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The Eagle Drive-In

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4224 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64804-4631
+1 417-623-2228
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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st louis mo
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325 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've said this before but I absolutely love when I'm able to consistently give the same place a good review! We stop here at least once a year when traveling from St. Louis to Texas and haven't been sorry yet! Josh is our favorite server and if we're lucky enough to get there when he's serving, well it makes the... More 

Thank shellakers
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Oklahoma but any time I'm traveling through the area I make a special stop at the Eagle Drive In. My family and I love this place. It's a large menu with tons of good options. I am a vegetarian and love the falafel burger. The feta plate is great too. My husband loves the chili cheeseburger. Their... More 

Thank Td43
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drive for Texas to Illinois several time a year to see family. The Eagle has become a traditional stop. The food and service are great. It's as if a gourmet chef has started working at your old drive-in.

Thank Thomas L
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant features a wide variety of foods you don't find most places. We had an Elk Burger and a Bison Meatloaf to do something new and different. The Sweet Potato Fries were enormous and very good. They were both very good. We arrived near closing and were treated very well. The guy running the place had a bar, but... More 

Thank 3swim3
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Eagle has some of the most unique, but fantastic burgers you can find. Not what you expect at the Eagle and that's a good thing. You gotta give this place a try. I don't see how you would be disappointed.

Thank Bob A
Joplin, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is small but their food is wonderful! We have been there several times and have never had a bad meal! Big selection of burgers and you won't be disappointed with choosing their steak.

Thank Jennifer C
Joplin, Missouri
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great burgers and beer. Wonderful service and outdoor seating. Try the Orginal Eagle burger and then work down the list.

Thank timr0123
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Let me first say, we have always been a big fan of The Eagle Drive-In and have ate their many times and referred our friends. After today, I doubt if I'll ever go back. We ordered the buffalo hamburger wrapped in bacon with cheese, lettuce, tomato and onion on a pretzel bun. First the waitress came back and said we're... More 

Thank maryandgary
Joplin, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Eagle Drive-In has as unusually large variety of burgers and while I have'nt eaten everyone, those I have tried have been very good. There is also a number of other items such as spagetti and mussels.

Thank 233jim
Wichita, Kansas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

So we went here based on it's tripadvisor ratings as we were in town on a visit. It's definitely a small place and if they get busy you may have a wait. We got lucky and took the last table as we came in. But we must of gotten there as all the orders went it as it took a... More 

Thank bulldog-mike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4224 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64804-4631
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: +1 417-623-2228

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