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Wright's Dairy Rite

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
+1 540-886-0435
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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125 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

Went here when visiting friend. Good hamburgers, Reuben sandwich, coleslaw and onion rings. A little greasy.

Thank Victoria B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

As long as you're not in a hurry you should be ok. While I like to take my grandchildren there for ice cream treats or milkshakes, the food is pretty average. (Except for the onion rings, they're great!) it just seems to always take so long to get served what is the equivalent of fast food; I do wish they... More 

Thank Teresa H
Mitchellville, Maryland
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

This drive-in restaurant has car hops and has not changed since the 1950's. You can also eat inside it you like, or on a patio outside. Typical drive-in food includes hamburgers, sub sandwiches, shrimp in a basket, french fries, etc. The juke box is stocked with the hits of the 1950's and 60's. The food is very good and rreasonably... More 

1 Thank MJS658
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

If you are looking for an authentic local dive experience, this is one of those places. The food is freshly prepared, delicious and not expensive. Their hand dipped onion rings are truly exceptional, as is their Shrimp basket. They will bring the food to you in your car, or you can eat inside. It is a true Ol' Time experience,... More 

2 Thank Andrei K
Coplay, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

I am sure their custard us delicious, but alas, they did not serve hard ice cream for which we were searching, so we decided not to eat there.

Thank AngiJB
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

This place is a historical gem. Unabashedly excellent, delightfully downtrodden. The sort of place that you hope never decides to renovate. I go out of my way to visit whenever I'm traveling on I-81.

Thank Gavin B
Ashland, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon when driving through Staunton. Young people running the restaurant were warm and welcoming. We ordered chili dog, burger, and fries. Fries were tasty and hot; chili dog and burger were barely warm. We will not return.

1 Thank Joyce F
Ottawa, Canada
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689 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

Perhaps one of the last remaining drive-ins with carhops. Inside dining avilable. Various diner style foods. Worth a visit.

1 Thank bestfamilyadventures
Annapolis, Maryland
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

We visited Wright's Dairy Rite on 28 December. It was rainy and dark, but the Vintage Neon Signs were bright and welcoming. We looked over the menu and decided on Monster Burgers served on a basket of fries. We called our order into the kitchen and right away there was Chelsea with our drinks. Just a few minutes later Josh... More 

2 Thank marcusexp
Staunton, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

Fun place to eat w good food . . . Got a history tour w one of the family members. Chili burger, hot fudge cake and milkshake we fabulous!!!

2 Thank Carol M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-886-0435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?