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Big A Rootbeer Drive In

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810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
+1 530-273-3243
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10:30 - 21:00
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Grass Valley, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You really can drive in (under cover, no great scenery) and have your order brought to the car - or eat indoors in the cafe. The burgers are the beefiest, greasy, tasty burgers, with a huge choice of toppings. Fries are yummy, shakes are handmade. Other food choices too (wraps, etc). Hearty portions. Not quite fast food, but not slow... More 

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Thank GrassValleyMe
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295 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for some lunch and all had burgers. The beef burger my son had was juicy and good. We had veggie burgers and they were ok. The service was great and the fries were cooked to perfection. They have a variety of sandwiches and burgers and shakes you can order. Neat little place in the Grass Valley area.

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Thank Allison C
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food is awesome, the selection way above average, the wait time minimal but the pricing a little high for a burger. There is a wide selection, but the price for two for lunch could easily reach $25. The burgers a consistently are voted the best in town and their shakes are to die for. Be prepared to spend a... More 

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Thank Dave K
paradise ca.
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here two or three's since the first of the year.The food and drinks have very good each time.The service has been very good and fast each time.The root beer is same of the best I have had.We will be stoping here again when in town.

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Thank Jesse D
Grass Valley, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been inthis restaurant to eat on several occasions. I have always come expecting the food to be good as it is rated Best in the area for burgers. i found the burgers to be less than average each time.

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Thank pamkesler
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This place is not your everyday burger joint. This is where you go for quality like on diners,drive ins, and dives. The best burgers in the world. The best cooks the best service. This little place is where you go to pig out on the best Pesto fries in the world. This puts every burger joint to shame.

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Thank Aundrea D
Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today while headed to Sacramento. The burgers were delicious. Garlic fries were extremely garlicky-- covered with loads of fresh minced garlic. If you love garlic, don't miss them. Pesto fries are also worth a try. Root beer is served in large glass mugs-- seemed like most folks who stopped in while we were there had a root... More 

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Thank Ccjello
Nevada City, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016

what can you say about a drive-in that looks, feels and TASTES like a drive-in should . They even have the speakers outside so you can pull in and get your meal delivered at the car ... Everyone who works there seems to be happy to be there , and are truly welcoming and warm. Menu's huge and varied ,... More 

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Thank debodulac
Penn Valley, California
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

So glad they finally upgraded and redid the inside. The kids generally do very well with the food and service. The Philly cheesesteak sandwich is very good, good fries and excellent root beer! Oh and you can still drive up and have carside service!

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Thank SatinBow
Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Draft root beer is the feature here, and it is fantastic. Tastes like the root beer I used to get as a child at a similar drive in restaurant, now closed. Food is a notch better than standard fast food, and they have gluten free buns for their burgers and sweet potato fries!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-273-3243

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