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“The Best Chili Dogs in Tucson!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pat's Drive In

Pat's Drive In
Ranked #547 of 1,971 Restaurants in Tucson
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“The Best Chili Dogs in Tucson!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

Pat`s is the place to go for Chili dogs. You can get them Hot or not so hot depending on your tastebuds. They also have the best greasy french fries that money can buy.Their prices are very reasonable.The service is not always fast because they are so busy,especially with the lunch crowd,but it`s well worth the wait! I live across town but when I am anywhere close to Pat`s I make a point of stopping by. Tucson wouldn`t be the same without them.

Visited November 2011
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“Used to LOOOVE eatin at pats its pretty...”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2010

Used to LOOOVE eatin at pats its pretty cheap for the portion size... being pregnant and cravin a chili dog I had to go to pats but as soon as I ordered my food and looked at the counter where the chili is kept hot I discovered baby roaches crawling around.. I was disgusted because if there are babys there has to be a mom and the workers could of caredless that the roaches were jus crawling around the open pots of chili.. never been back and don't plan on it. I turn all my friends and family away from eating there also

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“Not a big fan of chili dogs, but this place is pretty cool! A favorite of locals for a quick dog and fries.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2009

Not a big fan of chili dogs, but this place is pretty cool! A favorite of locals for a quick dog and fries.

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Tucson, Arizona
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“Nothing Special!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2009

The chili dogs are some of the worst that I have tried. Boiled with a poor tasting "chili" with whole beans that dribble all over the place - especially your shirt. I tried the Chili Burger and it is OK but better than the Chili Dogs. The French Fries are fresh and come out mushy unless you ask for them crispy - you get a lot and are reasonable in price - the only reason I gave them 2 stars. Beware!!! Don't look in the kitchen from the inside seating area.

I highly recommend the SAMMY Dog at El Guero Canelo at 2480 North Oracle. Not a chili dog but mighty tasty Sonoran Bacon Wrapped style dog. Too bad that you can't have the Crispy fries from pats with the Sammy Dogs. Hey!! Why not!

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“A Tucson institution!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2009

A Tucson institution!

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