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The Eagle Drive-In

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4224 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64804-4631
+1 417-623-2228
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Marshfield, Missouri, United States
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place doesn't look like much, but once you get a menu, you'll be amazed. It's a really small place, but worth waiting for a table. It's more than just a burger joint or diner. some of the food choices are exotic to most. Our food was absolutely delicious. We will definitely return.

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Thank Lisa H
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
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210 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets well deserved high ratings. The wait staff is friendly and professional. The food is exceptional. The Eagle Burger, which is topped with a quail egg was the best burger I've ever eaten. They say the burgers are a third of a pond ... I think they must be half pound burgers. They are delicious. The fries that... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the exterior facade fool you. This place has fabulous food and service. We tried several side sauces with our fries (you get 2 for free) but the garlic aioli was our favorite. I ended up foregoing my using mayo on my cheeseburger and slathered the sauce on instead. My husband had the chili cheeseburger, covered in what he... More 

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Thank PJMama69
Blue Eye, Missouri
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The burgers are excellent and they should be, starting at $11 and heading toward $20 quite fast. But they come with fries and choice of dipping sauce. The elk reminds me of moose at $17. The mussels appetizer are pretty special. They have a good selection of beer, including quite a few regional micro brews on tap. Definitely not fast... More 

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Thank mirepoix417
Joplin, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great salads and gourmet burgers. Quality ingredients. Love the eagle and the lamb burger. They have tables outside which is nice on good days.

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Thank mmmmmmmmmgoooooood
Joplin, Missouri
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Burgers and Fries, anything else is average at best. Service is a toss up, during the day the service is normally really good, after 7:00 PM, not so good.

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Thank Brad T
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little restaurant doesn't look like much on the outside but their gourmet burgers and specials are some of the best in the area. Their jalapeño margaritas are also a personal favorite!

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Thank robinosaurus
North Richland Hills, Texas
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407 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a unique place and we enjoyed it thoroughly. The burgers are a bit expensive, but not too bad. Food was good, but this is definitely a greasy spoon.

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Thank c685710
St. Joseph
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average burger for slightly average than higher burger price. Fries were good and my wife had Falafel Salad which was way below average. Enjoyed Atmosphere but will not return.

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Thank Adam S
Joplin, Missouri
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204 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The Eagle Drive-In serves so many choices out of a carnivore's dream and yet the salmon and vegetarian entrees are so interesting. The French fries are probably one of the two best in Joplin - (The Bruncheonette's fries are the other!)! I do wish there was Chicken or Turkey on the menu!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4224 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64804-4631
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: +1 417-623-2228

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?