As before long as the snow melts and the bikes commence roaring down the streets, the carhops just can’t be significantly driving. Snackers and car nerds alike rev up when our area drive-ins commence opening in the spring—this calendar year additional than at any time.
In 1961, when the Bennyhoff loved ones opened the Minnetonka Drive In, they couldn’t have acknowledged they’d develop into social-distancing pioneers by enabling us to purchase and then try to eat in our autos. And nonetheless we locate ourselves just about sixty years afterwards on a summer months drive toward this retro design landmark to indulge in a housemade root beer, a bucket of fried hen, or a double-stacked Minnetonka Twin burger.
Just like every other summer—a present from a different time.
4658 Shoreline Dr., Spring Park, 952-471-9383, minnetonkadrivein.com
four Extra Drive-Ins Around the Metro
Head west to Delano till you see