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Pal's Sudden Service

101 Alexis Dr, Bristol, VA 24202-5973
+1 276-645-6168
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (3 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
101 Alexis Dr, Bristol, VA 24202-5973
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Th Hot Dogs Are some of the best including Nathans I ate at Coney Island 2 weeks ago. you no NYC They have become a fast food place

Thank DavidVa1
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I don't normally stop at a drive thru but when the place has a giant burger and fries on the top you have to take a look. This is definitely one of the best burgers I have ever been handed through a drive thru window....More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews, saw it ranked 16th in Bristol but since we were right at its location we took the risk. Very good burgers, fast service, attentive order taker, so far it's a win. The menu is small and since speed is the order of...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Pals is Americana! They have the greatest fries. My favorite lunch is their ham sandwich, fries, & a sweet tea. Oh sweet tea! (They know their customers,too. Someone from our office goes every morning for 6 teas - 2 sweet, 2 halfs, 2 peach -...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Do not pass the quirky turquoise hotdog building! Best French fries anywhere! They are called Frenchie Fries. Beware, there is a specific way to order. "Hotdog" =hotdog,mustard &chili Plain hot dog with ketchup hot dog hold the mustartd= hot dog with chili and onions For...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Wow, never thought I would enjoy a little drive thru place like this but the food was so good, had a great breakfast of Country ham biscuits and cheddar rounds, service was fast and friendly, will be back!

Thank HunBun7208
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Pals pretty much beats every fast food place around the area. I always get the chipped ham an cheese, frenchie fry and gotta have a sweet tea with lemon...but everything I've tasted is very good and the staff is always friendly. Enjoy!

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Pal's is just terrific, both in terms of its unique, eye-catching architecture and its menu. No restaurant seating here--just a well-oiled drive-thru, affording hungry patrons with great fast food, from their iconic chili bun to the delicious sauce burger and sweet tea. Highly recommended, particularly...More

Thank M. M
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This place is NOT fancy, but the line was out the driveway at 5:55 pm! DQ down the way had 2 cars... We were at the order window in literally 1 minute. Ordered in a minute, we are slow....$7.76 for Big Pal and 2 sauceburgers....More

Thank momwho
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The building catches your eye when you drive by. The food is awesome! My family and I stopped in a grabbed some burgers and shakes and loved it. Everything was fresh and tasted great.

Thank Steffan B
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  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Alexis Dr, Bristol, VA 24202-5973
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 276-645-6168
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