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Big A Rootbeer Drive In

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810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
(530) 273-3243
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is awesome, the selection way above average, the wait time minimal but the pricing a little high for a burger. There is a wide selection, but the price for two for lunch could easily reach $25. The burgers a consistently are voted the best in town and their shakes are to die for. Be prepared to spend a... More 

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Thank Dave K
paradise ca.
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here two or three's since the first of the year.The food and drinks have very good each time.The service has been very good and fast each time.The root beer is same of the best I have had.We will be stoping here again when in town.

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Thank Jesse D
Grass Valley, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have been inthis restaurant to eat on several occasions. I have always come expecting the food to be good as it is rated Best in the area for burgers. i found the burgers to be less than average each time.

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Thank pamkesler
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

This place is not your everyday burger joint. This is where you go for quality like on diners,drive ins, and dives. The best burgers in the world. The best cooks the best service. This little place is where you go to pig out on the best Pesto fries in the world. This puts every burger joint to shame.

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Thank Aundrea D
Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today while headed to Sacramento. The burgers were delicious. Garlic fries were extremely garlicky-- covered with loads of fresh minced garlic. If you love garlic, don't miss them. Pesto fries are also worth a try. Root beer is served in large glass mugs-- seemed like most folks who stopped in while we were there had a root... More 

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Thank Ccjello
Nevada City, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

what can you say about a drive-in that looks, feels and TASTES like a drive-in should . They even have the speakers outside so you can pull in and get your meal delivered at the car ... Everyone who works there seems to be happy to be there , and are truly welcoming and warm. Menu's huge and varied ,... More 

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Thank debodulac
Penn Valley, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

So glad they finally upgraded and redid the inside. The kids generally do very well with the food and service. The Philly cheesesteak sandwich is very good, good fries and excellent root beer! Oh and you can still drive up and have carside service!

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Thank SatinBow
Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Draft root beer is the feature here, and it is fantastic. Tastes like the root beer I used to get as a child at a similar drive in restaurant, now closed. Food is a notch better than standard fast food, and they have gluten free buns for their burgers and sweet potato fries!

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Thank nrob59
Grass Valley, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth checking out. Delicious variety of burgers, chicken and beef, as well as sandwiches and salads. For me it's a special part of Grass Valley.

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Thank kbarr92
Olivehurst, California
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

BIG PORTIONS - and wonderfully good root beer. I especially like the salads, my kids love the burgers and the pesto fries are a hit with all. This converted A & W drive in is a fun find.

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Thank not2many

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: (530) 273-3243

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