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Patio Drive-In

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Alt. 58A, Pennington Gap, VA 24277
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Get a patio burger and some fries, wash it down with a coke and you got yourself some good eatin. Get some Ice cream after you eat to make the experience complete. A trip to Lee County is more memorable with a stop at the Patio Drive In. Don't be afraid to toss your trash out the window, it's kind... More 

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Coeburn, Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Stopped while at work with a co-worker. I ordered a hotdog and a milkshake. The hotdog chili was delicious, but the bun seemed to be several days old. The bun was hard, almost to the point of being crunchy. However, the milkshake was delicious. When I paid for the meal, the girl told me the price. I paid by debit... More 

Thank schwumpster
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Being from Pennington, I've been going to the Patio Drive In my entire life and my family goes multiple times whenever we go home for a visit. Seriously the best shakes ever. The cheeseburgers are to die for. Old fashioned drive in style, not fancy, just good food!

Thank Pegi M
Dallas, TX
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Traveling to visit family in the area and decided to stop in. Got chocolate shakes! Yummy on a hot day! The menu is on the walls of the building, but there are no prices.

Thank Monlday
Pennington Gap, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I have eaten at the Patio since the 50's. I have always found the food to be fresh and tast good. I always get good service. The Patio is a family owned Drive in restaurant. They take pride in the business. ombuddy is a topix troller and visits the form every week under a new name as if it is... More 

Thank skidove
Big Stone Gap, Virginia
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194 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We got two cheeseburgers, two orders of potato wedges and two drinks and with a $2 tip, it was almost $25. Too high for food that you have to eat in your car. The burgers were not good at all. They fell apart because the buns were so soggy and the meat tasted old. I will never eat there again.

Thank Debbie_V_Collier
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Good Food. Good service. Clean place. Takes you back to the 50's and 60's.

Thank Kepnitreel
Winchester Va
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I remember my Dad, Earl Seiber telling me about crusing the Patio in the 50's and 60's. My older brother Terry cruised the Patio, I, also cruised the Patio in my heydays. Not only is it part of Pennington Gap history it has become a family rite. My Aunt used to take us on Sundays to get fried chicken and... More 

Thank Seibergal
Pennington Gap,Va
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2009

Live here all my life , lost count how times I have ate there started at age 5 now I am 56 & stilll eating there, tase the same every time,

Thank Ezra1953
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2007

The Patio is a great place to eat. For Pennington Gap, it is one of the best. You pull up to the Patio, and a waitress will come and take your order. They have the menus conveniently located on the side of the building. My favorite is the Patio burger, if you go you have to try it. The place... More 

Thank Shannon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alt. 58A, Pennington Gap, VA 24277
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Pennington Gap
  • Phone Number: 540-546-2709

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