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“Nostalgia in a bottle”

Mugs-Up Root Beer Drive-In
Ranked #31 of 251 Restaurants in Independence
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Kansas City
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nostalgia in a bottle”
Reviewed 25 September 2012

This is a place I've gone to for many many years. No one else does frosted mugs. And, the nostalgia of the baby mugs.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Kansas City, Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“A Longstanding Tradition”
Reviewed 6 September 2012

This place may not look like much but the burgers and old fashioned root beer floats are outstanding. We stop here every time we go through KC

Visited July 2012
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Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Love It”
Reviewed 13 August 2012 via mobile

Loose meat sandwiches and root beer in a frosty mug! And wavy cut French fries my favorite! Super wizard burger is my favorite.

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LC
Level 6 Contributor
163 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Little disappointing”
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Went there for just the root beer expected the root beer bite of old but was just so so. Did not eat so no comment on food

Visited July 2012
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Independence, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“FUN! Fast, Food, Like the old days!”
Reviewed 19 May 2012

It is small but this is truly a DRIVE-IN! You drive up, park look at the big outdoor menu. The gal comes up to your vehicle with the change maker on her waist and order slip. You order just like you did with A&W years ago. Fun, convenient and pretty good Root Beer! The Burgers are loose meat burgers. Very interesting but good! BBQ Beef was hot and flavorful. Style is Fun, Fast Food. Tired of the old cheapy standard archs and crowns? Go Here. lift up your window, let them serve you and have fun eating in your vehicle!

  • Visited May 2012
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