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“Come for the food”

A & W Root Beer Drive-In
Ranked #79 of 508 Restaurants in Modesto
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The nostalgia is what prompted us to pull in. We were just passing through and looking for dinner. The quaintness hooked us but forget that. This was maybe the best fast food style burger I've ever had. I got the double bacon with no cheese. The bacon was thick and flavorful. The veggies fresh and the meat perfectly cooked. The onion rings were way better than expected. In short, this was an awesome find.

Thank millron
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We enjoyed the food and of course the Root Beer,it takes a while for the order because they aren't pre made which is a good thing

Thank Armand S
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We went for only one thing: a frosty (glass) mug of root bear and it absolutely met the need and nostalgic memories.

The place is a bit run down and grungy. But service was quick, personal and cheerful. And the root beer was great on a day with temps at 96 degrees!

PS: they have the old fashioned mugs for sale in various sizes!

Thank momarino143
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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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