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American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Ammons has the best Chili Dogs in NC! Their milkshakes are creamy and thick. You can dine in or use the drive-in.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed July 6, 2021

We landed here during the 4th of July, when many places were closed. Noticed the parking lot full of cars and figured it must be good. It is and Old School kind of place, and full of folks that probably average 70 years old or...more, meaning retired folks flock to this place. Why? Comfort food, good service at a good price. My wife ordered the Sunday Special (they have one daily) which was Turkey and Dressing, two veggies, bread and a drink for $7.75. She loved it. I tried a steak sandwich and fries, which was pretty good too. We ate too much to have dessert but they look to do a great job with ice cream etc. Been around for 37 years, and it won't dazzle you with sparkle and from the street looks pretty mundane. Inside it is laminated booths around the walls. But the service was great, the food tasty and priced right. Glad we stopped in for a meal, but know it is more like a cafeteria your grandparents would love and there are a lot of grandparents dining at this place!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 17, 2021

Great food for not a lot of money. Fantastic waitress. Family of three ate for twenty bucks and it was delicious.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 19, 2021 via mobile

We want a light lunch and stopped at Ammons. Our waitress was very nice - we just ordered their hot dogs with chili. These are slim hot dogs with good ol’ hot dog chili (no beans). Tasty - be prepared to have a couple or...add fries for a heartier meal. My guess is there milk shakes would be very good.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 9, 2021 via mobile

We tried this place because of the good reviews , and boy were they right! We chose the car service. We just parked around back and someone walked out to our car! We had some great cheeseburgers and tater tots. This is a cash only...place, which we weren’t aware and weren’t told until after they brought the food out. They do have an atm in the building so it wasn’t a huge deal! Would definitely recommend to anyone, and will visit again!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 26, 2021 via mobile

Best drive - in! Has great food and service! Our favorite is the hamburger with slaw. And their hot fudge cake is delicious!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed January 2, 2021 via mobile

We always make a stop here when in town. We especially love the hush puppies! Nothing fancy. Only accept cash

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed November 15, 2020

This is a simple review...order a malt! You will not be disappointed. This is the only thing that we ordered, we stopped for a quick takeaway of malts only. They are the old-fashioned kind and are probably the most delicious I have ever tasted. I...can't review anything else, because we only had malts. Do yourself a favor, and order at LEAST one. The service was very helpful and friendly too.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 11, 2019

Everyone around us ordered hot dogs so we did too. Good not great. I tried their chicken and dumplings. Not bad. My wife had a vegetable plate that she enjoyed. The place was packed so service was stressed. Everything comes on paper plates. Drinks the...same. Bare amenities for pretty basic food.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

I love their Salad bar!!!!! The fried pickles were good too. I will be going to back to try the Hot dogs and Cheeseburgers! Over all the food was great! Even at Closing time.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ammons Drive-In

Yes, Ammons Drive-In offers takeout services.

Ammons Drive-In is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3