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Botsford Drive-In

282 S. Main St., Route 25, Newtown, CT 06470
+1 203-426-4279
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average33%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
25 Jun 2017
“Horrible food. Incompetent clowns”
18 Jan 2017
“A great little local spot”
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Fast food, American
282 S. Main St., Route 25, Newtown, CT 06470
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

How many teenagers does it take to make terrible food. Roughly 8 The lobster meat in the lobster roll tastes off (old and bad) hopefully we don't get sick. The cheese sauce for the Texas fried was refrigerator temperature. The cod sandwich was the.lowest possible...More

Thank widgetman4ever
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

First off, take a look at this place- you shouldn't be expecting a five-star gourmet meal at a side of the road hot dog joint. But my family has been coming here for years and we recently managed to get my wife hooked, too! It's...More

Thank Ray O
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I stopped by and ordered through the drive thru. Ordered a vanilla milkshake w chocolate syrup $4.25. I waited 15 minutes and as I drove away sipped it it was really just flavored milk. No thickness to it. I didn't go back because I didn't...More

Thank cabocathy1
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent cheeseburger and friendly customer service. A great local place for lunch on the go quality meats and fresh toppings. highly recommend!!! Can't wait to go back again :)

Thank rockdef d
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We felt like a hot dog and had never stopped at the Botford Drive-in, I can't say it was awful but there is room for improvement.

Thank robstainedglass
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Tiny dive place. Girlfriend ordered a jumbo hot dog with only sauerkraut and it was as good as she expected it to be. I ordered a cod sandwich and it was smaller than I expected. Taste-wise, it was just fine. Spudsters aka fried mashed potatoes...More

Thank AtnierR
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Lived in newtown almost 15 years so ive been going to jumbo dogs forever and will always enjoy trips there. Always awesome to take a break from skating the skatepark during the summer and head over to jumbo dogs with the homies and sit outside...More

Thank tom c
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I stopped here and they have an unusual drive-thru. You pull up to the window and order and it takes some time. The food is at best average. The hot dogs are mostly meal and have little flavor.

Thank Virginia V
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Well, I had been going by for years without stopping, I was hungry so I made the turn in. Got a couple of burgers with fried onions and fries. This place is better than I remembered. I will stop in again. On a 1-10 scale,...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Stopped for lunch this week and tried two dogs. The Texas dog with mustard, onions and chili was quite good. Chili has some character but I would call it mild. The other was my standard dog test version - sauerkraut only. Also good. Dogs were...More

Thank dchemist
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  • Address: 282 S. Main St., Route 25, Newtown, CT 06470
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-426-4279
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