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Carl's Drive-In

1254 E Lee Hwy, Loudon, TN 37774-6465
+1 865-458-3791
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Fast food
1254 E Lee Hwy, Loudon, TN 37774-6465
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here after my son's football game. With 5 of us the prices was around $40. That's a good deal since we ordered burgers, onion rings, fries, shakes and dip dogs. Even with the large order, service was quick. We hadn't eaten at Carl's...More

Thank tnguitarguy6
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I had my mouth set for a juicy burger grilled the old fashion way. Just like one would expect given the great write up from the local paper. The bun was good, plenty of dill pickle chips and lots of mustard and onions just as...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We went on a Saturday night. There were many other people there, but it wasn't a crush by any means. Mindful of a description on Google as "1/8 inch thick burger patties," I ordered a double burger basket. Dear Husband had not read the Google...More

Thank BayInTN
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We have been eating Foot Long Hotdogs here for last 50 years, never had a bad one. Price is reasonable, service is quick. This place is an Icon in Loudon.

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We love Carl's! The Philly sandwich is fabulous, and so are the onion rings. My husband loves the double cheeseburger basket and we always order dessert!

Thank Kristi C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few old-fashioned drive inns still around. It's cash only and they can hook the tray on the car window for you. The food is just average fried food but it is cheap. Sonic has better food but this is the...More

Thank inthevortex
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've been going to Carl"s since the late 60's. It's good food in an iconic setting. You can grab a meal for 2 for about 10 bucks.

Thank cartwright865
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I was super excited about finding Carl's because they have the type of food Sonic had about 20 years ago. I wanted the grilled ham and cheese sandwich,and it was just as good as I had hoped it would be! My fiance got the chili...More

Thank TNTraveler2003
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little family owned drive in with great food & really great prices. Atmosphere is from the 50's Most of the time we will drive down just to get a large ice cream cone. I haven't been disappointed yet & I don't think you will...More

Thank GUY R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Down home feel in a 50 style drive in. The car hops feel old school. Food awesome, cheap and hot. Love it for a cheap, quality meal.

Thank lethia b
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1254 E Lee Hwy, Loudon, TN 37774-6465
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Loudon
  • Phone Number: +1 865-458-3791
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