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Pappas Drive-In & Family

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American, Diner
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1103 N Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-6003
(386) 427-0633
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Headed back to hotel & spotted this little jewl on the side of the road. Needless to say I will BE BACK!! the people are so sweet & the food hit the spot!..... chili cheese fries!! sweet Jesus in the garden!!

Thank Chevelle454
Johnson City, New York, United States
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499 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first visit to Pappa's and it certainly won't be my last. The choice of food on the menu was huge and it took me ages to make up my mind. I eventually chose the seafood platter (grouper, shrimp & scallops for $8:99) All done in batter and fresh and succulent and juicy - I particularly loved the scallops -... More 

Thank Dennis P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is NOT a fancy place. I think it is where the local folks go. Expect a huge menus of home style type meals served by nice folks. The portions are large...The quality is quite good..and the price is surprisingly low.

Thank Dave R
Ava, Missouri
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was very reasonable! Good food! It made us feel like we stepped back in time! Hamburgers and onion rings are awesome! My son and husband enjoyed the steak!

Thank JDCindyM
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always stop at Pappas' when in NSB. I have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is one of the few places I know where you can get true SOS (chipped beef). Corned beef hash is another of my morning favorites. I have tried several of their sandwiches and dinner plates including fish and meatloaf. While nothing is... More 

Thank Richard E
Orlando, Florida
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by after a long day and the service was alright, it was a little late but the food was good. Will be back again, we love drive ins!

Thank surfitout
Atlanta, GA
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pappas is a good solid breakfast stop with a wide array of patrons. There is a large bar if you are on your own and don't want to sit at a table. The servers are friendly and quick to help. The food is plentiful. The biscuit and gravy is good (better than mom's) but too much for one person for... More 

Thank chughsam
Liberty, TN, USA
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Wouldn't be my first choice, but pretty much across the street from Smyrna Motel (which will soon close). Friendly.

Thank Fr Gregory W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is a place for locals and seniors. The food is average and the prices are low. Many people go there for the "early bird" specials and home style food.

Thank David G
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This place has a lot of history! I grew up I NSB and this was a place my grandmother and I would frequent! She told me that years and years ago it was a "whataburger". It's a great place to grab a classic burger or diner meal for cheap!

Thank smoke_beer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 N Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-6003
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  New Smyrna Beach
  • Phone Number: (386) 427-0633

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