This Tiny Drive In May Just Be The Best Kept Secret In Virginia
Drive-in restaurants provide a certain nostalgia and charm that’s hard to find anywhere else. It’s not so much the idea of getting food service from your car – a convenience made even quicker by fast food drive-throughs – but rather the unique and vintage feel of the restaurant itself. In fact, there are only two drive-in restaurants left in Virginia. One is Doumar’s, home of the world’s first waffle cone, and the other is the lesser-known Wright’s Dairy Rite in Staunton. Here’s more on this charming eatery with some of the best burgers in town:
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Have you dined at the delightful Wright’s Dairy Rite before? What did you order there? We’d love to hear from you! Wright’s is located at 346 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401. For more information, you can visit their website here.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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