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5331 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6402
+1 941-378-4656
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Sarasota, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not going back to checkers. I have been there many times and I am sick and tired of them either leaving things out of the order or overcharging. The food is not that great either.

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is the place to go for a cheap burger that reminds you of 20 years ago when burners were just that. They have other foods but I prefer the checker cheese burger @2 for $3,a large fry and a coke. Just a good quick burger joint. When my son comes to visit he asks for Checkers at least once... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,689 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., is one of the largest chains of double drive-in restaurants in the United States. The company, which was founded in Mobile, Alabama, in 1986, and now is headquartered in Tamps, Florida, operates 784 Checkers and Rally's locations in 28 states and the District of Columbia. They specialize in hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries and milk shakes.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I love Checkers. We first discovered the fast-food restaurant with the double drive-through, great double cheeseburgers, chili dogs, crispy fries and creamy milk shakes in Sarasota about 10 years ago. Now it's gone. And we were delighted to find two Checkers locations with short drives of our condominium in Chicago, one owned and operated by an old friend. Now they're... More 

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Marion, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

Just a drive thru has a feel of days gone by. Has an area to park and tables to get out and eat at. The Burgers are great, fries were awesome had some different flavor/coating on them. I wish we had one where we live. A must stop for a Burger and fries if you don't have one near you!!!

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

The sign said "Philly Cheese steak".....the person on the intercom said that promotion ended last week...and we forgot to take the sign down. I ordered a burger...when it came, and I paid for it....the cashier apologized that she did not have pennies to make change. How else are they screwing up behind the scenes...they have seen the last of me!!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2012

They have the best waffle cone.. they are big and for $1.99 an excellent deal.. Big Buford is fast and easy for dinner and the fries are the best..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2008

If you have to eat fast food, it's good for a good price.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2008

just a fast food restaurant, fries are good though.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2008

sick last 2 times i was there

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5331 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6402
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-378-4656

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