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Wright's Dairy Rite

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American, Diner
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346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
+1 540-886-0435
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10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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252 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

With an old school menu and phones to order, you just can't miss this place. The chocolate shake was better for the ambience and friendly service

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Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Staunton, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Want an egg salad sandwich like grandma used to make for you? Want to order on the phone from your table? Want to sit in your car and have your meal delivered to you? Want to see what it was like for your parents or grandparents and they went out on a date on Friday night? Lol.... More 

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Thank deanafisher121212
Staunton, Virginia
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173 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Yes, this is one of the few remaining true drive-ins left anywhere. It is exactly as it was in the 1950's. Lots of choices on the menu and terrific shakes. Dine-in or wait in your car!

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Thank gamesray
NC
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Imagine a drive in from the 60s. Car service or that have table service too. You have to use a phone that rings in the kitchen and that's how you order! Don't get in a rush, burgers are thick and take time to cook. The Superburger is delicious and the onion rings may have been the best ever. Sure, it's... More 

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Thank ResqPAC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Cool, old fashion drive in, has been in operation forever. Chili, not so good. Italian sub Great! Fun place for the family. Or a good place for girlfriends to eat, when no one really wants to get dressed and primp.

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Thank Cynthia M
Richmond, VA
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A visit to Wright's is a peek down memory lane. To a time when burgers and shakes where fresh..never frozen..and made to order. This place hasn't changed much since the 50's when it was first established..heck..they still have the original drive up call boxes where you order from your car!..think sonic..just 60 years ago. Inside the restaurant you will find... More 

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Thank PSI287
Roanoke, Virginia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Wright's Dairy Rite succeeds at keeping a 1950s-1960s atmosphere with well-prepared and tasty food. My family particularly enjoys the milkshakes and malts. For me, their chocolate malts taste exactly like a malt should, like I used to get and love at the 50s-era milkshake stands and drive-throughs that remained in the 1970s and 1980s, not a glorified milkshake with a... More 

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Thank Kevin M
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Sweet find! The Superburger was delicious! Onion rings were nice & crispy with not too much batter! I had to get a drink freeze with Orange Fanta that tastes like a dream sickle!! My friend got the Floats!! Yummy!!

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Thank LisaA1960
NoVA
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159 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a family owned business since the 50's that has drive in service (stay in your car) or dining room. If you choose to come inside you place your order over a phone that is at your table. Had a couple of shakes here in August which were both really good. Also, if you are into muscle cars, there... More 

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Thank vision2travel
Staunton, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

When you visit Wright's you are stepping back in time. An era your young ones probably don't know. Which is why you should go. A real juke box playing a large variety of music, bright leather booths and lots of stainless steel. All you need is a poodle skirt or a white tee and leather jacket. The food is simple... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-886-0435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?