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Mason's Root Beer Drive-In

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1201 E National Hwy, Washington, IN 47501-4130
+1 812-254-2830
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Winslow, Indiana
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a given or a Sunday afternoon drive! The Coneys are out of this world. The root beers are good,,,,,but not diet. All in all, a great choice!!!

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Thank Kena K
Birmingham, Alabama
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I didn't get the coney but others in my party did and they loved it. I got the long dog with ketchup, mustard and onions. The cheese fries were great as well!!

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Thank Jessica P
Noblesville, Indiana
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

It was very busy when we arrived. We ate in the car because the tables were all taken. A waitress came right away. The wait did not seem long and the food was nice and hot. My husband really loved the coneys. I had the tenderloin and onion rings and enjoyed them both.

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Thank 396gardener
Southern Indiana
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I go here a couple times a month. Great drive in food. Tenderloins are fantastic. The kids love going too and sitting at the tables outside.

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Thank TheOriginal007
Las Vegas
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is an old-school PaleoFifties drive-in restaurant. The service is slow, but that's authentic, too, probably a survival from bygone days when people wanted to take their time and chat during their meals. My sandwich was average, but the lemon shake-up was very good. It's friendly here. Worth a trip to show your kids how you used to socialize before... More 

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Thank Megahaole
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is one of my cousin's favorite places to eat in Washington. I tried the Coney's for the first time and they were good.

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Thank CloudPurpose
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

It's nostalgic. In a country where we tear down the old and always build new, places like this can be a refreshing spot. A simple drive in with food like coney dogs, burgers, tenderloins, fries, onion rings, ice cream, etc... Sure it's worth a visit when you come to Washington.

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Thank Scott G
Weehawken, New Jersey
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634 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is the fun and classic drive-in that you would expect in a mid west town. The place is only open when the weather allows, so spring, summer and early fall. The food is exactly what you would expect from a drive in: burgers, corn dogs, hot dogs and cheese covered fries. My favorite touch is the frosted mugs, it... More 

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Thank psudino
Madison, Alabama
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this little place, just before they close for the season, and we had lunch. We have had pretty good with these old drive in's and this was excellent! It was started in 1951 so it is the same age as us. Food was good and quick, and our server went out of her way to make us... More 

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Thank Stanley W
Washington, Indiana
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

We absolutely love the arrival of summer around here, because Mason's is open! They have the best coneys and the rootbeer is delicious!

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Thank Momof4Girls23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 E National Hwy, Washington, IN 47501-4130
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-254-2830

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