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Stop Light Drive In


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American, Diner, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Waitstaff

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All reviews burger fries chilli limited seating watch them cook my favorite counter stools quadzilla joint town corner yum crispy car toppings missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always you can get food fast great service. The burgers are great you can sit and watch them cook it right in front of you or you can call it in and pick it up at the window.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Beccasnead1983
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes you don't want something fancy, you just want something good. It was was of those days and I was seeking burger therapy. I decided to get the Quadzilla meal. It didn't disappoint. The burger was really good and it came with a large order...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jolyon H
Reviewed September 10, 2018

First time here and I loved it! The service was great, the food was fresh and served quickly! Also, the prices were extremely affordable! It's a very cozy diner with limited seating, but they do have picnic tables outside as well. They also have the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ktr327
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Small place with probably 15 seats all at the counter. Everything is made fresh to order. Great burgers with grilled onions cooked right into the burger. Yummy fries, but they tend to undercook them so you may want to ask that they cook them a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 318pennyn
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Every time I travel to Missouri to visit with family, a visit to Stop Light is a MUST! The Jumbo Burger is my favorite, although the other burgers and the chili dogs are also excellent. The Jumbo has a topping of chopped raw onions, coleslaw...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank DelDenise
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Gordon's is an above average old-school diner and drive-in. Limited seating inside, but no fret...place your order, and enjoy a good burger sitting in your car like the old days.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Gerry S
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This is a very unique place on a corner in Festus, MO. Prices are great! The food is terrific. The parking lot is a bit difficult. And not very many seats but this was a great experience. The staff is friendly. It's a busy place....

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Founded in 1948, this place has withstood multiple floods and the ravages of time. Seating is restricted to stools at the counter. Try a Coney, the best chili smothers a hot dog & bun, topped with onions and sweet slaw. The burgers, fries & milk...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jameslP4003NT
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We were travelling north on I-55 and it was time for lunch. We did some research and decided to try this place out. It's kind of an old timey place with about 12 bar stools - the silver type with red seats that spin around....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Jim N
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I left Missouri in 1993 and this place was flooded at the time, and although I have visited the area I have not made it back to the Stop light until this past trip. First thing I noticed is that nothing has changed since my...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank mtnhick
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