Hires Big H

Drive-In | Hamburgers
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Beyond root beer, Hires menu is a classic drive-in bill of fare: a long list of hamburgers including a “New York H” (garnished with grilled onions), a Danish H (with a slice of ham), a Roquefort H, a Pastrami H, and a Big H, which is garnished with lettuce, tomato, special sauce, and cheese. There is even a Harvest H, a patty made entirely of vegetables for meat-frowners. The bun on which Big H burgers are served is gentle-tempered sourdough with a floury top (as opposed to what the combative menu describes as “some preservative-enhanced, wilted crust studded with obnoxious seeds”).

On the side of whatever H hamburger suits your fancy, you want fresh-cut French fries or onion rings. Both are available with Utah’s unique dipping sauce, a pink emulsion reminiscent of French dressing; the potatoes can be ordered with a mantle of homemade chili and melted cheese. And if a mug of root beer hasn’t satisfied your sweet tooth, there are terrific shakes, malts, freezes, and sundaes.

At Big H, you can drive up, blink your lights and enjoy car hop service; or it is possible to dine inside in a bright, cheerful, blue-chaired dining room.

What to Eat
Hires Big H, Big H hamburger
Big H hamburger
Must-Try
The Big H burger is a quarter-pounder dressed with lettuce, tomato, American cheese and Hires Big H's own fry sauce.
Hires Big H, root beer
root beer
If you eat inside and order root beer, it will come in a large, frosty mug. But Hires Big H also makes excellent thick shakes, like this raspberry example, with 16 flavors to choose from.
Hires Big H, Fries
Fries
Fresh-cut fries served with the unique, only-in-Utah condiment: fry sauce.
Directions and Hours
closed now
SundayCLOSED
Monday10:30am - 11pm
Tuesday10:30am - 11pm
Wednesday10:30am - 11pm
Thursday10:30am - 11pm
Friday10:30am - 12am
Saturday10:30am - 12am
Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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