Lucky’s Drive-In

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Lucky’s Drive In, located off of Pacific Avenue in Tacoma Washington, is a diamond in the rough. The tiny red and white striped shack serves classic American burgers, shakes, hot dogs, and tator tots. The small menu has allowed Lucky’s to become expert at what it cooks. The burgers are served on classic or sourdough buns with onions, pickles, mustard, and Lucky’s special sauce – an almost chipotle flavored dressing that is unique and delicious. Tator tots are the side here, and the chili tots are wonderful, smothered in hearty house made chili and loaded with cheese. The result: a gooey, slightly spicy mess that definitely requires a fork – yum. The milkshake menu is extensive and my Oreo milkshake was creamy and satisfying.

Order at the window, pick up at another, and scarf your meal down either on red and white picnic tables or in your car. The service is fast and friendly, and the food is scrumptious – I will definitely eat here again.

What to Eat
Lucky’s Drive-In, Lucky Burger & Shake Combo
Lucky Burger & Shake Combo
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1/2 pound double burger, fully dressed
Lucky’s Drive-In, Lucky Quad & Pop Combo
Lucky Quad & Pop Combo
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Lucky Quad: ½ pound 4 patty stack burger with Lucky’s sauce, onions, pickles, and mustard.
Lucky’s Drive-In, Chili Tots
Chili Tots
Must-Try
Ooey, gooey chili smothered tots
Directions and Hours
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Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
No
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Website

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