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H & W Family Drive In

121 W 16th Street, Merced, CA 95340
(209) 722-8595
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Ranked #10 of 142 restaurants in Merced
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Most recent review
- Apr 3, 2014
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English first
Chowchilla, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Love this find. Food is always great, service is always friendly, we make it a point to eat here often. Sitting at the tables during the summer is always a treat. The French burger is the best!!!

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Palo Alto, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I'm no so sure about the food...I had just one small burger. Really neat and clean shaded patio in the back, with varnished wood picnic tables. Cool!

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Merced, California, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Old fashion outdoor restaurant. Go up to the window. Order. Comes out great. Burgers and more. Very good and inexpensive too. Check out the Collectible store next door while you're there.

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Merced, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great drive in. Good burgers, especially the Guacamole Burger. Fries are great, both regular and curly. Nice waitresses...friendly and fast. Good place to stop for a great lunch while out and about.

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Los Angeles
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Felt like we'd gone back in time... price-wise, too. Got a double bacon cheese burger for under four bucks. But the real attraction is the home-made root beer. Smooth and sweet.

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Northern California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

While looking for a lunch stop with easy access along Hwy 99, I came across an article on another website for this place. (google for pictures) We stopped there yesterday, and it was wonderful. The homemade root beer was the best. Haven't tasted anything like that in a long time. And the seasoned fries were hot and crisp on the... More

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Merced
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96 reviews 96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

H&W is a family owned restaurant in Merced CA. You can drive in and stay in your car and have a carhop serve you. So much fun to share with the grandkids that have never seen a drive-in restaurant of the past. Good food too!

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Merced, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

You couldn't get better service or hamburgers and fries anywhere else in Merced. This is a family owned Drive In and very popular with the locals.

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Merced, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

great spot for a quick hamburger if you're trying to avoid a franchise chain. they brew their own rootbeer and serve seasoned fries.

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