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Time Drive In Restaurant

American, Diner
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611 E North 1st St, Seneca, SC 29678-2823
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Seneca, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit and our last. They are polite and efficient but everything is very ordinary and a bit drab. Others I'm sure will enjoy but we like places with a bit more atmosphere.

Thank _polytracesys
Bluffton, South Carolina
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126 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first visit and will be our last. They are polite and all but it is very ordinary. Nothing stands out that would make you want to return.

Thank Cathy H
South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Gravy fries! The also have the best ice. It's that pellet kind that is so good! I usually get a grilled cheese, but last time I had a BLT, and it was yummy too. Simple, delicious, diner food.

Thank CUBuckeye
Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Fun atmosphere and an old time diner feel. If you need a menu you would be a newbie. The cheeseburgers are awesome.and the Philly steak is very good as well.. The prices are fair the the service was excellent. If you just want to catch a quick meal this is a fun change of pace.

Thank alchemy00
Seneca, South Carolina
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I am new to Seneca. My hairdresser told me to try the Time Drive in. She said it had the best cheeseburgers around. We stopped there before going to Jazz on the Alley. My three family members had the cheeseburgers and I had the chicken strips. One said the burger was great, the other two said it was good. My... More 

Thank captmom
Columbia, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This place really went downhill. There was a time when I couldn't wait to come to South Carolina visiting from Pennsylvania to go to this restaurant and eat the food there. I ordered fish and they gave me frozen breaded flounder. Not what I invasion in fried fish in the South.

Thank Phillip B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Time Drive In is a friendly family restaurant and the owners are amazing! My family been eating here for years.

Thank lashonda m
Greenville, South Carolina
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227 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Legendary to the locals! When eating here, you must have the gravy on your fries. Other than that, it's a typical "clock" type restaurant.

Thank sc40sumthin
Seneca, South Carolina
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a typical 60s drive in that has lasted the test of time. No longer any car side service but the same great menu. Burgers and fries, Chicken plates, chili dogs, onion rings. Nostalgia!

1 Thank Bknowing
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Love their stake fingers. Great for familys. My family loves this place and has been going here for year's. If you have never been make it a point to go!!

Thank Amie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 E North 1st St, Seneca, SC 29678-2823
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Seneca
  • Phone Number: 864-882-3827

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?