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Frates Drive-In

1423 Somerset Ave, Taunton, MA 02780-5030
+1 508-880-4900
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (33 reviews)
“ice cream” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Fast food
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1423 Somerset Ave, Taunton, MA 02780-5030
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Frates after reading great reviews but was totally disappointed with the lobster roll and bowl of clam chowder. We got take out and when we got home I was so upset with the so called Giant lobster roll. $ 31.99 , I didn't...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Amazed by the cleanliness of the entire shop, the building upkeep and the grounds well maintained. The small lobster roll was packed full and a delight. Also enjoyed the root beer float.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

If you have no patience, get there early, Usually NEVER not busy! Have never had a bad experience here in 4 years now, food all done to order and everybody is working their butts off, so be Nice and patient. You are not the only...More

Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing. Everything on the menu is delicious. The large lobster roll is my ultimate favorite. It's not cheap @ $32. But it's worth every penny. The burgers are amazing. The chicken. And can't forget about the ice cream. This is a...More

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We got here late in the evening and still got served a good clam roll by friendly staff. It is worth the time to go here for a quick inexpensive bite to eat. Several other customers also got their orders to go during our visit....More

Thank Tucsonsoxfan
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Finally stopped and ate here fast friendly service. Big menu with something for everyone. During the summer the place was always packed. It will close for the season on Oct 30, 16

Thank 821Bee
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great food we usually go for foot long hot dogs and waffle fries with cheese. Ice cream is good. I can bring my dogs for a hot dog too and feel comfortable.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place looks cute from the outside, and when you pull up you are hopeful that the food will be good - especially since their prices are not cheap. I ordered the fried seafood platter. It cost $23.00+ including tax and when I picked it...More

1  Thank YackeeDoodle
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I have been told that this place was once real good.. So decide to take a drive up from my town on one of the last before my kids head back to school.. So we went for a late dinner around 630pm. My kids already...More

1  Thank Ron L
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Lobster roll was good. Prices were a bit high, outdoor seating only nice landscape, friendly staff, kind of out of the way

Thank Debra F
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It would seem that you clicked the wrong facility. Good luck with your trip. j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1423 Somerset Ave, Taunton, MA 02780-5030
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +1 508-880-4900
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