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Barney's Drive-In

1300 Elm Ave E, Waseca, MN 56093-3357
+1 507-835-7422
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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“cheese curds” (2 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“root beer” (6 reviews)
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Fast food
1300 Elm Ave E, Waseca, MN 56093-3357
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I came here for the first time back in August. It is a favorite of my wife’s family. And I know why now! I only wish they were open all year because during thanksgiving we came for a visit and without a car we definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank patrickbS3934BJ
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Found right off "Old Highway 14" on the east edge of Waseca, you will find this hometown drive in. The BBQ sandwich is very good, and the root beer is awesome! Only open seasonally, you've got to stop in and "get your fix" while you...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 970tinae
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It's great still finding a drive in ! Their Root beer is their own recipe and tasted delicious! We ordered burgers and fries as well, the burgers were nothing special just thin patties that tasted blah, and the fries were standard crinkle cut . We...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The sad looking greyish burger was clearly made from the frozen packaged hockey puck like patties they serve in school cafeterias. I would rather eat a burger from McDonald's. The homemade root beer is great, take some home and make you own burger...

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank 864joen
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The fact that it's a non-chain Drive-in should make you want to visit. I had lived in the area for the past 10 years, and would try to at least make one annual visit. I'm now moving away from the area, and can safely say...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Murveman
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Just a short bike ride or walk from Kiesler's resort. Our kids loved eating in the old car they have on site. Food was good too.

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank roseee311
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Sure, it's not going to be fine dining as it's a Drive-In. An actual drive in restaurant which in of itself is really a treat to experience. The food was standard fast food fried fare burgers, hot dogs and corn dogs. A really nice location...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Great root beer! That is all. Poor service, poor flavored foods. I asked why they burnt my kids corn dogs and they said that is the way they cook them. They fixed it but it was an odd response. This restaurant is over priced by...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank adam8504
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I thought it would be fun to go back in time and try the old time drive in. Food was just OK service was slow. It will be a while for me to go back.

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank rmitch27
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This is a cool venue. It is a drive-in and they do have extra tables as well. The restaurant is right across the street from the lake so there is a nice view while you eat. The service was very friendly and the food was...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank polkadots_eve
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 1300 Elm Ave E, Waseca, MN 56093-3357
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Waseca
  • Phone Number: +1 507-835-7422
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