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“A Piece Of Nostalgia ”

A & W Root Beer Drive-In
Ranked #68 of 525 Restaurants in Modesto
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is the drive in referenced by George Lucas in the movie American Graffiti so there is history there. The food is awesome and the root beer is a must get . . . And it's served in a frosted mug (if you eat there). They even still have car hops on skates. Do yourself a favor and give this place a try.

Thank Ray L
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

A Hot August Nights tradition! Nostalgic location and decor. Car Hops on roller skates, indoor dining, chili cheese fries, burgers and of course freshly made root beer. This place is a must at least once. Great for families and dates.

Thank Amber G
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Took my daughter here to experience the nostalgic car hop service. The food was great...love their freezes!! Only problem was trying to figure out what to do with the tray once we were done.

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

The A&W on G St. is like walking back 50 years ago. The atmosphere is great, the people friendly and wonderful HOT food. No cold fries here and nice portions. The tomato, lettuce and onions were fresh and crisp. The history on the wall was interesting and took you back to a simple time when all you cared about was enough gas to cruise around town

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Thank Catherine L
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Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

This place is something everyone should see if you come to Modesto. The movie American Graffiti was all about Modesto Ca cruising the streets in the 50's. This A and W is what was represented in the movie. They still have the waitress on Roller skates and an old Jukebox. Food is good too.

Thank Tcard2013
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