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Dude's Drive-In

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1505 Roanoke St, Route 11, Christiansburg, VA 24073-2407
540-382-7901
Today
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Neat place

This was a neat place to stop by. I thought the name and experience were interesting. The food was decent and the service was good. The experience of ordering and having the food brought to your car was fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Jackie B
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This was a neat place to stop by. I thought the name and experience were interesting. The food was decent and the service was good. The experience of ordering and having the food brought to your car was fun.

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Christiansburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have been eating at Dude's Drive In since I was a child. It is a landmark in Christiansburg. All of the natives know where Dude's is. The staff is friendly and the food is consistent. My favorites include: french fries, Dude Burger, egg and cheese sandwich, and Cherry Coke. No matter what you pick I think you will be... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The cheeseburgers are delicious, they have a very classic menu with great service. What i don't like it, its that i didn't have enough room for two of those great cheeseburgers in my belly haha.

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Christiansburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I'm kind of a hot dogs snob but Dude's cut's the mustard if you know what I mean. Didn't enjoy the burger but the hot dogs are #1 in my book.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The "Large Fish!" It's a sandwich, and it's a deep-fried slab of some kind of white fish, but it's on a substantial six inch hoagie roll, and they will dress the sandwich any way you want. I am an onion lover, so I ask for SIX slices of onion on my "Large Fish," and they always deliver, with six beautiful,... More 

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Bluefield, West Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I read an article about this drive-in in a regional magazine. The reviews were stellar.... My personal experience not so good. The hot dogs were over steamed soggy messes. The hot dog was some kind of weird red color that made me not want to eat it. We were assured by the curb girl that the onion rings were the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food served by great car hops. This is a landmark in the New River Valley. You have got to try the Dude Burger!

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Dude's has been around forever it seems. I cannot imagine Christiansburg without a Dude's. If you want to experience what a drive-in restaurant was like in the 1950s, this is the place for you. The food is still cooked in the same style. You won't find sandwiches topped with mango chutney or cinnamon butter. I have never gotten fries that... More 

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Savannah GA
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181 reviews 181 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

BLUF: good food, fair prices and a change of pace. Located adjacent to a Drive In theater, Dude's is a good choice to get a decent burger or the other usual fare. The hamburger was good and served with the usual condiments and a big slice of white onion. The onion rings (probably from a bag) were alright as were... More 

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Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Park in the lot, eat in your car. Waitressess come out and take your order! Good big burgers and fries, a step above fast food, nothing fancy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1505 Roanoke St, Route 11, Christiansburg, VA 24073-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Christiansburg
  • Phone Number: 540-382-7901

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm

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