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Swensons North Akron Drive-In Restaurants

658 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310-1553
+1 330-928-8515
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (222 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
658 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310-1553
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you are busy as I am, Swenson can be a great place for a quick food refuel. I just cannot eat there often due to some foods are very greasy. But overall, good

Thank MonsterKronen
Reviewed yesterday

If you live anywhere near Akron you will know Swensons! The closest Swensons to me is 5 miles but when My family needs a Swenson '" fix""l I take a cooler to keep it hot for the drive home

Thank Janice N
Reviewed yesterday

The best burger hands down! This is truly an institution in the area. They have several locations, and the service is awesome

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed yesterday

Great old fashion style drive in, I've never had anything I didn't like although I almost always get their signature Galley Boy burger. I frequent the place a few times a month and they are even open in the winter.

Thank Dan P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

EXCELLENCE... It was one of the "BEST" times i have had in a long time!!!!! What can I say..."The food was "GREAT"!!!! The staff was "AWESOME"!!!!!!!!

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Swensons have the best burgers and fries in town! The galley boy has the best flavor. I recommend adding onion and pickle to it. I have noticed that lately the fries haven’t been as good. They are usually crispy on the outside and mealy in...More

Thank christinemM6072OM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here since I was a kid, only thing that really changed was the prices but they still aren’t too bad! We like to call ahead and order and just pick it up. Can’t go wrong with a galley boy if u like sauces...More

Thank karmelepple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Better that normal fat food........ Better than a normal burger....... call ahead, don t waste time ordering there or eating there

Thank Brandon J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone who used to live in Akron or surrounding areas and moved, makes it a point to come to Swenson's when they're back in the area. I've even known people to freeze their Swenson's burgers and fly them home to California. The burgers have a...More

Thank cfchic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Swenson’s is the place for drive-in burgers in Akron. The Galley Boy is their notable sandwich. Double patties with bbq sauce and tartar sauce is famous but to me, it is a bit too sweet. I love the double hamburger with their fixings (mustard,onions,pickles) and...More

Thank James G
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24 February 2017|
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Response from R7268UVjohnn | Reviewed this property |
Sweet like candy NO, but a hint of sweet can sometimes go unnoticeable w/ the other condiments. You'll love the burger and you can go to Strickland's for some excellent ice cream.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 658 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310-1553
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-928-8515
Home of the award-winning Galley Boy! Friendly curb runners serving up fresh, never-frozen burgers, shakes, & crispy extras since 1934!
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