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A&W Restaurant

3989 Highway 411, Madisonville, TN 37354-4417
+1 423-442-2128
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“root beer” (8 reviews)
“old school” (2 reviews)
“car” (7 reviews)
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Fast food, American
3989 Highway 411, Madisonville, TN 37354-4417
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here since I was a small little guy. Great service, fast and spot on. Benches really needed to be cleaned but other than that everything else was good.

Thank David B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This drive in is a hold over from before I was born ( late 1970's) and has only changed its outside to match modern advancements. Food is good. Onion rings are really good. Access is easy, right off 411 hwy. Prices have increased but it's...More

Thank tnguitarguy6
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Drove 25 miles just to experience the "real" A&W experience. I am sure there are others around the country that are still the old school drive in, but this is the only one in our area. It is a fun place to eat whether you...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Out for a drive, stopped in a had a root beer float. Been years since I had this. Very good, will be back. Next time, I'm making sure I get that frosty mug.

Thank WallandTNgal
Reviewed 3 March 2017

sent the cole slaw back,brought me some more bad cole slaw,chilli terrible, another time i got a hot dog,it was worst then jiffy's,back in the 1970's good food,now bad food

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I have been going to A&W Restaurants for years...but the best part is going to get a root beer float and asking them to put it is one of their large cold frosted mugs...it tastes much better this way! And...a couple of...More

Thank Silversuzi
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stop here every time we go to Pigeon Forge. Love the food. Can't beat the prices. Root beer is to die for. You can get a half gallon or a gallon to take home. They have a little of everything. Must try.

Thank CaseyChambers87
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This business has been in business for over 50 years. I went there as a teenager. The current owner is true to the original menu. Root beer. Great hamburgers and my personal favorite is dip dogs. Daily specials, kids menu and fantastic milkshakes. They have...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The food is very good and the shakes are extremely good. The service is very good the waitress was nice and friendly.i didn't have to wait long for my food to come out.

Thank Travis M
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Passing through town around lunch time and as i glanced ahead I thought I went back in time! A real car-hop place? Yes, well sort of. You pull in and order thru the speaker (back in the day the girls either walked or roller skated...More

Thank elindoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3989 Highway 411, Madisonville, TN 37354-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Madisonville
  • Phone Number: +1 423-442-2128
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