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El's Drive In

3706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2903
+1 252-648-7161
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp burgers” (71 reviews)
“super burger” (27 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (39 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food
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LOCATION
3706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2903
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1 - 10 of 382 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Old fashioned drive in. Service is great, friendly and fast. I have eaten here several times and the food is always tasty. I love the shrimp.

Thank AppNeer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best shrimp burger in town, the super burger is just that....super, everything on it! Yum! The prices are a bit high for eating in your car and they aren't posted and seem to change every time I go, suspicious. But not keeping me away!...More

Thank Lyndsey T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been return customers for years. We've never had anything but a great burger, served up hot and ready to eat in the car or take home to enjoy.

Thank gthayer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love their burgers and fries. My child loves the drive in experience of eating in the car. It's cash only.

Thank amwasinger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El's is an iconic ,old school drive-in burger joint. No frills, just good burgers, dogs, and specialty sandwiches like shrimp-burgers. The girls who come to your car to take your order are very nice and do their job without a hitch. If you are a...More

Thank H3185LVjeffs
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Started in 1959 El's Drive in does not look like it has changed its building or menu since. Basic menu items and all sound tasty. There is no organized parking so it was nice to just pick a site and wait for the hostess to...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Stopped because we saw cars parked & busy atmosphere. This is a drive-in & just park & wait only minutes for a server to take your order. They are quick & nice.Good recommendations for new customers & quick service. Food is tasty, fresh & good...More

Thank Clarkie815
Reviewed 30 November 2017

My husband and I weren't up for a sit down restaurant. His n burger was good. My shrimp burger was fair - shrimp were overcooked and cold.

Thank RFW101
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Places like this are very common from my hometown, but El's was far more expensive than we thought it would be. For a shrimp plate, a burger with onion rings, and 2 drinks, it was $24. You pull into a big lot and park anywhere....More

Thank phillipsal2
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Else is in institution that you should try out when visiting the Crystal Coast it's a dying breed of places where they come and take your order from the car and then deliver it back to you. My favorite his Isa shrimp burgers or an...More

Thank urc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2903
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-648-7161
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