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Ford's Drive In

5028 Lake Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64504-1119
+1 816-238-1573
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good58%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“cheese balls” (2 reviews)
“tenderloin” (5 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
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5028 Lake Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64504-1119
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

I found out about this place when on a trip with the family of a high school friend. Her dad pulled into Ford's and I questioned the place. It wasn't new and shiny. But it beats any fast food place, hands down. I introduced my...More

Thank farmerbrownsdaughter
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Been going here since I was a kid. 50 years but with name changes it's still the same place. Always a good time. Get the onion rings and a malt.

Thank cvaughn62
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

All American burger fast food diner! Burgers, fish sandwiches, tenderloins, fries, onion rings, malts, shakes, funnel cakes, etc. An oldie but a goodie in Saint Joseph, Missouri!

Thank Maggie2a
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I've been past this place thousands of times and recently decided to try it out. The special of the day was their pork tenderloin, so I ordered that with a small order of cheese balls and a drink. Firstly, the pork tenderloin was a pork...More

Thank Ge0rgetravels
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Wow found this little place driving thru town and very vintage like the 50s. Loved it so stopped and ordered and prics are like from 50s too. Old fashioned food and old fashioned prices. Staff was great and friendly and they cooked to my order....More

Thank JDD800
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I saw this place driving to work so later in the day we stopped in to grab a bite to eat . I got the cheeseburger and cheese balls . oh so good ! Even went back the next day ! I will be back...More

Thank AJ P
Reviewed 4 September 2014

When working in St Joseph we usually eat at Fords. You can Have a good meal at a very reasonable price. They are very freindly and have good service. I have eaten at all the fast food places along that street and none even compare...More

Thank brad s
Reviewed 3 February 2014

I was looking forward to trying the tenderloin sandwich. Placed my order with fries. Received my food and the tenderloin tasted and had the consistency of something that was processed, frozen, put into a box and stored in a freezer. The people couldn't have been...More

Thank culinarylingual
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Went Sunday to watch the end of the Chiefs game and eat - stepped in and could smell smoke - looked around and say a smoker inside the restaurant - I am pretty sure it was an employee because she had on a Ford's shirt...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 24 November 2012

My brother recommended Ford's while in St. Joseph for black friday shopping. It's quite a bit off the beaten path, but so worth it. They offer the basics, like cheeseburges, tenderloins, fries, and wings. The day we visited they had a double cheeseburger for $1.19....More

2  Thank Kelly K
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
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 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5028 Lake Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64504-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-238-1573
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