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Wright's Dairy Rite

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American, Ice Cream
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346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
540-886-0435
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Step back in time-1952

Perhaps one of the last remaining drive-ins with carhops. Inside dining avilable. Various diner style foods. Worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is a historical gem. Unabashedly excellent, delightfully downtrodden. The sort of place that you hope never decides to renovate. I go out of my way to visit whenever I'm traveling on I-81.

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Ashland, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon when driving through Staunton. Young people running the restaurant were warm and welcoming. We ordered chili dog, burger, and fries. Fries were tasty and hot; chili dog and burger were barely warm. We will not return.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Perhaps one of the last remaining drive-ins with carhops. Inside dining avilable. Various diner style foods. Worth a visit.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We visited Wright's Dairy Rite on 28 December. It was rainy and dark, but the Vintage Neon Signs were bright and welcoming. We looked over the menu and decided on Monster Burgers served on a basket of fries. We called our order into the kitchen and right away there was Chelsea with our drinks. Just a few minutes later Josh... More 

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Auburn
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Fun place to eat w good food . . . Got a history tour w one of the family members. Chili burger, hot fudge cake and milkshake we fabulous!!!

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South Carolina
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Stopped here for some comfort food and was not disappointed. Food was excellent and service was also very good. Great burgers and onion rings

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I used to come to Wrights after the drive in movies when we were dating. That was a long time ago, but we still make it a point to visit at least monthly. The menu is simple and hasn't changed a whole lot since the old days. (Maybe a little healthier than before.) You see people of... More 

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have been visiting this dinner/drive-in for the past 16 years and the food and service just can't be beat for the money. They have lunch specials Monday-Friday at a very good price which I know them all by heart. My favorite is Wednesday with a foot long hot dog, fries and medium drink for a little over $5. They... More 

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Grayson, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stopped by after seeing the reviews on here. Sorry they didn't make the grade for me , my onion rings were almost burned and my bbq was small and not much flavor and didn't like my hot dog much. I will try again before leaving the area and hope that it's what reviews say.

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Fishersville, Virginia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Is an icon in Staunton! Has been around since 1952 and still going strong. You can eat in or have curb service in your car. Menu isn't large but everything on the menu is like it was in the past....yummie! If visiting the area, it is a must. All us locals still go there.....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: 540-886-0435

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?