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Free-Way Drive-In

American, Diner
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2665 Navarre Ave, Oregon, OH 43616-3245
+1 419-691-9038
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Sylvania, Ohio
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We live on the opposite side of town. We have always known it was there but have never stopped. We went in and although everyone was was friendly.......and the food was ok.....it seemed as though nothing had been updated for 40 years. Also found out after we arrived that they don't take Credit Cards.......to me in this day and age... More 

Thank Ken S
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Restaurant meets the criteria for a greasy spoon. Would only return if, the eatery is the only one open at late night and didn't want to drive an extra few miles. Have put the restaurant on my not again list. However, I would recommend it for Club Hoppers who need to get over a hangover. Grease helps for the hangover.

Thank Patrick B
Fincastle, Virginia
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

On way to Notre Dame-Va Tech game we stopped her on advice of my brother who has need here before. OMG this place is awesome. Priced and food unbelievable. Tons of choices and pancakes that beat anyone around. It was so good we went back morning after game before we left to go back to Virginia. If back this way... More 

Thank soonerpirate
Toledo, Ohio
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Has been in operation by same family for 60 years. Open 24/7 except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. You can get the whole menu anytime of day. A whole bunch of food for a reasonable price. It's not trendy or gourmet but that's what makes it great. NO CREDIT CARDS TAKEN! They have an ATM machine. Great breakfasts, great burgers... More 

Toledo Ohio USA
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Always done the way I want it. The food is always hot not like other places I go too. the Staff is out of this world. If I haven't been there for a long time, no matter if that person isn't waiting on me they still come over to the table and say HI, and ask me how I am... More 

Thank Ruthann1944
Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The Freeway has been around forever. A great diner. Rustic looks and hasn't been updated in decades but that's part of the classic charm of this place. Best of all, you can not beat the prices. Terrific value for the money!

Thank GoBucks111
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

It's not a 5 star restaurant, please don't expect the food to be great either. It's not a totally bad place, but NOT a great place either. EVERY time that we've been there, one or both of the orders end up messed up. It seems as if they cater to the "regulars" more than the occasional guest. The staff is... More 

Thank Dale B
Toledo, Ohio
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Convenient, just off I-280 on Route 2, across from St. Charles Hospital. Open 24 hours. Staff was very attentive. Very rustic on inside but roast beef piled high with brown gravy and mashed potatoes was superb!

Thank ernie261
Toledo, Ohio
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408 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been around since the 50s and looks like it. There is no ambiance here. The booth we sat in was very tight and we are average size. Service was quick and attentive. We ordered and our food arrived within 10 mins. Food was good and they have nice choices from breakfast food to sandwiches to dinners. Prices... More 

Thank SharonB231
Oregon, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

this is a good place to stop anytime of day or night. I'v gone for breakfast and i'v gone for burgers. always good food and a place that dosen't change. you always know what you will get and it's good. nothing fancy but it's a diner so your not looking for fancy. service is good and you don't wait long... More 

Thank jolowoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2665 Navarre Ave, Oregon, OH 43616-3245
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Oregon
  • Phone Number: +1 419-691-9038

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