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Hitchin Post Drive-In

Certificate of Excellence
American, Fast Food, Canadian
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12th Ave, High River, Alberta, Canada
(403) 652-2966
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Golden, Canada
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259 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seems like a popular spot, I had a mushroom cheeseburger for 6 bucks. If was just ok, good location. Quick service but again nothing to write home about.

Thank Dan M
Edmonton, Canada
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50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Was at a convention for the w/e in High River & we stopped at this little drive in for a quick supper. There is only one picnic table in the front where you can sit-- most people I saw were doing take out -- to home/motel or whatever. My husband had a very good hamburger; I asked for a chicken... More 

Thank Figure8taz
Canmore, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

After all of the amazing reviews we were looking forward to eating here. I was so disappointed. I had a cheeseburger, which I couldn't finish. The patty was soft and paste like which I found a bit yucky. The onion rings were rubbery but the fried mushrooms were good. I had a pina colada milkshake that had barely any flavour,... More 

Thank lilbiteb
Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I have always heard about this tiny takeout hamburger joint in High River -- so was expecting something more than a small patty and some cheese on a store bought bun when I ordered my cheeseburger. Nothing more than the cheese or the meat.... and the patty didn't even fill the bun -- which was small. No lettuce, no onion,... More 

Thank AnnZ4
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Good burger but very expensive, $23 for 2 burger, 2 shakes and 1 fry. The strawberry shakes were excellent. Good place for a treat.

Thank jjccwilson
Okotoks, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Freshly made burgers and the thickest shakes around. You can call ahead if not you will have a bit of a wait, but worth it.

Thank erinp21
Alberta Canada
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

This place has it ALL !! Its like a step back in time where you need to go to the window of a small "shack like" building to order. Everything looks shiny clean inside and the staff are excellent !! The BURGERS are the BEST EVER !!! My fav. is the Mushroom Burger with an order of Deep Fried Mushrooms... More 

Thank Check-My-Bucket-List
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here my whole life. I brought my son here for the first time today. It's just as good as it's always been, and it looks like the third generation of my family is going to become a fan.

Thank TyrelMcLelland
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

With the limited choices of dining in High River, this is a nice treat. Classic Americana food (shakes/burgers/fries etc.) that have an authentic feel. If you are in the mood for a burger and fries, choose this over McDonalds every time. In terms of fast food, this is the best in the area.

Thank Shawn_Hiron
Okotoks, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Not to be missed! The food is great. It is basic burgers and fries with fab milk shakes. I still go there!Closed in winter.

Thank Wenzo1924

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast Food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12th Ave, High River, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  High River
  • Phone Number: (403) 652-2966

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