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Thrifty Scotsman Drive-In

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12024 E Sprague Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99206-5145
(509) 928-2214‎
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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

No credit cards accepted here! The server was friendly & helpful. Our food arrived quickly. The cheese burger and fish & chips were very good and piping hot.

Thank ChicknAmy
Spokane Valley, Washington, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Thrifty is a Spokane "experience." Locally owned and operated (I believe.) The fries are fresh and the portions are generous. My husband loves the burgers. I think they have great fish n' chips! The chicken tenders are also really moist and lightly breaded.

Thank Lori D
Spokane Valley, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Our favorite Burger place. I have tried all the burgers and have never been disappointed. The french fries are homemade and excellent. If you are a couple only order one large order of fries as there is lots. If you order and of their super burgers have them cut it in half and unless you are really hungary you will... More 

Thank guyhawks
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

I have been going here since I was a little kid it is my favorite of all time! I love everything I have ever eaten here. The thrifty burger is my absolute favorite! The fries are forever the best. Im a freak and love to use a chocolate shake as my dipping sauce. Either way the price is right,oh and... More 

Thank Ayla N
Spokane Valley, Washington
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Ordered the Chicken Fried steak sandwich...lots of food. Fresh French Fries done right. and great Tartar sauce

1 Thank SPC1958
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Husband has many fond memories of coming to Scotsman with his family growing up. My expectations were high and surely exceeded. Accommodating for my gluten intolerance. Delicious burger and delectable strawberry shake! Thank you!

Thank ChelseaAdams
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I went to tgis place as a kid and it has been tge standard by which all other burgers are measured. So glad that 15 years since my last visit to Spokane, they have not chanded a bit. Super ham is my favorite followed by tge super bacon. Tarter sauce amazing. Thick fries are alqays fresh.

Thank SingleInSeattle
Spokane Valley, Washington
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

A venerable Spokane Valley burger joint with good food at very good prices. Especially love their fries.

Thank Michele R
Spokane, Washington
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is an old school solid burger and fries joint. When we are looking for a good burger this is our go to place. The fires are side steak fries and usually fried to perfection. They also have a chicken fried steak sandwich that is quite good. Last night I called ahead and picked up a chicken fried steak sandwich,... More 

Thank ToddSpokane
Spokane Valley, Washington
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

if you're looking for a cheap alternative to the chain burger joints, this is the place. Inexpensive food, but it's hot and fresh, the place has a loyal clientele. Looks like it's in need of a facelift.

Thank Jim T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12024 E Sprague Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99206-5145
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane Valley
  • Phone Number: (509) 928-2214‎

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