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Hungry Onion Drive-In

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334 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2706
208-888-0051
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Get your Grease on! in a good way...makes them onion rings CRUNCHY!

I went solo and got a Bronco Billy burger, yes for those of you that don't know, Clint Eastwood filmed Bronco Billy here in Meridian and the surrounding area and used this place for a scene. The burger was very good, bacon crisp, fresh ingredients, better than any fast food burger around here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Chris T
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I went solo and got a Bronco Billy burger, yes for those of you that don't know, Clint Eastwood filmed Bronco Billy here in Meridian and the surrounding area and used this place for a scene. The burger was very good, bacon crisp, fresh ingredients, better than any fast food burger around here. The onion rings were awesome, greasy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Traveling through and stopped for a quick bite. ... I had to go back for another order of onion rings because my husband ate all mine.

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Salem, Oregon
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24 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There were four of us who decided we were hungry as we were passing The Hungry Onion Drive-In in Meridian. We remembered seeing it in the movie Bronco Billy with Clint Eastwood. One had a taco burger, one had a hamburger, one had a cheese burger and one had a grilled cheese. We split an order of tater tots. We... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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85 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I'm impressed that this little drive in has made it into the 21st century...well, maybe surprised is a better term. I stopped there for a late lunch last week and had a carhop show up at my window after sitting for a couple minutes. She wasn't exactly friendly, but took my order. I got a grilled cheese, fries and a... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Want to travel back in time? This is your drive-in from the 50's. I should know...it's been mine since I can remember. I no longer live in the state, but a recent visit back home and a burger, fries and an old scotch & soda, brought me back to my high school days! Roll down your window, car-hop service! Fry... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The Hungry Onion is a little Drive-In/Diner that harkens back to the old Car Hop days. It's small, in need of some cleaning and updating, but overall, just what you'd expect for an older burger joint. For an independent, locally owned mainstay of Meridian, it's cute and inviting. It's got personality. Just as a note: There is no indoor seating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The Hungry Onion has been one of my favorite drive-ins around, The carhop service is great. They also have amazing mini corndogs home made!

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

The food is your typical fast food. Good portions for the price. Sometimes the service is not too hot. Have waited for five minutes and finally had to knock on the window and they were not even busy.

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Meridian
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Pretty decent food. A little slow though. Good flavored drinks. A Meridian landmark for a long time.

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Meridian, Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

The local people are just doing it right. Girls are always smiling and nice when they take your order. It comes out fairly quick, you know it is not pre-warmed garbage. Always cooked just right and plenty of fries. Love this old place.

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Address: 334 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2706
Phone Number: 208-888-0051
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian

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  • Address: 334 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2706
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: 208-888-0051

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