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Merlins Drive In

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US 30, Garden City, UT
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible16%
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“fries” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast Food
US 30, Garden City, UT
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Just a small joint in Garden City offering a wide range of burgers, fries and milkshakes. The owner and staff are extremely friendly and quick service along with tasty food

Thank David N
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Drove through Garden City and saw Merlin's was open so stopped to grab some late lunch. They are the first to open for the season and I'm glad they did! Their shakes are unbelievably thick and extend out of the cup, the burgers are in...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed October 3, 2016

There's actually a Merlins in Laketown, but there's nowhere to review for it. So, I'll do it for this one. We did wait in line, even though it was 2:30pm & lunch hour was long over. The service is good, but not overly friendly. The...More

Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Quick stop for food and shakes. Food (chicken bacon ranch) was average. Chicken was rubbery, but fries and the rest were great. Shake was disappointing. Very little chocolate favor (they start with vanilla ice cream) and the malt was in a pile in the bottom...More

Thank Russell L
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

It's a popular place, especially on Sundays. The burgers were huge and very good, and the raspberry shakes were the best we've ever had.

Thank 305pattya
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Maybe shakes are ok-we always go to la beaus for those. Brought family there for dinner-dirty, food sub par, wait staff rude. Don't bother-there are plenty of burgers next door.

Thank Allia D
Reviewed August 1, 2016

If you ever find yourself in Laketown, Utah, go to Merlin's Drive In for there Raspberry shakes. They are so thick they serve them with a spoon instead of a straw and they are locally legendary. I've had these fresh picked Raspberry shakes for almost...More

Thank TStan91
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Some who travel to Bear Lake limit themselves to one or two milkshakes a year... and they consume those during Raspberry Days in Garden City and Laketown on Bear Lake. The shakes are quite good, and huge.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

All you need to know about Merlins is get a fresh beat lake raspberry shake. Be prepared to wait in a line easily 30 people deep, but worth the wait.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Merlin's offers giant fresh milkshakes. This spot is known for their raspberries and there are raspberry shakes galore. The restaurant mostly offers burgers. We noticed they added raspberry sauce to the burgers. It's often crowded but they have efficient service.

Thank Stephanie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US 30, Garden City, UT
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Garden City
  • Phone Number: 435-946-8499
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