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Big A Rootbeer Drive In

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810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
(530) 273-3243
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Tue 10:30 - 20:00
Wed - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Grass Valley, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been inthis restaurant to eat on several occasions. I have always come expecting the food to be good as it is rated Best in the area for burgers. i found the burgers to be less than average each time.

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Thank pamkesler
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is not your everyday burger joint. This is where you go for quality like on diners,drive ins, and dives. The best burgers in the world. The best cooks the best service. This little place is where you go to pig out on the best Pesto fries in the world. This puts every burger joint to shame.

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Thank Aundrea D
Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today while headed to Sacramento. The burgers were delicious. Garlic fries were extremely garlicky-- covered with loads of fresh minced garlic. If you love garlic, don't miss them. Pesto fries are also worth a try. Root beer is served in large glass mugs-- seemed like most folks who stopped in while we were there had a root... More 

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Thank Ccjello
Nevada City, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

what can you say about a drive-in that looks, feels and TASTES like a drive-in should . They even have the speakers outside so you can pull in and get your meal delivered at the car ... Everyone who works there seems to be happy to be there , and are truly welcoming and warm. Menu's huge and varied ,... More 

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Thank debodulac
Penn Valley, California
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

So glad they finally upgraded and redid the inside. The kids generally do very well with the food and service. The Philly cheesesteak sandwich is very good, good fries and excellent root beer! Oh and you can still drive up and have carside service!

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Thank SatinBow
Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Draft root beer is the feature here, and it is fantastic. Tastes like the root beer I used to get as a child at a similar drive in restaurant, now closed. Food is a notch better than standard fast food, and they have gluten free buns for their burgers and sweet potato fries!

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Thank nrob59
Grass Valley, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth checking out. Delicious variety of burgers, chicken and beef, as well as sandwiches and salads. For me it's a special part of Grass Valley.

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Thank kbarr92
Olivehurst, California
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

BIG PORTIONS - and wonderfully good root beer. I especially like the salads, my kids love the burgers and the pesto fries are a hit with all. This converted A & W drive in is a fun find.

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Thank not2many
Vacaville, California
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Looking for a place to eat in grass valley isn't easy to do but we did find this place. Quaint drive in style diner, however we decided to go inside to eat as it was hot as blazes outside. Service was ok, not great, but not bad. My husband had the chili dog and I had the #1 burger. Husband... More 

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Thank karero99
San Diego, California
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111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Great freshly made burger - they had many specialties but I got the plain old cheeseburger with cheddar. Staff were very helpful in helping you choose from their big menu on the wall. Retro type atmosphere with 1980s new waver music playing in the background - I heard Billy Idol and Blondie. The acoustics made it very noisy but a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: (530) 273-3243

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?