Find What (restaurant name, category, cuisine)
Where (city, state, zip, address, landmark)

Carl's Drive In

314-961-9652  •  $
ADDRESS: 9033 Manchester Road, Brentwood, MO 63144

CUISINE: Burgers, Hot Dogs

FEATURES: Handicap Access, Kid Friendly, Smoke Free

DETAILS

Although known for its crispy edged burgers, venerable Carl's Drive In also features the curly dog, a frank sliced open and deep-fried until flattening to fit a hamburger bun just so.

Cash only. No alcohol available. Serving lunch and dinner 11 am-8 pm Tue-Sat. Closed Sun-Mon. From Riverfront Times:

"Time has stood still for several decades in this 16-seat classic burger joint, usually filled beyond capacity during peak hours. The counter staff balances taking orders by way of the pay phone with serving up spatula-smashed fresh ground beef, cooked to order within inches of those lucky enough to have snagged a stool. Custom-brewed root beer, claimed to come from the original IBC recipe, is available in frozen mugs or as part of a float."


"The secret to a great burger is getting it from the grill to the customer as fast as possible, says owner-cook Frank Cunetto, who's spent 20-plus years slinging burgers for the cherished few seats at his counter."
- Gayot

Comment Card

Leave a comment for this restaurant




  • Print this Page
  • Send To Your Phone
    GO
SHARE
  • Save to foursquare

OWNERS & MANAGERS

top100 icon Editors' Pick

DESCRIPTION

Although known for its crispy edged burgers, venerable Carl's Drive In also features the curly dog, a frank sliced open and deep-fried until flattening to fit a hamburger bun just so.

 
From Riverfront Times:

"Time has stood still for several decades in this 16-seat classic burger joint, usually filled beyond capacity during peak hours. The counter staff balances taking orders by way of the pay phone with serving up spatula-smashed fresh ground beef, cooked to order within inches of those lucky enough to have snagged a stool. Custom-brewed root beer, claimed to come from the original IBC recipe, is available in frozen mugs or as part of a float."


"The secret to a great burger is getting it from the grill to the customer as fast as possible, says owner-cook Frank Cunetto, who's spent 20-plus years slinging burgers for the cherished few seats at his counter."
- Gayot
ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Cash only. No alcohol available. Serving lunch and dinner 11 am-8 pm Tue-Sat. Closed Sun-Mon.

Comment Card

Leave a comment for this restaurant





Search restaurants nearbySearch Nearby

Food Festival & Events Calendar

Contact information

    Email:
    Contact form: Send us a message

LocalEats Products

About us

Since 1995, "Where The Locals Eat" and LocalEats dining guides have featured locally owned restaurants across America. From the finest steakhouses and sushi bars, to classic burger joints and roadside barbecues, LocalEats recommends unique restaurants to suit every taste and price range. More

Copyright LocalEats® 2015 | All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy

Home Show Full Site LocalEats mobile Contact Us