5 Drive-Ins Around the Twin Cities Metro

Davida Erdahl

As before long as the snow melts and the bikes begin roaring down the roads, the carhops can’t be much at the rear of. Snackers and automobile nerds alike rev up when our community push-ins begin opening in the spring—this yr far more than ever. In 1961, when the Bennyhoff […]

As before long as the snow melts and the bikes begin roaring down the roads, the carhops can’t be much at the rear of. Snackers and automobile nerds alike rev up when our community push-ins begin opening in the spring—this yr far more than ever.

In 1961, when the Bennyhoff spouse and children opened the Minnetonka Travel In, they could not have known they’d become social-distancing pioneers by enabling us to get and then consume in our cars and trucks. And nonetheless we find ourselves approximately 60 many years afterwards on a summer push towards this retro structure landmark to indulge in a housemade root beer, a bucket of fried rooster, or a double-stacked Minnetonka Twin burger.

Just like each and every other summer—a reward from an additional time.

 4658 Shoreline Dr., Spring Park, 952-471-9383, minnetonkadrivein.com

4 More Travel-Ins Around the Metro

Peppermint Twist

Head west to Delano till you see the warm-pink push-in decked in teddy bears and sweet swirls. The onion rings are fantastic, the burgers are worthy, and the raspberry shakes are legend. Deliver cash. 763-972-2572, thepepperminttwist.com 

Taylors Falls Travel In

Jogging for 60+ many years, this retro spot champions community farms. Get the Duke Western burger or battered cod fish fry dinner. Just don’t skip the malts. 651-465-7831, taylorsfallsdrivein.com

Galaxy Travel In

It’s back again! The eye-popping area-age eatery in St. Louis Park had been darkish for a couple of many years, but is approximately open up all over again with new management. 952-277-7777, claysgalaxy.com 

Dari-ette Travel In

Mentioned for sale previously in the yr, St. Paul’s Italian American push-in is open up for an additional spherical of pizza burgers, meatball subs, and signature Dillee bars. 651-776-3470, fb.com


Look at out our continually updated list of restaurants providing delivery and takeout.

Stephanie March

Food stuff and Eating editor Stephanie March writes and edits Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Take in + Consume portion. She can also be read Saturdays on her myTalk107.1 radio display, Weekly Dish, the place she talks about the Twin Metropolitan areas foodstuff scene.

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