The Very First Drive-Thru Restaurant In Washington Has Been Serving Burgers For 75 Years

Drive-thru restaurants are a fast and convenient way to enjoy a quick meal on the road and the Evergreen State has no shortage of these popular grab-and-go eateries. One such place is legendary among Olympia locals. Eastside Big Tom has been serving epic burgers and fries for 75 years and bears the distinction as the very first drive-thru restaurant in Washington. Although the original building and name have changed over the years, Eastside Big Tom continues to be a delicious must-stop in Olympia.


If you’ve never tried Eastside Big Tom, you’re missing out. Nostalgia abounds at the oldest drive-thru restaurant in Washington. Have ever eaten here? What are your recommendations? We’d love to hear from you in the comments. Visit this restaurant’s website and Facebook page for more information.

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Address: Eastside Big Tom, 2023 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506, USA