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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives… where?

Post by Sue Kidd / The News Tribune on Nov. 3, 2008 at 10:37 am | No Comments »
November 3, 2008 10:37 am

Maggie Sandford, a producer with the Food network show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” called this morning asking for suggestions in the Tacoma area. A visit by the show apparently is in the works.


Boy, do I have a list for her. We have no shortage of little joints with character around South Sound. Click the “read more” button to see my list.


What’s on your list? Who would you want the show to pay a visit?


My list of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. I know I’m missing some. What are they?


Classic(ish) burger drive-ins:


Frisko Freeze: 1201 Division Ave, Tacoma; 253-272-6843

Pick Quick Drive-In: 4306 Pacific Highway E, Fife; 253-922-5599

Little Holland Drive-In: 5008 Center St., Tacoma; 253-564-8661

Wally’s White River Drive-In: 282 State Route 410 N.,

Buckley; 360-829-0871

Big Daddy’s Drive-in: 1138 Auburn Way S, Auburn; 253-833-7255


Hot dog diners:


Lucky’s Hot Dog Diner: 106 W. Main, Puyallup; 253-445-4191

Hot Rod Dog: 1742 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-593-6030

Red Hot: 2914 6th Ave., Tacoma; 253-779-0229

Klem’s Hot Dog Diner: 1015 Auburn Way S., Auburn; 253- 334-7264


All-out diner or diner-type joints (I am seriously lacking in this category. What would you recommend?)


Hob Nob: 716 6th Ave., Tacoma; 253-272-3200

Poodle Dog: 1522 54th Ave. E., Tacoma; 253-922-6161

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