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“Great Little Find!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Parker's

Parker's
Front Street, Drummond, MT 59832
(406) 288-2333
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Drummond
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Great Little Find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We were on our way from Idaho to Washington state, on the long stretch of i90 that seems to go forever. We were hungry and really desperate not to eat at a chain restaurant. No better place to stop than Drummond, we thought - there seemed to be anything there anyway. Just at the exit of the place, we saw Parker's restaurant, and we're so glad we did!
The place is a quirky throw-back to '50s diner experience. Staff and owners were very welcoming, genuinely attentive without crawling all over us. The food choice may be somewhat limited - they specialise in burgers after all - but there are 125 of them!!! And the stuff is fresh, no pre-frozen conveyable belt stuff. Not just the patties, also the fries (try the rosemary fries, or the sweet potatoes fries). Fantastic stuff. Any place that welcomes my kids gets my thumbs up, but often the trade off is poor food. Not here.
They also run a challenge, seemingly an impossible one, that adds quirk and colour to this little gem: eat a 2 lb cheeseburger, 1 lb fries and 1 large milkshake within 20 minutes, and you get it for free. The pictures of the 10 winners were on the wall. Those of the 55 losers weren't.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Anaconda, Montana
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23 restaurant reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great Small Town Place to Eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We seem to have put Parker's on our "Regular" list and visit at least every other week. Nope, its not a Fuddruckers, nor Fatburger, but it is a great little place that will serve a hamburger to you any way you want. The 364 page hamburger menu will bear this out, (ok ok just a bit of exaggeration) But for local folk, or I-90 travelers, there is not a whole lot in the 50 miles either way, and Parker's fills the request of a very nice meal, for a very fair price. The place seems newer, very clean, and nicely decorated. The help always seems very friendly and helpful, so we always enjoy our bread breaking with them.

Visited May 2014
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Starkville, Mississippi
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“Driving away satiated”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We stopped in off the freeway and thank those before us on tripadvisor for the excellent recommendation. First things first, this is a burger place. Allow enough time to select your choice.. I picked mine from page 12 of The Burger Book, and my husband from page 6. Many intriging varieties, and ours were excellent meat and generous with toppings. We stopped in part due to the desert descriptions, but there was no way i had room after the burger. This is clearly the local spot, and the conversation around us was colorful.

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Montana
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“So many burgers, So little time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were hungry and Drummond was the next exit. Went on line and found this Amazing Burger Oasis. Montana beef in Montana what a concept. 125+ burger combinations plus other assorted offerings. My 1/4 burger was cooked to perfection RARE....Burgers come in sizes 1/4# - 1# . With more toppings that you can imagine. If in the area stop in and enjoy you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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“A Dynamite Reason to stop in Drummond, Montana”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Today my wife and I, en route to Bozeman, MT. From Coeur d'Alene, ID. Happened to stop in this little town just off Interstate 90 to change to cooler clothing and decided to have a little lunch while there. We discovered a treasure of great proportions! This family run gem, decorated top to bottom with antique Coca-Cola bottles, ads, and paraphernalia, is a burger lovers heaven with a wonderful club sandwich to boot. The menu features over 100 burgers, all hand made one at a time from locally raised beef, and topped with virtually anything you can imagine. Forget any fast-food junk burger you've ever suffered through- this is THE REAL THING!. We skipped the hand- cut fries but have no doubt they'd have been great. We shared a dessert treat of Decadent Chocolate Pie and it too was fabulous. Add a wonderful, warm, and knowledgeable waitress and owner to talk to and-voila- in the middle in nowhere a Mecca for a great lunch! And all this including two soft drinks (Cokes of course) for $19 and NO TAX.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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