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Hungry Onion Drive-In

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334 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2706
+1 208-888-0051
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Boise, Idaho
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A throw back to the 50's with carhops coming out to take your order. Typical fast food fare of burgers, hot dogs etc. Surprisingly good ice cream. One of my favourites is their three piece chicken dinner. Comes with slice of toast, fries and couple of onion rings. A little pricy though. Generally sets me back almost $10 to eat... More 

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Thank Curtis M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stomach hurt from all the grease that was present in everything we ate. My husband liked the "gut bomb", but I hated it.

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Thank Diana G
Meridian, Idaho
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Such a cool place to visit. Pull up in your car and order from the carhop. All kinds of yummy food! Just a GREAT experience!

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Thank 42tammyr
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The place has the best burgers in Idaho. Don't let looks fool you. It's a dive and the tables will put splinters in your rear...but get the house special and order on of their custom drinks like the Scotch and Soda ...it's OK...it's a fountain drink custom. It's not uncommon to see a kid ride up on a horse or... More 

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Thank Rob A
Meridian
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

A local institution, the Hungry Onion serves classic drive in fare in a classic drive in place. The food is not outstanding but it is good. The drive in experience beats Sonic for authenticity but the lot is small and the awning is low, no jacked up vehicles here. It is a great place to stop in and get some... More 

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Thank KanakaHaole
Meridian, Idaho
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

If you are looking for a REAL drive-in, Hungry Onion is the place to go eat. I am not sure when it originally opened, but I have been eating yummy food there since the 1960's! They still have car hops - great personal service - and they make all the fun drinks we remember from 'back in the say' .... More 

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Thank TLynn737
Kuna, Idaho
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I eat here once a month or so. The Big Hungry Burger is always good and plenty big. Onion rings are excellent, tater tots always good too.

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Thank K P
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

I make it a point to hit drive ins when I am on the road. Authentic Drive Ins. This is one. Big burgers with onion rings, brought out to your car, replete with tray. Beautiful day in Meridian and the Burger was , well, a burger. They drop a hunk of ham in there, just in case. A classic experience.... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We've been back a few times now and every time we go, we try something different. This place doesn't disappoint, but only if you're not worried about your cholesterol or fatty food intake! Their burgers are awesome! No, they're not fat-free, these things are made to have flavor! The Andy burger is fantastic! That slice of ham in there just... More 

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Boise, ID
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I feel I said enough here in my title. You don't find drive up, face-to-face service anywhere. Plus it is, or at least seems, very local which I like giving into the local community. We were shocked. I give 5 stars not just for food which was good enough for a hungry family, but friendly smiley, quick service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2706
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: +1 208-888-0051

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?