Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Price: hot dogs and burgers from $1.24 - $2.61
Car hops at the world’s largest drive-in (including a young Nipsy Russell) have been greeting customers at their car windows with “What’ll ya have?” since 1928.
The Varsity is pure 20th-century Americana, and the menu remains classic drive-in, not straying far from burgers, dogs, fries, colas and shakes, and their famous fried pies. A few things have changed : There are five locations, and today’s original Varsity in the Downtown location reigns over two acres, accommodating 600 cars and 800 people inside—the better to serve the 30,000 Georgia Tech Yellowjacket fans who visit each game day.