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Jerry's Drive In

American, Diner
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2815 E Cervantes St, Pensacola, FL 32503-6335
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The burger was dripping in grease. The little burger patty hidden under a layer of slimy sauce. Charged $2.50 for a sweet tea

Thank Jack U
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jerry's is the best morning diner. Staff is friendly and patient with kids. Love the eggs over medium, grits are Southern Style and delicious. (If you're visiting the south, remember grits get butter and salt). Get there early because it gets packed quick. Coffee and food is good and a nice price.

Thank Brian B
Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Been there as long as I can remember, original Jerry's Drive In there since 1939. Pretty reasonable burgers and sandwiches. Also has seafood and dinners (country fried steak, etc.) Mashed potatoes are instant. The house salad dressing on the table is really good, a cross between a thousand island and French. Place full of regulars, not a tourist place unless... More 

Thank William C
Pensacola, Florida
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Jerry's is a local favorite that must be experienced! It's the place to get a double bacon cheeseburger, fresh onion rings and a chocolate shake in Pensacola. There is a wait around noontime for lunch and then again right at 5-6pm. Come early or later. The ONLY negative is that Jerry's has very limited options for groups larger than 4... More 

Thank m2links
New Orleans, LA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Another iconic eatery in Pensacola. Can't get mullet in New Orleans, so I head to Jerry's as soon as I hit town!

Thank GypsywmnNOLA
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This place is always full around lunch. But if you have to wait it is worth it. Mostly full of locals who are regulars. My favorite place to get fried mullet. It is cash only so be prepared.

Thank Smithwareagle
Weatherford, Texas
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This place was highly recommended by my hotel. I really wished I hadn't taken them up on the recommendation. The burger was tiny! Onion rings were ok, but order consisted of only a few. BIG, quite unpleasant surprise at the end .... no credit cards! Only cash is accepted. Save yourself the hassle....go some place else!

Thank sbiersch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We went on a Friday night. Had to wait on a table, the place was packed. Service was good, food was great. Very noisy. Tried it once, probably wouldn't go back.

Thank Kris C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Very homie and great place to eat! Would highly recommend. Super casual and nonjudgmental. Will be visiting again!!! :) :) :)

Thank Kathryn M
Pensacola, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Have been eating at Jerry's for years, but the last 3 times I have been there was awful...went there Saturday for breakfast and food was ordered and it took forever for us to get food, food came and it was cold and the bacon was so thin that when you picked it up it crumbled like an ash...we waited again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2815 E Cervantes St, Pensacola, FL 32503-6335
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: 850-433-9910

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