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Gordy's HI Hat Drive-Inn

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415 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1149
(218) 879-6125
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 71
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 4
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing burgers

A great place for great burgers and fries. Was really crowded but the service was fast. It was a great atmospherexample with that old fashion drive-in feel. It was great! A place we will keep coming back to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Sharon D
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Richfield, Minnesota, United States
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Austin, Minnesota
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The service was efficient, fast and friendly even though they were busy. I ordered a burger with a gluten free bun (extra charge even though they don't deduct for the regular bun). Could not order fries because they are not gluten free which leads me to believe they are coated with something. My burger was tasty, but small. Couldn't eat... More 

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Richfield, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A great place for great burgers and fries. Was really crowded but the service was fast. It was a great atmospherexample with that old fashion drive-in feel. It was great! A place we will keep coming back to.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place is a joke and it's time they put a new system in place ! Waited 45 minutes got to counter and every pig in there pushes their way to counter and 1 person (gordy) taking orders. Clearly this place isn't managed correctly. Can't get that hour back and left their with starving kids.

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coy.hays@hescomotor.com
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great local Burger Joint that brings quick service, great quality and the charm of the local's favorite vibe that create an unforgettable experience. We found this gem on social media and expected a long wait when we saw the size of the parking lot. We were pleasantly surprised to experience an almost fast food response with cooked to order taste.... More 

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This place was great, we had burgers and fries and the medium fry was huge! The burgers were really good as well as the onion rings and milk shakes. It was really neat to see Gordy himself writing down orders for the customers. Very personalized feel for a fast food restaurant. A little off the highway but worth the stop!

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Lake City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great drive-in. Fast and good food. After 55 years, Gordy is still here and took our order. He is spunky, a guy asked if something was good; he replied "that is a dump question we wouldn't serve it if it wasn't"!!!

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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Stopped on the way back from duluth. Large portions. Very fast and good. Playground area was nice for the kid. Cool atmosphere.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Such a great old-timey atmosphere! My husband used to eat here when he was growing up in Esko and couldn't wait to take us there on our way back from fishing in Canada. It didn't disappoint, and the prices were fantastic...be advised, it's not open year-round so catch it when you can.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just ate there today! Everything is excellent, but I just noticed that they now have gluten-free buns. My favorite is the fish sandwich. There is enough there for two meals!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had a great meal and the service was awesome. You really need to have the best burgers!! The shakes are delicious and so are the onion rings!!

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Additional Information about Gordy's HI Hat Drive-Inn

Address: 415 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1149
Phone Number: (218) 879-6125
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cloquet
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1149
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cloquet
  • Phone Number: (218) 879-6125

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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