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Big A Rootbeer Drive In

810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
+1 530-273-3243
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“pesto fries” (4 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (3 reviews)
“root beer” (16 reviews)
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American, Fast food
810 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5809
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the "Big A Rootbeer Drive In" in Grass Valley, California, will bring you back to 1957. It has all the features of A&W Root Beer Drive Ins back in the day. You can park your car and order from a speaker or...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Burgers are fresh and juicy, and fries are great. I had the impression the patrons were mostly locals, some possibly regulars. If you want a classic burger and fries lunch with a classic root beer served in a chilled glass, this is the place to...More

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You really can drive in (under cover, no great scenery) and have your order brought to the car - or eat indoors in the cafe. The burgers are the beefiest, greasy, tasty burgers, with a huge choice of toppings. Fries are yummy, shakes are handmade....More

Thank GrassValleyMe
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for some lunch and all had burgers. The beef burger my son had was juicy and good. We had veggie burgers and they were ok. The service was great and the fries were cooked to perfection. They have a variety of sandwiches...More

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food is awesome, the selection way above average, the wait time minimal but the pricing a little high for a burger. There is a wide selection, but the price for two for lunch could easily reach $25. The burgers a consistently are voted the...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here two or three's since the first of the year.The food and drinks have very good each time.The service has been very good and fast each time.The root beer is same of the best I have had.We will be stoping here again...More

Thank Jesse D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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.

Thank pamkesler
Reviewed 28 January 2017 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...More

Thank Aundrea D
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...More

Thank Ccjello
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...More

Thank debodulac
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
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: +1 530-273-3243
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