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Gene's Root Beer

640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
765-642-5768
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Ranked #23 of 127 Restaurants in Anderson
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Brilynn1979
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Everyone is always a buzz when Gene's opens every season. One more confirmation that summer is on its way! It's a cult favorite around here. I'm not much for chili dogs, but they are noted to have the best. I was a little upset when the refills on the mugs were 86'ed. I used to go more frequently for the... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Get the Spanish dog. It is tasty. Since we are not from Anderson, we had friends recommend that we try it sometime. We have visited twice. The Spanish dog has a sauce and cheese on a hot dog. I also enjoy the fried mushrooms. Their root beer is food, but is a little on the "vanilla" side of flavor. It... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The food here is not too expensive,and we always get the gallon of root beer. Definitely the wait until they open in the summer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Buy the ice cream. Best on the menu for the money you pay. Hot dogs taste cheap. Fish has changed... Not good Just not what it used to be at all.

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Anderson, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Slightly overpriced for hotdogs but fun for a change of venue. Staff are always courteous and friendly.

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Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Our party of 2 ordered 3 coney dogs, 2 with cheese. Shouldn't have been that hard right? We received 3 lukewarm dogs. 1 arrived with coney sauce and 2 with cheese. The Root Beer was the best we have ever had traveling the United States.

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Oceanside, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Almost any other root beer stand I have been to is better than this. Peru, IN for example, has two root beer places that are better in a town about 1/4 size as Anderson. The coney sauce really isn't very good.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great local place!! This is a drive-in sort of place only a few tables for outside seating. Gene's has been around for years has the best coney in town!

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Anderson, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Small hotdogs, big prices. Not impressed with the food at all. And the prices are too high for the amount of food that you get.

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Dover, Delaware
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113 reviews 113 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

First discovered Gene's when they had a storefront in the Ball State village in the early 1990s, but had never had the 'original' Gene's drive-in in Anderson until now. Great food, good prices, and friendly waitstaff, complete with the tray hooked on the car window. Looking forward to a return visit on our next trip to Indiana for a frosty... More 

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Additional Information about Gene's Root Beer

Address: 640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
Phone Number: 765-642-5768
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Anderson
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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