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Ace Drive-In

1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
+1 815-726-7741
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good9%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (5 reviews)
“root beer” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Fast food
1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ace drive in is so unique and is great for all ages and is defiantly and experience. Ace is an actual drive in or they do offer picnic benches which is convenient for the messy or little ones.

Thank Cathrine138
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

First time back in over 15 years still just as good as back then root beer is awesome as then however first time @ the tables can't wait to come back again

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Ace drive in has been here for many years. One of the few car hop places left. They have great sandwitches and wonderful cold root beer. It is a throwback to a time when things were much simpler and a family could go out and...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place is a classic great stop when ever you're in town. You cannot beat the food and location of the place.

Thank decommman
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you are expecting fine dining and white cloth service, you have picked the wrong place. But if you are after the simplest of pleasures, no frills just really well done basics and fantastic root beer, then come over and sit next to me at...More

Thank geoandsusan
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We took our grandkids there to experience a drive in with car hops. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was average and prices ok. It is a very busy place, root beer is delicious and milkshakes great.

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Talk about an old-time drive-in restaurant. That's Ace Drive-In at 1207 Plainfield Road in Joliet, at the corner of Route 30 and Ingalls Avenue. It has been a fixture in Will County since 1949. The Pierson brothers, Rich and Tom, bought the business in 1983...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Yes summer is back. It's so nice to sit at the tables and enjoy a great Berger with onion tins and a frosty mug of wonderful root beer

Thank Old_Sailor_W18
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

On a warm evening no better place in Joliet. The burger and the Barbecue beef were excellent. The service was fast and friendly. Root beer tasty and cold.

Thank Delmov
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Great stop in the summer for a frosty root beer and cheese burger. Car hops bring the food to your car with the tray attaching to your car window. Love this place!

Thank Maryfran55
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-726-7741
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