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Ace Drive-In

1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
+1 815-726-7741
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good8%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chili” (2 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
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Fast food
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LOCATION
1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to Ace Drive-In 50+ years. The food is so good. Never had a bad meal. The root beer is a must have.

Thank CherylS2216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've lived here my whole life, and never came to Ace! Hubby and I took his son here to try it out. I liked my hoagie and root beer. My stepson liked his shake and chicken tenders. Hubby was disappointed with his burger and chili....More

Thank jjacks70
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Ace drive in is so unique and is great for all ages and is defiantly and experience. Ace is an actual drive in or they do offer picnic benches which is convenient for the messy or little ones.

Thank Cathrine138
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

First time back in over 15 years still just as good as back then root beer is awesome as then however first time @ the tables can't wait to come back again

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Ace drive in has been here for many years. One of the few car hop places left. They have great sandwitches and wonderful cold root beer. It is a throwback to a time when things were much simpler and a family could go out and...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is a classic great stop when ever you're in town. You cannot beat the food and location of the place.

Thank decommman
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are expecting fine dining and white cloth service, you have picked the wrong place. But if you are after the simplest of pleasures, no frills just really well done basics and fantastic root beer, then come over and sit next to me at...More

Thank geoandsusan
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We took our grandkids there to experience a drive in with car hops. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was average and prices ok. It is a very busy place, root beer is delicious and milkshakes great.

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Talk about an old-time drive-in restaurant. That's Ace Drive-In at 1207 Plainfield Road in Joliet, at the corner of Route 30 and Ingalls Avenue. It has been a fixture in Will County since 1949. The Pierson brothers, Rich and Tom, bought the business in 1983...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Yes summer is back. It's so nice to sit at the tables and enjoy a great Berger with onion tins and a frosty mug of wonderful root beer

Thank Old_Sailor_W18
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-726-7741
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