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Wright's Dairy Rite

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American, Diner
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346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
+1 540-886-0435
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10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little place this is!! A legit drive in. Pull into a spot .. Order your meal, ice cream , or shake from what appears to be an original speaker system. Sit back and enjoy the oldies music (embarrass your kids if they are with you). Dinner will be brought to your window!! Just burgers, fries, chicken along... More 

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Thank camper03
Roanoke, VA
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483 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an old fashioned drive-in, complete with car hops in addition to inside dining. The restaurant was established in 1952 and still operates with old fashioned principles. Good food and great desserts. Prices seemed a bit high for a drive in, but it was still a great experience.

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Thank Hokiechip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was terrible,cold and not what we ordered and the manager was terrible at keeping his customer's happy

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Gibsonia
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174 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a recent visit to see our daughter in Virginia, we decided to stop at Wright's Dairy-Rite in Staunton. The restaurant sits on busy Greenville Ave., about a half mile outside of the business district, with ample free parking. The restaurant offers both car hop and eat-in/order at the counter service. On this cold day, we decided to eat in.... More 

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Thank Twistedintheburgh
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254 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

With an old school menu and phones to order, you just can't miss this place. The chocolate shake was better for the ambience and friendly service

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Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Staunton, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Want an egg salad sandwich like grandma used to make for you? Want to order on the phone from your table? Want to sit in your car and have your meal delivered to you? Want to see what it was like for your parents or grandparents and they went out on a date on Friday night? Lol.... More 

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Thank deanafisher121212
Staunton, Virginia
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192 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Yes, this is one of the few remaining true drive-ins left anywhere. It is exactly as it was in the 1950's. Lots of choices on the menu and terrific shakes. Dine-in or wait in your car!

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Thank gamesray
NC
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Imagine a drive in from the 60s. Car service or that have table service too. You have to use a phone that rings in the kitchen and that's how you order! Don't get in a rush, burgers are thick and take time to cook. The Superburger is delicious and the onion rings may have been the best ever. Sure, it's... More 

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Thank ResqPAC
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Cool, old fashion drive in, has been in operation forever. Chili, not so good. Italian sub Great! Fun place for the family. Or a good place for girlfriends to eat, when no one really wants to get dressed and primp.

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Thank Cynthia M
Richmond, VA
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A visit to Wright's is a peek down memory lane. To a time when burgers and shakes where fresh..never frozen..and made to order. This place hasn't changed much since the 50's when it was first established..heck..they still have the original drive up call boxes where you order from your car!..think sonic..just 60 years ago. Inside the restaurant you will find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-886-0435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?