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“Been eating here since 1958.”
Review of Barney's Drive-In

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Barney's Drive-In
Ranked #21 of 27 Restaurants in Waseca
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Been eating here since 1958.”
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Like any other farm family back then, we ate out twice a year, and since the cemetery is just behind the place, we ate there every Memorial Day. Had my first burger and onion rings here...breaded, not battered just like Jesus likes them, and the root beer jug was filled regularly here.

  • Visited May 2014
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English first
Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Nice to be out and eat Waseca's version of Sonic”
Reviewed 22 June 2013

Reminds me of my child hood when people actually wanted to be outside, car diners were the norm. The food is good, rootbeer comes with the specials, the ordering is brutal on the intercom. Sounds like Charlie Brown's teacher is really pissed off! Burgers, appetizers, ice cream and broasted chicken are the menu staples. Would suggest if your car is not the place you want to eat, they have picnic tables.

  • Visited May 2013
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Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Cute little drive-in”
Reviewed 25 November 2012

I liked the food, and I liked the service. The view of the lake is a plus. Old-fashioned like A&W, but small-town which is a nice addition. Neat place to go.

Visited June 2012
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Thank AshleySikel
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Mankato, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A Summertime Staple”
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Let me first begin by saying that the food is nothing spectacular, and the service is by no means wonderful.

That being said, Barney's is truly a summertime staple for our family. If we drive by and see that it has re-opened for the season we have to stop! They have your typical drive-in fare, hot dogs, burgers, sandwiches, ice cream, and their root beer floats are pretty tasty.

As long as you go there not expecting something it's not, I think you'll enjoy it.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank globetrotter_EM
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