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Big A Rootbeer Drive In

810 East Main Street, Grass Valley, CA
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Went with the family on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Very sweet, strong vanilla flavored root beer. I loved it but my wife thought it was too sweet. I had the Polynesian burger...it was quite possibly one of the best burgers I've ever had!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The owner Jim has brought back the "Old Fashioned" burger. The customer service is very friendly, and the food is outstanding!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Did not get what I ordered. 6.00 dollars for a half of a glass malt. asked why and the girl said thats all you get and I said for 6.00 dollars I should get a full glass. She had no care in the world! Just a bunch of young people that dont care! Posted this on Nevada County Peeps on... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Been twice now and both times we've had Great food. Burgers are awesome, staff is friendly, and the homemade root beer is the best I've had since I was a kid (even better as a float).

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Grass Valley, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The remodel they have done has made the place a fun and authentic 50's style diner. The food is great, everything is well worth the price. The burgers are always cooks and seasoned perfect as is the chicken, the shakes are hand made, and there is a huge variety of appetizers. Also make sure to check out their breakfast, they... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Jump back to the 50's. This place has the old school car window service. The menu is very big, though some items may be a little over price. I ordered the mushroom cheeseburger and shared pesto garlic fries with my wife. Those fries were awesome. I'll be back for just those. The burger was ok, but messy. I mean real... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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275 reviews 275 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Found this place by accident, but we will definitely go back if we're ever in the neighborhood. My husband had the steak lovers burger and I had the Sonoran burger, both of which were very good made with fresh ingredients and cooked to perfection. We also shared a small order of fries which also were very good. I really liked... More 

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Nevada City, California
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Every time this place changes owners, it gets farther away from being an A+W Root Beer franchise. Which is what it was in the beginning. Don' waste your money !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Love love love the food, but the younger generation of employees that work here need some more training in customer service. Understandable, they are young, but boy has the work ethic and attitudes changed over the last 20 years!!!

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Leucadia, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Homeade Rootbeer!!!! What more do you need? Awesome burgers, fries, corn dogs. Old school style-Love it! Fun with the kids.

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Additional Information about Big A Rootbeer Drive In

Address: 810 East Main Street, Grass Valley, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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