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The Eagle Drive-In

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4224 S. Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801
1 417.623.2228
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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fly like anEagle

Visiting from NY to Joplin to see our 4 grandkids and celebrate the youngest (age 2) b-day,the 10 of us reserved the Eagle for dinner. Food was fresh and very tasty with excellent service from start to finish. Don't be put off by the simple roadside exterior,but venture inside where you'll be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
GW13andPatsy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Visiting from NY to Joplin to see our 4 grandkids and celebrate the youngest (age 2) b-day,the 10 of us reserved the Eagle for dinner. Food was fresh and very tasty with excellent service from start to finish. Don't be put off by the simple roadside exterior,but venture inside where you'll be warmly greeted and pleasantly surprised.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Surprising menu for all types of people. The Burgers are fantastic and the Chili is hard to beat. Throw in a couple of cold beers this is a good value for a quality meal.

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We tried dinner (Prime Rib) which they are known for - it just wasnt a good match to our tastes. But the Burgers and fries with the different sauces are awesome.

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Carthage, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This restaurant has unique food offerings such as the type of burgers and main dishes. The salad was delicious with their original salad dressing.

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Joplin, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Yes, the Eagle Drive In i a little small, but that's also a good thing. Excellent food and excellent service are worth waiting for. Drinks are fabulous too"

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Joplin, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Sadly I will not be going back to the Eagle drive in. I had such high hopes when I got a glimpse of the menu. I took my kids. We waited over an hour on a Friday for dinner. My kids were both upset that their steaks were cold. I ordered a burger which was served hot. My fries were... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Excellent restaurant. Food is always fresh and I enjoyed the lamb burger. When you feel like eating some different fast food, this is the place

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Lenexa, KS
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88 reviews 88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We really enjoyed our meal, as the food we ordered was great. I don't know how long it took for us to get our food, but it was at least 30 minutes but probably closer to 40 minutes. Painfully slow but it was good.

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Oklahoma
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106 reviews 106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is my second time eating here. Both times the food was delicious and well worth the price. This time it seemed our wait was forever. It took over 30 minutes to get our food. Granted they were somewhat busy, but it still seemed like longer than it should have been. I got the #6 burger, which was elk meat,... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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127 reviews 127 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When we pulled up, I could tell my husband was somewhat skeptical. I told him the place has great reviews, so we went in. We quickly were greeted, seated and brought drinks. Both of us ordered burgers. I had the mushroom and swiss burger, and my husband the cheeseburger. We also both chose the hand-cut french fries. The burgers are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4224 S. Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: 1 417.623.2228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eclectic

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