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Alt. 58A, Pennington Gap, VA 24277
540-546-2709
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy!

Traveling to visit family in the area and decided to stop in. Got chocolate shakes! Yummy on a hot day! The menu is on the walls of the building, but there are no prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2013
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Dallas, TX
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  • Large groups
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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199 reviews 199 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Get a patio burger and some fries, wash it down with a coke and you got yourself some good eatin. Get some Ice cream after you eat to make the experience complete. A trip to Lee County is more memorable with a stop at the Patio Drive In. Don't be afraid to toss your trash out the window, it's kind... More 

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Coeburn, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Stopped while at work with a co-worker. I ordered a hotdog and a milkshake. The hotdog chili was delicious, but the bun seemed to be several days old. The bun was hard, almost to the point of being crunchy. However, the milkshake was delicious. When I paid for the meal, the girl told me the price. I paid by debit... More 

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Being from Pennington, I've been going to the Patio Drive In my entire life and my family goes multiple times whenever we go home for a visit. Seriously the best shakes ever. The cheeseburgers are to die for. Old fashioned drive in style, not fancy, just good food!

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Dallas, TX
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Traveling to visit family in the area and decided to stop in. Got chocolate shakes! Yummy on a hot day! The menu is on the walls of the building, but there are no prices.

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Pennington Gap, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I have eaten at the Patio since the 50's. I have always found the food to be fresh and tast good. I always get good service. The Patio is a family owned Drive in restaurant. They take pride in the business. ombuddy is a topix troller and visits the form every week under a new name as if it is... More 

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Big Stone Gap, Virginia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We got two cheeseburgers, two orders of potato wedges and two drinks and with a $2 tip, it was almost $25. Too high for food that you have to eat in your car. The burgers were not good at all. They fell apart because the buns were so soggy and the meat tasted old. I will never eat there again.

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VIRGINA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Good Food. Good service. Clean place. Takes you back to the 50's and 60's.

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Winchester Va
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I remember my Dad, Earl Seiber telling me about crusing the Patio in the 50's and 60's. My older brother Terry cruised the Patio, I, also cruised the Patio in my heydays. Not only is it part of Pennington Gap history it has become a family rite. My Aunt used to take us on Sundays to get fried chicken and... More 

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Pennington Gap,Va
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2009

Live here all my life , lost count how times I have ate there started at age 5 now I am 56 & stilll eating there, tase the same every time,

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Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2007

The Patio is a great place to eat. For Pennington Gap, it is one of the best. You pull up to the Patio, and a waitress will come and take your order. They have the menus conveniently located on the side of the building. My favorite is the Patio burger, if you go you have to try it. The place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alt. 58A, Pennington Gap, VA 24277
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Pennington Gap
  • Phone Number: 540-546-2709

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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