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“Great Little Place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Eagle Drive-In

The Eagle Drive-In
Ranked #5 of 223 Restaurants in Joplin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
NH
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great Little Place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

It's tiny but quite an experience. The menu has a crazy mix of everything from ahi tuna and calamari to burgers. Clearly the kitchen knows how to prepare a tasty variety of dishes. Portions are big and prices are very reasonable. They only have about 30-35 seats and a little bar, but the staff hustles to make the experience pleasant. We went on the recommendation of one of the locals and were surprised to find many of the other locals had never tried it. They seemed to do a lot of take out and the line for seating was forming as we left. I would suggest going during off times, but worth the wait for sure!

Visited January 2014
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English first
Joplin, Missouri
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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“Misleading name”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

Very odd menu for a place called a drive in. Had never been there before but heard about it from friends. Not a place for large parties or kids. Very small interior and limited menu. Check the menu before going so you won't be surprised when you get there. Food was ok as well as service but will not be returning.

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St. Germain, Wi.
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Worthy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

We were near Joplin on our trip and had to check out the Eagle Diner. WELL worth the stop. Timed it so we were after the lunch crowd. Still pretty busy as it is a small place. Absolutely a great burger and friendly service.

  • Visited October 2013
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Joplin, Missouri
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

Great food, great service. A little small, but they really do their best to seat you and serve you. Wonderful food, not your everyday, ordinary hamburger, steak. Fries are to die for. Their sauces are very unique!! What a pleasant experience!! Will go back!

  • Visited September 2013
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“Such a gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013 via mobile

Look carefully you may miss it! FANTASTIC food! I had a "little Bo peep" lamb burger and my husband had the BBQ Bison Burger! SO good! Try some dipping sauces too! Very small local with limited seating but the staff was lightning fast to turn around tables! Great patch I'd grass, in the parking lot, where my daughter was able to run off some steam! Would definitely eat here again if in town!

  • Visited September 2013
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