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Gene's Root Beer

640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
+1 765-642-5768
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“slaw dog” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
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American, Fast food
640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Can't wait for the opening to come every year so we can get our slaw dog and Spanish dog fix. It's always a good sign spring is coming when they open.

Thank Savygrace1
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Opened March 1 for the season. Ready...Set...Go! Great for Hot Dogs, onion rings, corn dogs are also great! Can't wait to have a cold mug of Rootbeer! It is wonderful!!!!

Thank singer552015
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This is the place to go to if you love old fashion times the hotdogs are awesome I wished they were opened all year round.

Thank 689jefferys
Reviewed 22 December 2017

to drive up, order the best and coldest root beer you've ever had is what I will be dreaming about in this off season! Can opening day get here fast enough!?

Thank Rick E C
Reviewed 16 November 2017

An Anderson institution - known for their Spanish Sauce. They even sell packets to make your home. A seasonal drive-in, so get your fill during the warm months. Always hate to see them close for the season. Typical drive in style food, ice cream, floats,...More

1  Thank garywS7824EE
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Food is great, service is quick. Nice place to eat, especially in the summer. Prices are always affordable. A real throwback to the past.

Thank R1076RJmarkc
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Like the title says. You can't beat their beer. Sitting in your car to eat is not always the easiest but a nice change. Prices are typical and the waitresses are always on time and friendly . Nice place to go in the summer time.

Thank Neal G
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I rode here from Illinois just to try the root beer. It was great! I'll be back again. I didn't eat any food, just drank root beer.

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This was such a cool experience. Terrific service, awesome root beer, pork tenderloin sandwiches and hot, delicious fries. Splurge for a cup of cheese sauce if you are even thinking about it, yum. I will return when in the area. Looking forward to trying a...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We've been going here since we were dating in the 60's. love to get a frosty mug of ice cold root beer and a famous chili dog. They still bring it out and hang the tray on your window. Food is pretty good. I just...More

Thank happycamper058
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3 August 2016|
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Response from Rose M | Reviewed this property |
Pretty busy. My sister tries not to go close to AU at this time of year. Every where you go it is busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 am
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: +1 765-642-5768
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