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Dicks Drive-In - 45th St.

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Lake Union
Hamburgers
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111 NE 45th St., Seattle, WA 98105
206-632-5125
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10:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Old Fashioned Fast Food

Had good deluxe burger with country cut fries and vanilla shake -- great to have a fix old fashioned drive in food!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Rsnic
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Yorktown, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
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Nyon, Switzerland
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251 reviews 251 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I have been here at least 200 times and the consistency is amazing. The perfect meal is a deluxe, fries, and a chocolate shake. You cannot live a good life until you have eaten here.

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Troy, Ohio
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107 reviews 107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped after visiting the Seattle Zoo with my daughter and her family. My grandson loves burgers and since he was excited about eating at Dick's, we thought it would be a good stop. The service at Dick's is fast and the reason is it is an assembly line operation. They do not accept any type of special orders, i.e.... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had good deluxe burger with country cut fries and vanilla shake -- great to have a fix old fashioned drive in food!!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Over stated Seattle land mark - employees are a bunch of a good cross section of typical seattle weirdoes .

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Central America
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6 reviews 6 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I always feel a bit of guilt eating at Dick's, but with their low prices for a decent small burger, and great shakes, why not?? Easy on the fries though...they are a bit on the stringy, greasy side.

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Aberdeen, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

There's a reason they've been open over 50 years and are still popular: the great tasting food at a reasonable price and incredibly speedy service. You can't go wrong with fresh buns, fresh beef and fresh fries. As a heads up, they don't do any special orders/requests so picky eaters beware! (That's part of the reason service is so nice... More 

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Delaware
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

At the recommendation of friends who live in the area, a group of us waited through long uncovered lines in the rain to give this place a try. The old-fashioned look of the place is appealing, but the menu is disappointingly and frustratingly rigid. They make the burgers one way with a specific set of toppings and they will not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is not a serious eatery but worth swinging by after some drinks as we did! Very old fashioned incredibly cheap burgers (taste pretty poor) fries are good though!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was the last "Seattle" thing we did on vacation since I read that it was iconic. If I ever go back I will definitely stop at Dick's again for the fries. The cheeseburger was good too but the fries are what I am still thinking about a week later.

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Matlacha, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

... but during our first visit to Seattle to see friends, my wife and I experienced Snoqualmie Falls, Pike Place Market, the locks and fish ladder, Chihuly Garden and Glass, the duck boats, the original Starbucks, the Space Needle, had dinners at the exclusive Anthony's, Ray's, Sky City, and the Lodge at Snoqualmie Falls restaurants; and we even visited Victoria... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 NE 45th St., Seattle, WA 98105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: 206-632-5125

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 2:00 am

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