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Ace Drive-In

1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
+1 815-726-7741
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good11%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chilli” (2 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“root beer” (19 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place has been in Joliet for as long as I can remember! Fun place to grab a quick bite. The root beer is a must have at every visit! If your traveling thru Joliet make sure to try this place out!!

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I have been going to the Ace my whole life and me and my family always make it the r e a few times every season, they are usually open in the Spring til around early Fall, I highly recommend the root beer in their...More

Thank Gina W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Been going to Ace Drive-In 50+ years. The food is so good. Never had a bad meal. The root beer is a must have.

Thank CherylS2216
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I've lived here my whole life, and never came to Ace! Hubby and I took his son here to try it out. I liked my hoagie and root beer. My stepson liked his shake and chicken tenders. Hubby was disappointed with his burger and chili....More

Thank jjacks70
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Ace drive in is so unique and is great for all ages and is defiantly and experience. Ace is an actual drive in or they do offer picnic benches which is convenient for the messy or little ones.

Thank Cathrine138
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

First time back in over 15 years still just as good as back then root beer is awesome as then however first time @ the tables can't wait to come back again

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Ace drive in has been here for many years. One of the few car hop places left. They have great sandwitches and wonderful cold root beer. It is a throwback to a time when things were much simpler and a family could go out and...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is a classic great stop when ever you're in town. You cannot beat the food and location of the place.

Thank decommman
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are expecting fine dining and white cloth service, you have picked the wrong place. But if you are after the simplest of pleasures, no frills just really well done basics and fantastic root beer, then come over and sit next to me at...More

Thank geoandsusan
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We took our grandkids there to experience a drive in with car hops. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was average and prices ok. It is a very busy place, root beer is delicious and milkshakes great.

Thank Colleen B
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-726-7741
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