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Ricky's Drive-In West

497 E Blackstock Rd., Spartanburg, SC
+1 864-587-7440
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Ranked #180 of 280 Restaurants in Spartanburg
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Hot Dogs
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Description: Serving the Spartanburg community for OVER 50 YEARS!!!! The best homemade chili, with a kick! Hot Dogs...Burgers...Homemade Onion Rings...And more...Great Service with Great Food at a Great Price!! This is a Ricky Clayton Original. Still family owned and operated. WE LOVE OUR CUSTOMERS!!!
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Loved this place! South Carolina knows how to do hotdogs for sure. Can't find a good hotdog in Chattanooga - they either don't have any flavor or they are so huge you have to eat them with a knife and a fork. These were perfect in every way :)

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David C, Owner at Ricky's Drive-In West, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit! I'm glad you enjoyed the hot dogs and onion rings. My dad started the restaurant in 1968. We've been going strong ever since. Hope you can come back and visit us again. David More 

south carolina
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is some of the worst food I have ever eaten anywhere. Stay away. We had a cheeseburger and a tuna sandwich and both were greasy and flavorless.

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David C, Owner at Ricky's Drive-In West, responded to this review

Very sorry for your bad experience here. We strive for excellent food and beyond excellent customer service. I'm not sure why your food was so unacceptable. I wish you had spoken to one of our managers. Again, I'm very sorry. More 

Budapest, Hungary
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Growing up in Spartanburg I have eaten at Ricky's dozens of times over the years. I moved away a few years ago and when in Spartanburg always stop by Ricky's. I like the hotdogs and fries; they are always hot and fresh. We often get a bologna plate that comes with deep fried bologna, slaw, onions, and pinto beans. We... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Whenever I visit my hometown, I have to go to Rickey's for a chili cheeseburger. This is not a fancy restaurant. There is a varied menu, but I have never tried anything other than the cheeseburgers and hot hogs. My friend likes the hamburger with slaw and light mustard, but I am a cheeseburger with chili, mustard, and onions girl.... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I looked forward to eating here after reading all the glowing reviews, but nostalgia must play a part in others' reviews. The chili on the hot dogs was room temperature. The quality of the hot dog itself could be questioned. The onion rings were extremely greasy, and we left many behind with the fries. Not up to the level of... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Best chilli ever. Mama Clayton's recipe lives on through the years. I've been eating at a Rickys establishent for many years and always have a couple hot dogs and the onion rings. Best in town without a doubt.

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Savannah, Georgia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

On my way up to NC, we stopped here and it was conveniently located off Interstate 26. I didn't know what to expect because the trip advisor listing said "drive in". It's actually a sit down restaurant. I had the chili and slaw dog and was very delicious. My husband and son would agree that their food is excellent. Good... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

I grew up in Spartanburg and I always go back to Ricky's when I come home to visit the family! They have the best chili and onion rings around! I wish we had one here in Knoxville!!

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Top Contributor
243 reviews 243 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I agree with others, how could someone make Chilli that good. some of the best HOT DOGS that i have had anywhere around. The Chilli makes the dog. if you are there, choose 2 dogs to start and then go back for another, satisfaction....

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Greenville
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Great place to stop in and get a hot dog. Fantastic place to stop in and get a hot dog with chili. This is a must if traveling though the Spartanburg area. Awesome staff too!!!!

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Additional Information about Ricky's Drive-In West

Address: 497 E Blackstock Rd., Spartanburg, SC
Phone Number: +1 864-587-7440
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Hot Dogs

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