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Red's Root Beer

813 S Kalamazoo St, Paw Paw, MI 49079-9230
+1 269-657-8725
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“apple sauce” (7 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Fast food
813 S Kalamazoo St, Paw Paw, MI 49079-9230
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Red's is a great little drive in, with a nice family environment. If he's there, he'll even come up to every vehicle and thank you personally. If I had any complaints, it would be that it gets hard to hear the music that is playing...More

1  Thank osufan27
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We stopped the first time for the fun of it and now make regular visits. The waitress were quick and courteous and the root beer was really good. The food has always been delivered promptly and tastes good. we even took our eight year old...More

Thank Ed F
Reviewed 29 November 2017

If you are reading this, try their olive burger, it has a gos savoury taste to it. Their applesauce and fries are a must.

Thank LUKE M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

So I didn't live in the 1950s but I think I have found what a true drive in diner should be like. Red himself came out to share his passion for great food, fresh ingredients, and of course homemade root beer. He promised we would...More

Thank Phil743
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an old time carhop experience. The server was prompt and courteous, and the Chicago dog was on point. The root beer was a little flat, but that’s how it goes. The fries were super crispy, just how I prefer. Would definitely go...More

Thank cjwoods1
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The root beer was just like you want it to be--delicious! Service and food quality was also spot on.

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is truly a hidden gem! It a complete throwback to another time period with incredible service, real home made root beer that is by far the best I've ever had! Not to mention an owner (red) that truly enjoys what he still does. Yes...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Love the drive in style and being greeted by "Red" the owner. They have some great hot dogs and lots of character. Their root beer is a bit flat, which is the reason for the four stars vs five stars. Cheap eats, great service, decent...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful root beer, food, service and good prices. They are always busy but play 60's music so time passes quickly. You can eat in your car or sit at a picnic table or go through the drive through. It is a fun place to go

Thank jeangregorywh
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I'm from Chicago. And reds have great hot dogs. And great root beer. And great service. And owner so nice and friendly. Must go too.

1  Thank carol b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 813 S Kalamazoo St, Paw Paw, MI 49079-9230
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  Paw Paw
  • Phone Number: +1 269-657-8725
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