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“THE American Drive In”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bob's Drive-Inn

Bob's Drive-Inn
Ranked #3 of 31 Restaurants in Le Mars
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“THE American Drive In”
Reviewed October 20, 2011

This is the quintessential American drive in, a breed that is quickly dying and commercializing. The hot dogs, taverns, taters, etc are all reminiscent of the good ole days and really are quality drive in food. The shakes are amazing too and since you are in the ice cream capital of the world, you have an added significance of the visit.

Visited September 2011
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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 reviews
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“Snappy Dogs”
Reviewed June 21, 2010

We stop by everytime thru town, they even build a bypass but it doesnt matter we make the xtra trip. The hotdogs make a snap sound when you bite into them and are very fresh. Top it off with a shake from the ice cream capitol of the world and you have a meal for diner dives and drive in.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“loved it”
Reviewed March 28, 2009

I would compare this place to a tasty freeze. They were very friendly when we were looking over the menu, which is on the wall. Being our first time, a man behind the counter explained all the foods and how they are prepared. You order at the register and then take a seat, theyll bring it out. They check on you and ask if you would like a refill. Even gave us a free sample of onion rings. Didn't try their ice cream yet.

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South Dakota
1 review
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“The place I miss the most”
Reviewed January 27, 2007

I drive about 6 hours to eat at Bob's Drive Inn in Le Mars, IA. We used to live just south of Le Mars and moved about 400 miles west. Every trip back home includes a visit to Bob's. We were very happy when they built the addition to include indoor seating and being open more throughout the year.
I've even gotten my husband addicted to the "Bob's" dogs enough so that he has begun to look for hot dogs that are of a similar casing in the grocery stores. No luck though, Bob's are unique and one of a kind. Defintely worth the 6 hour drive to eat there!!

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