This Tiny Drive In May Just Be The Best Kept Secret In North Carolina
The best kept secret in North Carolina is a little roadside drive-in where you order from your car and the waitress brings everything out to you. El’s Drive-In has been doing the same thing, the same way for going on 60 years, and chances are, if you’ve been to Morehead City, or live in Morehead City, then you’d like nothing more than to keep this amazing little dive drive-in a secret. Right?
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El’s Drive-In is located at 3706 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557. There is plenty of parking, and the menu board is posted on top of the building. El’s is open seven days a week: Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday/Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Learn more on the official website for El’s Drive-In, Morehead City. (One more tip: they may not take debit or credit cards, so bring cash.)
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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