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Gene's Root Beer

640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
+1 765-642-5768
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“slaw dog” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
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American, Fast food
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640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You always know when Spring had arrived, Gene's Root Beer stand opens. This is a local landmark and the summer isn't complete without a trip or ten to Gene's. The Spanish dog is great, especially washed down with home-made root beer.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Rootbeer, Spanish dog, mushrooms, ice cream and fries are among my favorites. Service is "usually" pretty good. Once in a while it falls thru the cracks. When you visit frequently I guess that's bound to happen.

Thank Wendy N
Reviewed 29 April 2018

How can you not love Gene's Hot Dogs! Best dogs in Indiana! The rootbeer and fries are also amazing.

Thank Kerrie W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Can't wait for the opening to come every year so we can get our slaw dog and Spanish dog fix. It's always a good sign spring is coming when they open.

Thank Savygrace1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Opened March 1 for the season. Ready...Set...Go! Great for Hot Dogs, onion rings, corn dogs are also great! Can't wait to have a cold mug of Rootbeer! It is wonderful!!!!

Thank singer552015
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This is the place to go to if you love old fashion times the hotdogs are awesome I wished they were opened all year round.

Thank 689jefferys
Reviewed 22 December 2017

to drive up, order the best and coldest root beer you've ever had is what I will be dreaming about in this off season! Can opening day get here fast enough!?

Thank Rick E C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

An Anderson institution - known for their Spanish Sauce. They even sell packets to make your home. A seasonal drive-in, so get your fill during the warm months. Always hate to see them close for the season. Typical drive in style food, ice cream, floats,...More

1  Thank garywS7824EE
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Food is great, service is quick. Nice place to eat, especially in the summer. Prices are always affordable. A real throwback to the past.

Thank R1076RJmarkc
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Like the title says. You can't beat their beer. Sitting in your car to eat is not always the easiest but a nice change. Prices are typical and the waitresses are always on time and friendly . Nice place to go in the summer time.

Thank Neal G
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Response from Rose M | Reviewed this property |
Pretty busy. My sister tries not to go close to AU at this time of year. Every where you go it is busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 09:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 S Scatterfield Rd, Anderson, IN 46012-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: +1 765-642-5768
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