Eating at Carlson’s is like a wonderful step back in time. The hot dogs and root beer are the best and are still served by car hops. I have been a frequent customer (at least 2 times a week) for more than 50 years. I...More
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Remember the CRUZIN' days of yore? Well this place reaches all the way back into time; so DRIVE IN and get yourself a dog and a root beer and enjoy!
This drive-in did not live up to the rave reviews I have read. Portions were tiny, the fried cheese cubes and fried cauliflower were both worse than having eaten nothing, and both my friend and I left hungry having ordered over $20 worth of food....More
We took a bike ride with our 2 young grandsons to Carlson's Rootbeer Stand for their delicious homemade Rootbeer! It is such a wonderful treat on a warm summer day. The boys get so excited. We love sitting on the picnic tables and eating hotdogs,...More
just sayin...the food seems somewhat stale....I didnt blame them for my tooth...who can afford lawyers anymore....but I wont go back ...it seems the glory days of hot dog stands are over.....sad
Great Hot Dogs and Root Beer Our server Amanda was Awesome Super Friendly and helpful. Good family place. Can't wait to go back. This place has been here for many years. We always stop there when were in Michigan City. Remember though "cash only".
This has been a family favorite for many generations! Favorites include the chili cheese dog and onion rings. The grilled chicken sandwich is good too!
A visit to MC is never complete without a trip (or two) to Carlson's! The ice cold root beer is a must and I love that they still hang the tray on your window when you "dine-in" (which means eating in your car!). We were...More
Styled after 50's/60's Drive in with carhops. Food is just as expected.. Root Beer is made on site. Mr Herman is one of the nicest proprietors I have seen.