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Big Bopper Drive-In

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1510 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2608
+1 805-688-6018
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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I know they are know for their burgers & i'm sure they are just as good as the burritos we tried! We had a tri tip burrito & a chicken burrito & they were delicious! Service was fast & friendly! It was perfect for the quick lunch we were looking for!

Thank Marc R
Stockton, California
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Was craving ice cream. I walked past this place and saw it looked like and old time drive thru. Stopped in and bought a chocolate shake. It was great

Thank Blonderacerx
Ventura, California
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Just passing through Solvang and thought we would check out this cute burger drive in. We ordered the recommended Philly Cheese Steak. It was a thumbs down. The meat was diced into small cubes so I'm sure when heated added to the dryness of the meat. The cheese wasn't even melted. The bread was fresh and the onion rings were... More 

Thank Deanna S
Seal Beach, California
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We just visited with family and we only got taquitos, a corn dog and a shake. We thought that they put the fixings on the side but they didn't made them soggy a bit but they were ok. The corn dog wasn't that great the breading practically fell off the corndog which was a bummer and the corndog didn't taste... More 

Thank Rachel C
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

This is the place to go for a quick & delicious bite! I ordered the chicken burrito & it was the most delicious burrito i have ever tasted! Authentic beans with delicious smoky chicken! & the salsa is perfect!! This place is an absolute must!

Thank Vicki M
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Even though this place is known for its burgers, we decided to try a tri tip burrito and a grilled chicken sandwich and we were absolutely blown away! It was probably the best tri tip i have ever tasted. It had a rich smoky flavor that i still crave. The chicken sandwich was also amazing and so juicy. They have... More 

Thank JoelSmitty
Darlington, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Right across road from Holiday Inn Express, get a take sway menu study at leisure then go and order, you can even sit and wait and have a drink whilst you take away is beoing prepared. The local Fire Brigade where eating there when I was waiting, Ok its not cordon bleu ut for American or Mexican take away food... More 

Thank alandt60
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Awesome big bopper burger on a scrumptious roll. But do not get the Mexican food. My sons had a California burrito which really was a bizarre version poorly wrapped in a square with the guacamole on the outside. A total mess. Stick with the burgers!

Thank TeriCici
Thousand Oaks, California
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Not sure why it took so long for two milk shakes, but they were excellent. The food look good, but we had just finished dinner.

Thank Ralph S
Solvang, California
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

If you're looking for something very casual, then look no further. The Bopper has great burgers and onion rings. It's a no frills place, but if you've got a hankering for a good burger, fries, etc., then this place is for you.

Thank Greg W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-6018

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