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“Nice meal at a historic location”
Review of Parkette Drive In

Parkette Drive In
Ranked #94 of 942 Restaurants in Lexington
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Reviewed October 15, 2012

This was a family dinner to try a place featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. The meal was very good and filling. Nothing out of the ordinary, but very good. All of us were full by the end which is always good for a meal on the road.

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Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Don't let the rough/old exterior run you off- this place is great. Cute sit-down diner around the back if you don't want to use the drive-in. Good food at cheap prices. Everybody should try it.

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Reviewed October 11, 2012

Having seen the Parkette on DDD, when we stopped during a recent road trip, we were very disappointed. It is indeed a drive in, but about 80% of the call boxes had an "out of order" sign on them. They weren't very busy though, so we were able to find one that worked.

Our waitress was extremely nice and friendly, which is always a plus. The food was another matter. We all ordered the Poor Boy. They came out so fast, I was pretty darned sure they couldn't have been prepared fresh, and I was right. They were not hot, barely warm, and quite dry. The only saving grace was the onion rings; everyone enjoyed those.
I can't say it's the worst burger Ive ever had, but it certainly didn't live up to the throw back to fresh, hot, tasty burger as portrayed on DDD.
I sure hope they implement some changes and make it everything it could be.

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1  Thank Tanner76
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

A fifties diner in the 21st century, all the great comfort food at yesterday's prices. The fried chicken, burgers, fries and the best thickest fried bologna sandwich will have you coming back!!!

Thank Otodoc
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

Always get a great Poor Boy everytime I go . Love the outside pull up old time ordering booths. It is a cool experience everytime!

Thank Deb8364
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