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Pappas Drive-In & Family

1103 N Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-6950
(386) 427-0633
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- Jun 19, 2014
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78% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Eustis, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a nice inexpensive place to get food in New Smyrna Beach, two choices car hop or eat in. i took the car hop way.breakfast menu items served all day. i had the cheese burger and fries, get the large soda cause if you dont you cant get free refills if you go car hop. the waitress will tell... More

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

While on vacation, looking for local eateries and hole-in-the-wall places, found this easily on the main road. It looked like a drive-thru, or drive-in type restaurant. You can eat outside in your car and have your food delivered, but there is also an inside dining area. I opted to eat inside. Aside from the annoyance that the restrooms are located... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Well it looks like another day of fishing. Being lazy and retired, I've found it much easier to stop for a meal than cooking it myself. Papas has been here since the beginning of time. There's a reason for it. Good home cooking, fast friendly service , and a clean family environment. I've never been disappointed here, neither will you.... More

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Breakfast. Delicious. Lunch. Delicious. Dinner. Delicious. Don't pass up the chicken n dumplings if it's on the special board..like homemade! Yummy, filling breakfast. Killer sandwiches or hot plate meals for lunch. Go. To Pappa's. You won't be disappointed. Take a sweater though...it can be chilly in there at times.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My family and I have been going to pappas since we were kids. They have really cleaned the place up and the food comes out fast and tastes great. The service indoors on the other hand was horrible! Server was very attentive seating us and taking our order, then never came back. I stopped her and asked her to bring... More

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Decatur, Indiana
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had our 4 young teenage girls with us. When we walked in, it was definitely patronized by an older generation, but we knew it must be good because of this! Good food and price. Friendly staff and owner!

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Could not tell you how many times I have driven by this place over the last 15 yrs. Not a resident but visit here often to golf & fish. The week of bike week my friend, his wife & I thought we would give it a try. Diner type atmosphere & home cooked meals. This night they were having prime... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a small restaurant with curb-side or eat-in service. They have early-bird specials for less than $5.00, not including the beverage. Food is good. Portions are reasonable. Prices are VERY reasonable. Lots of choices on the menu. You must arrive before 5 p.m. to guarantee a place to sit. Parking is limited, but there is room in at the... More

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New Smyrna Beach, FL
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Pappas is on north US 1 in New Smyrna, a simple building with no frills. Sit at a table or the counter. The menu includes burgers, subs, sandwiches, salads, and "family" dinners. Fried chicken is $6.95 for 4 pieces of chicken and 2 sides. Just a plain old-fashioned meal with drinks, including beer. Prices are very reasonable, with the family... More

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Naples, FL
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181 reviews 181 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We pulled up and were hoping to find a blast from the past memory maker. Instead we got indifferent servers at the carside, slow food delivery, the wrong order, and the food was nothing special. Best hamburgers? Not what we had. The special event? After bringing us the wrong order and delivery our shake to another car, they took the... More

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