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“Fun and Delicious” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dari-ette Drive In

Dari-ette Drive In
1440 Minnehaha Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55106-4821
651-776-3470
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Ranked #51 of 793 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fun and Delicious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Saw this on Diners, Drivers and Dives a few years ago, and have gone back several times since. With the A&W Drive-in closing in Roseville, this is one of our last (non Sonics) drive-ins in the cities. It's greasy and yummy. Probably not the highest quality food out there, but it's still a fun experience.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Great Shakes and Malts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

All we've ever had here are the shakes and malts. The first time we tried them, we each had the same response: "Wow!" It's difficult to give an overall score based just on shakes and malts, but we both agree they are on par with the best we've ever had anywhere. Our favorites are the fresh banana and the cherry.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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St Paul
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30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Meatballs and onion rings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Had the meatball sandwich and an order of onion rings tonight. Very filling meal. Make sure you go hungry. Their fried chicken is very good, as well. And don't forget to leave room for some ice cream. LOVE the Parfait!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Minnesota
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148 reviews 148 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Fun place with excellent food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Fun place with excellent food. Low priced with large helpings.
They have a wide range of food options. Not fancy but fun.

Visited April 2013
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Get the meatballs.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I have not had a bad item off the menu, but I always end up wanting the meatballs in sauce. My husband refuses to try anything other than the meatballs. My 7 year old loves the kids meal, they are served in 50's convertible and finish with ice cream.

Visited September 2012
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