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Dicks Drive-In - 45th St.

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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: Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dicks is the bomb

Dicks has been a tradition in Seattle forever, real ice cream shakes, excellent FF, and in days gone by, and for a time after, the burgers were 19¢, believe it. Much has changed, it all cost more, but it still tastes the same.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Miriahm D
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Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Dicks has been a tradition in Seattle forever, real ice cream shakes, excellent FF, and in days gone by, and for a time after, the burgers were 19¢, believe it. Much has changed, it all cost more, but it still tastes the same.

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Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Sorry but as I lay groaning after eating my first and last burger from Dick's... Pardon me I had to burp... Yes a Seattle institution but why? Inexpensive sure but you get what you pay for...oops another belch! The fries were greasy and limp. With all the great burgers available in town go elsewhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is the in and out burger for seattle, you know what i mean Californians. The burger is delicious and you will keep wanting more!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Anyone who gives this place a bad review needs there head examined. They make the burgers old fashion style. I had strawberry milkshake very good. Ice cream fries and service all great. Best of all was the price three of us ate for under twenty bucks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I came here last year, and have to say that the food was reallt good, get the burger fries and milk shake. Very well worth it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Definitely an old school eatery. The food service was super fast. I didn't like that you can't order a personalized burger because they are made in advance. The food was super greasy. Recommended for the nostalgia.

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Fox Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

You can't visit Seattle without stopping by Dicks. This is a mandatory stop for us on our way to UW football games to grab some grub for tailgating. Yes, it's greasy burgers and fries, but so simple and good. Our favorite is the Dicks Deluxe.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Dicks is one of those places with greasy burgers, fries with the skin left on and hand made milkshakes that even if it is not all that good for you, tastes fantastic and is oh so satisfying. This is a walk up and order only with no indoor seating and even though the crowds are almost always big, service is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I am a burger junkie. My wife calls me WIMPY!!! I absolutly oved the burgers there. Easy to order and the pickle tartar sauce was a delicious delight. I know, it doesn't sound great but believe me you will ove it when you try it. A must have when visiting Seattle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Burger wasnt gourmet, but it was decent. My favorite was the milkshake, and the simplicity of the menu. I tried to order no pickles and they don't do any special burger orders. That was kind of neat as well. Makes it easy when you order. Id go back if I was in Seattle again.

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Additional Information about Dicks Drive-In - 45th St.

Address: 111 NE 45th St., Seattle, WA 98105
Phone Number: 206-632-5125
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
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
Average Prices: USD 20

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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 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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