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3989 Highway 411, Madisonville, TN 37354-4417
+1 423-442-2128
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Maryville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 their glass mugs and a jug their root beer makes an excellent Christmas present!

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Thank Silversuzi
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank CaseyChambers87
Madisonville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 monthly old car cruise ins.

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Thank Mary H
Crandall
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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Thank Travis M
Stuart, Florida
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525 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 to your car. The girl did bring the order when it was done but i... More 

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Thank elindoo
Ashland, Kentucky
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

One of the summer activities that I enjoyed with my dad and sisters was the stop at an A&W drive-in located in Dayton, Ohio, back in the late 1970s. The hotdogs were good, and so was the root beer that came with it. Nearly 40 years later I get to relive the experience in Madisonville, Tennessee. The menu items have... More 

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Thank Ajarn_James
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154 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

A far more old school version of a drive-in. Not as glitzy as sonic (which can be found roughly a mile farther south), but ok food and a more nostalgic expeirence. Not super fast, but pretty quick and a good choice for a corn dog.

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Thank Smkymtntroutman
Vonore, Tennessee, United States
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Wonderful landmark of Monroe County. Its a step back to time when life was a lot simpler. Nothing beats sharing a A&W Rootbeer float still to this day.

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Thank Joni G
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped for a root beer float on a warm summer day. This took me back to childhood days, ordering from the speakers, and having a waitress bring it to the car. I guess they don't have the trays that hang from your car window, but the float tasted just like the ones I had over 50 years ago.

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Thank CYILLINI
Knoxville, Tennessee
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Don't see these around anymore. Awesome floats and good service. We enjoyed it. The cheese curds are pretty good to.

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Thank MarieWTN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?