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Ranch Drive In

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18218 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011-1922
425-486-2677
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is such a local favorite! Burgers, fries, onion rings, milkshakes... They also serve corn dogs and grilled cheese, I believe. The soda has crushed ice in it, and they have old fashioned soft serve dip cones. Not cheap for our family of 7, but it beats fast food burgers any day!

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Thank Noelle K
Kenmore, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always so good at the ranch. Thought I'd try the Fish & Chips this time, and was not disappointed! Couldn't eat it every week at my age, but once in a while it is soooo good!

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Thank ormbrek
Bothell, Washington
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved their Mushroom Swiss burger, they stop doing them though :/ But their burgers are good! Nothing like fast food joints, they're similar to Kids Valley Burger place but better IMO :)

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Thank CMyers91611
Sammamish, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

This long lasting burger stand has stood the test of time. Much like a corner malt shop with friendly attentive staff. The crinkle cut fries and onion rings are a must.

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Thank Tradingcomet
Kirkland, Washington
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This was once my favorite burger place but my last visit was disappointing. A smaller overcooked burger and overcooked fries was what has replaced a generous sized and tasty burger with fries done to perfection. I'll give it a 3 on a scale of 1-5 and go elsewhere in the future.

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Thank Avcat2013
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Ranch Drive-in has been a long-standing staple in Bothell and glad to see it has withstood the test of re-zoning, taxation, and big name competition. They have always put out a great affordable burger so well worth the stop if you haven't tried it.

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Thank WSUtraveler
Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Bacon ranch burger is pretty good. The beauty of this place is the history and also the youth who work the counters. Counter service prompt and accurate, crowded little area though. Draws a lot of high schoolers who must come to see working buddies, so it's loud. But fast food done right-- two thumbs up.

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Thank sallynelson123
Shoreline
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The Ranch is a fixture of downtown Bothell. It's been serving burgers and shakes since dinosaurs ruled the earth, and in spite of Bothell's on-going craze with gentrification, the Ranch remains. The food is good and what you'd expect - burgers, shakes, fries, etc. All good and tasty and reasonably priced. A much better alternative than Jack in the Box... More 

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Thank hfulghum
Bothell, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This restaurant has been around for decades serving up great burgers, fries and shakes. Service can be slow depending upon time of day. Staff is for the most part friendly. There is both indoor and outdoor seating but parking can be a challenge during the busy hours. Worth the trip though.

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Thank AmynPep
Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I am not really a burger and fry gal, but you can't beat the burgers at Ranch Drive In. While the wait can be a bit (it's popular), it is worth the wait. You can get your burger exactly as you want it. The chocolate milk shakes are the best (according to my husband).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18218 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bothell
  • Phone Number: 425-486-2677

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