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Burger Master Drive In

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8439 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4309
+1 865-448-8408
11:00 - 22:00
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great. You go to the order window and order from what looks like a 1950s menu and then pick up your order at the next window. Then you pick an empty place at their big picnic tables and enjoy the food, the "oldies but goodies" music, and the fellowship of your fellow diners. Great hamburgers, hot dogs,... More 

Thank Bjaya
Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Have been stopping to get ice cream at this little place for years, but last summer we had not eaten, so ordered food also. It was GREAT! The burgers and hot dogs really hit the spot! Also, my husband and grandkids were impressed with the friendliness, AND patience from the employees. There was a long line, but it moved quickly... More 

Thank Memommy9
Knoxville, TN
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A place that reminds me of my childhood. We called them dairy bars in Mississippi. The family that owns and runs it are so nice even when the line is to the highway. I live the chocolate sundays and my husband loves the banana splits. It's really a special treat!

Thank Nita2418
Dickson, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Good place to stop for a good quick lunch and ice cream. Reminds me of simpler times and lazy days. juicy burgers and old fashion ice cream.

Thank mrobi19582
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Everything I have had here is amazing. The catfish is my favorite and I love the fries. Eating outside is great since it's only open during the warmer months.

Thank Lauren O
Terry, Mississippi
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this little restaurant because it was kind of like 'back in the day' vibe, playing 50's music and the atmosphere. The fried cheese sticks are phenomenal! I'm guessing they are homemade but not certain. The ice cream cone quantity is unreal! Definitely get your money's worth on that. The only reason I gave 4 stars is because we... More 

Thank mrserwin101114
Savannah, Tennessee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We love to visit here! We stop here everytime we are in Townsend ... Have never had anything bad here ... From cheeseburgers to ice cream. We got ice cream every night while we were there!!! Make sure of their fall and winter hours before you go....

Thank Michelle C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We got into town late and couldn't find anywhere that could accommodate our large party, so I called these guys and they told us to come on. They were super friendly and the food was delicious !We loved eating outside😁

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great place for family that do not want to mess with alot of overpriced food. Do it youself and it burgers and hotdogs are hot and ready guickly.

Thank Kathleen B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stop here often when we are in Tennessee for ice cream. This place is always busy and the burgers are good as well. A great place for kids and pets.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8439 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4309
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-8408

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