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Jerry's Drive In

American, Diner
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2815 E Cervantes St, Pensacola, FL 32503-6335
850-433-9910
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Pensacola, Florida
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going to Jerry's for over 40 years. They had the best cheeseburgers then and still do. Nothing fancy, just great food and good, cold beer. You must try the "Jerry's appetizer" - the homemade, secret recipe salad dressing on saltines. Still great after all these years.

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Thank rnheath
Milton, Florida
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

I have passed by this place many, many times and never stopped by. My husband and I met some friends there and tried it out. The gizzards were perfect! Not the best spot if you are having to stay away from fried foods or have a cholesterol problem, but if you are wanting some good southern fried food like grandma... More 

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Thank srpanderson70
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

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

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Thank Jack U
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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.

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Thank Brian B
Tampa, Florida
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 

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Thank William C
Pensacola, Florida
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28 reviews
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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 

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Thank m2links
New Orleans, LA
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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!

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Thank GypsywmnNOLA
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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.

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Thank Smithwareagle
Weatherford, Texas
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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!

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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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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?