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Hayden Drive-In

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807 W Maud St, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901-4901
573-785-4705
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yum!!!

One of my favorites in town. Never disappointed with anything. The pink lemonade is beyond awesome and with a double burger and fried pickles you can't go wrong

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
DeanHelmers
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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

One of my favorites in town. Never disappointed with anything. The pink lemonade is beyond awesome and with a double burger and fried pickles you can't go wrong

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I think people like this place because their parents liked this place. Other than the pink lemonade, nothing really stands out to me.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Been going to Haydens for 50+ years...love the memories. Never hit town without a stop. Love the BBQ, extra sauce, and a giant pink lemonade. Friendly service, inside or out at the same window opened as a "drive" in! Never go without seeing someone or something from my past.

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very cool little BBQ spot. The sauce is great, and the meat was cook well. Not the best I've had by a long shot, but I wasn't disappointed. They had shirts and signs talking about their famous lemonade, so that's what I got. Watch out it is incredibly sweet! I ended up watering mine down, a lot. I did like... More 

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Hayden's BBQ sauce is awesome, sweet, tangy, spicy a lot like a Carolina sauce. The BBQ is really good, however for the price of the sandwiches; they are very skimpy on the meat.

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Brevard, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We happened into Poplar Bluff at lunch time and decided to try to find an interesting place to eat. We came across Hayden's sitting off the beaten path, and we definitely weren't disappointed. The restaurant is in great condition, yet it looks like it is straight out of the 1950s. We just ordered a basic burger and fries, but this... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Famed lemonade stand : Not a bad stop for a little small town flavor... the flavor is that of a melted cherry popsicle, not really lemonade. It is good, but very sweet ( and this coming from someone who likes sweet) The food was good, so your reason to stop should be to soak up some small town charm, tradition,... More 

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Albertville, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

On the way home from the Ozark River, we drove through Poplar Bluff and checked my TA app to find some good BBQ. I enjoy sampling this staple in as many places as possible, as every area has their own pin on it. We ordered some sandwiches (no slaw on mine, ever, thank you), and we're pleased with the quick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My mother grew up in Poplar Bluff and when my daughter and husband and myself come to town to visit relatives, we always stop in. I have eaten barbeque in many cities and areas and nothing compares to Haydens. It is a lot better than all these so called bbq places that have gone into the cities over the last... More 

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is one of my local favorites. Everything is good, but the pink lemonade is unbelievably awesome! That alone is worth the stop.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 807 W Maud St, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Poplar Bluff
  • Phone Number: 573-785-4705

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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