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Maid-Rite Drive In

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1401 Main St, Lexington, MO 64067-1417
+1 660-259-4444
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The Maid-Rite Drive-In has been in Lexington for around 50 years. I went to school with the owner's daughter. The Maid-Rite hamburger is what's known today as a loose meat sandwich. I know the current owner personally and eat there often. There is nothing like a Maid-Rite hamburger anywhere else that I know of. I do know there's some places... More 

Thank Chef-TK-KC
Lexington, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Love Made-Rite, it reminds me of a time lost. Yeah they are not fancy and it's crowded but it's from a time in the past. The food is good too, I think the portions are good for the price your paying. You can easily eat on the cheap. There is car hop service as well as so if you want... More 

Thank TwoforDinner
Fayetteville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

We Googled "Diners in Lexington" and Maid Rite popped up. Apparently they are a franchise. So, we visited the company's web site and they had an excellent menu listed. Looked good. That changed when we arrived. The staff was friendly and helpful. The menu looked somewhat different. We ended up ordering sandwiches and fries. The food portions were small and... More 

Thank KM-the-Traveler
El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

When I lived in the area, always found a reason to go there. we would and try to bring food back for the one who couldn't go but never worked. It always seemed to disappear. Small place inside but don't let that fool you. Love the burgers. I would drive 3 1/2 hours just to go there if able. Ate... More 

Thank DriftinCowboy
Lexington, Missouri
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210 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

I grew up on these wonderful loose hamburger meat sandwiches....and you just can't beat a Maid Rite for lunch...All the people that have left our wonderful small town of Lexington Missouri just have to stop by the Maid Rite when they are here......It was and is still a part of our Historic History of Lexington......#1 pick for lunch

Thank DMSims
Lebanon, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

Maid-Rite burger was very good... The place is real small..probably 6 tables and counter room for 10... The place has been there since the 40's and looks it... Not in a good way... But if you're in the mood for a good loose meat burger...it's worth the stop

Thank Mike M
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013

Maid Rite has the best ice cream around!! Great prices! Only down side is they don't take cards. Be prepared with cash :-)

Thank pediddle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

Whenever we make a trip to Lexington, this is a 'for sure' stop! Lots of great memories and love those Maid-Rites!

Thank George-Fran
Lexington, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

When you grow up in Lexington, you have Maid-Rites in your veins. Many people go there before they see their parents when they are visiting! It's just a greasy shack, but the "loose meat" sandwiches and sides are yummy.

Thank Susan W
Lexington, Missouri
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78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

This is a place near and dear to my heart. We grew up eating Maid Rites...This is a loose hamburger meat that is undescribably delicious. You have to try one of these if you ever visit Lexington. I promise you will enjoy every bite.

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Main St, Lexington, MO 64067-1417
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 660-259-4444

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