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Vali-Hi Drive-in

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Address: 11260 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042-9764
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Love this place! So nostalgic and fun!

This is one of my MUSTS every summer...such a fun place. My husband and I always order a pizza, and even thought it's just a cheap(ish) frozen pizza, something about eating it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
Lauren G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of my MUSTS every summer...such a fun place. My husband and I always order a pizza, and even thought it's just a cheap(ish) frozen pizza, something about eating it outside or in the car just makes the experience incredible :) Such a fun outing for a couple, family, friends, etc!

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Thank Lauren G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Vali-Hi on a Friday night in September. Our kids are young so we finally had the perfect combo of a family friendly first movie and an earlier start time. This place is a great value for families because admission is only $1 for kids. We easily found a spot. The concessions were priced well--a large popcorn was... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

LOVE this place. We always get there real early to get a good spot. On weekends they get really busy, so I advise going early. We bring our own candy and pop, but get hot popcorn there! Sometimes a pizza too. It is a great value and it is just something fun to do in the summer! I wish there... More 

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Thank irishmom01
Ste. Anne, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

In the area on a family vacation. Found this little gem by accident. Great night out, admission prices are spot on, and the food is good and well priced.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Its the only drive in left so I feel like I can't complain. They are always bustling at the seams and sold out so it'd be nice if they either opened another location or added a screen and bldg at the present location and expaneded to the next lot also. Bathrooms are disgusting and need to be renovated. Speakers are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Big blended family, 3 vehicles. The other families were friendly and nice, ticket prices were great, 8.50 adults and 1.00 for kids under 12. The movie was good quality and fun to watch. The tickets lady was nice. The concessions people were clearly overwhelmed and service was slow. The prices were ok. Have a dollar menu but everything else a... More 

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Thank E W
Hudson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for over 30 years and I still love it. It's better to go midweek as weekends can be busy. Lots of people grill out but we like to get food inside.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Very rude staff. Bad night for us. Everything went wrong. Should have just rented a movie. Waste of our family night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Fun and reasonably priced. Her there early because they almost always max out capacity and have to close their gates.

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Thank Angela H
Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

You must experience a drive-in, regardless if you are a couple, family or a group of friends. Vali-Hi offers 3 movies for the price of 1 in your cozy vehicle with your own snacks. Great parking, great staff, great concessions. This is one of the last drive-in movies standing so I hope everyone supports them!

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