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“Little disappointing”

Mugs-Up Root Beer Drive-In
Ranked #36 of 251 Restaurants in Independence
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160 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Little disappointing”
Reviewed July 10, 2012

Went there for just the root beer expected the root beer bite of old but was just so so. Did not eat so no comment on food

Visited July 2012
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Independence, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“FUN! Fast, Food, Like the old days!”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

It is small but this is truly a DRIVE-IN! You drive up, park look at the big outdoor menu. The gal comes up to your vehicle with the change maker on her waist and order slip. You order just like you did with A&W years ago. Fun, convenient and pretty good Root Beer! The Burgers are loose meat burgers. Very interesting but good! BBQ Beef was hot and flavorful. Style is Fun, Fast Food. Tired of the old cheapy standard archs and crowns? Go Here. lift up your window, let them serve you and have fun eating in your vehicle!

  • Visited May 2012
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Independence, Missouri
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A hidden treasure in Independence.”
Reviewed November 19, 2011

If you are looking for great food on a budget then Mugs Up is a must for you. Old fashioned drive in with a focus on great food delivered personally. I am surprised the parking lot is not standing room only. Once trying this I am not sure that I would return to the other drive ins in town.

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Pleasant Hill, Mo.
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Old style drive in”
Reviewed November 24, 2009

I still have not escaped the Whizburger (loose meat), fries, & frosty mug of root beer after all these years.
Car hop service.
Give it a try on a nice day.

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“Lifetime tradition. The...”
Reviewed March 8, 2009

Lifetime tradition. The ordering of "Black Cows" and "Whiz Burgers" is mandatory.

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