ for him putting my car up on the lift to look at my brakes. Money hungry smiley glad hand if you ask me. Oh and before we even talked about a price he explained to me that if the brakes or roaders malfunctioned, its not his fault and that I would have to pay for everything to get redone myself. He definitely covers his hind on making sure he gets all of his money!p.s. the dog had NO water in water bowl.. gave the sweet pooch some of my own

Review №20

One of the best repair shops if been to they really know what there doing thanks Joe

Review №21

Absolute worst mechanic in town. Could not recall any details about the repairs he made to my vehicle, was actively rude to customers while at the shop. Seems like an amateur mechanic despite his age

Review №22

Joe took care of our busted oil pan super quick and literally came in $200 less expensive than another local shop.

Review №23

Best shop in town with great staff and an awesome shop dog to play with

Review №24

Honest, reliable, fair and he makes em run. Recommend highly

Review №25

So this doesn’t even deserve a 1 Star.... it deserves 0 stars.... I came in for an oil change, and my oil pan ended up becoming cracked, but it wasn’t before... also, he was also very rude and when I went back to complain he didn’t know what I was talking about. Also tried saying he didn’t do an oil change on my type of car.. also didn’t give a receipt either..

Review №26

Horrible service. Very arrogant owner.

Review №27

Fair and fast

Review №28

Great and fast service,

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3.6 Rating
  • Address:601 I St, Arcata, CA 95521, United States
  • Site:
  • Phone:+1 707-822-6004
  • Auto repair shop
  • Auto radiator repair service
  • Auto tune up service
  • Brake shop
  • Mechanic
  • Muffler shop
  • Oil change service
  • Radiator repair service
  • Radiator shop
  • Transmission shop
Working hours
  • Monday:9am–4:30pm
  • Tuesday:9am–4:30pm
  • Wednesday:9am–4:30pm
  • Thursday:9am–4:30pm
  • Friday:Closed
  • Saturday:Closed
  • Sunday:9am–4:30pm
  • Wheelchair-accessible entrance:Yes
  • Oil change:Yes
  • Mechanic:Yes
  • Appointments recommended:Yes
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