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Granny’s Drive-In in Heber City, Utah

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There’s a local saying in Provo that goes, “Don’t leave Heber City without grabbing a milkshake from Granny’s Drive-In.” This is more than just a saying; it’s almost a rite of passage in these parts.

Granny’s Drive-In isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a landmark steeped in history. This place is a local legend, and trust me, it’s a must-visit for anyone who loves a good old-fashioned milkshake and burger.

Is there a line? Yes! There is always a line wrapped around the corner most of the time. But it is worth the wait!

The Granny’s Drive-In Experience

Granny’s Drive-In — Home of the Famous Milkshakes in Heber City, a few minute drive from Provo Utah. Image by Katerina Gasset of the Gasset Group Real Estate Team in Utah…

Granny’s is a blast from the past. It’s famous in Provo and beyond for its irresistible milkshakes.

A Stroll Down Memory Lane: The History of Granny’s Drive-In

Granny’s Drive-In has been a beloved staple in Heber City since 1982, making it a 40-year-old gem of local culinary history. This place has been dishing out delectable shakes and burgers for decades and shows no signs of slowing down. Their commitment to quality and tradition has made Granny’s more than just a quick stop for food; it’s a destination for creating memories.

Finding Granny’s Drive-In

Located at 511 S Main St, Heber City, UT 84032, Granny’s is easy to get to from Provo. It’s a scenic drive, especially when you’re anticipating the tasty treats at the end!

Map showing the location of Granny’s Drive-In in Heber City Utah

Here are the directions from University Avenue in Provo to Granny’s Drive-In:

  1. Head north on N University Ave toward N Marrcrest E St (2.6 mi)
  2. Continue onto US-189 N (21.8 mi)
  3. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto S Main St (0.6 mi). Pass by McDonald’s (on the left in 0.5 mi)
  4. Turn right onto E 500 S (75 ft)

Destination will be on the right.

The Famous Milkshakes

Granny’s Drive-In SIgnature Shakes by Katerina Gasset of the Gasset Group in Utah brokered by eXp Realty…

The shakes here are legendary. They’re served overflowing — a real treat for the eyes and the taste buds. I opted for a medium raspberry milkshake, made with fresh, tangy raspberries. My daughter chose the Grasshopper, a minty delight with Oreo bits, while my son’s friend went for the Death By Chocolate shake — a chocoholic’s dream.

Operating Hours

Granny’s Drive-In signboard showing their hours and parking lot filled with customers. Photo taken by Katerina Gasset, restaurant reviewer and author of the Move to Provo Utah website…

Ready to plan your visit? Granny’s Drive-In is open:

Monday to Saturday — 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sundays — 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Granny’s Drive-In Menu: More Than Just Shakes

Granny’s isn’t just about milkshakes. The menu boasts a variety of burgers, each with its unique flavor. We all went for different cheeseburgers, and each was as delicious as the last. The buns, fresh from Salt City Baking Company, add an extra layer of yum to the burgers.

Must-Try Items at Granny’s

This is a photo of the legendary burger served at Granny’s Drive-In- a restaurant near Provo Utah popular for their tall milkshakes and unique drive-in restaurant concept in Heber City Utah…
  • Classic Hamburger: A simple, yet delicious option.
  • Legendary Cheeseburger: Their signature burger, and for a good reason!
  • Bacon Cheeseburger: For those who love a little extra crunch.
  • Jalapeno Pepper Jack Burger: Spicy and flavorful.

Side Orders

French fries at Granny’s Drive-In in Heber City near Provo Utah…

We ordered fries for my granddaughter, and while they weren’t the best ever , they were more than satisfactory. The onion rings were a typical frozen variety but still enjoyable.

Onion Rings at one of the best and famous drive-ins in Utah- Granny’s Drive-In in Heber City…

Seasonal Specials and Promotions

Granny’s Drive-In Signature Sky High Raspberry Milkshake

Granny’s often has seasonal specials and promotions, so keep an eye out for those. Their raspberry milkshake, for instance, is a seasonal delight and made with fresh raspberries.

Granny’s Drive-In Restaurant Review

The Atmosphere

Granny’s offers both indoor and outdoor seating. On our visit, the weather was lovely, so we grabbed a table in the shade. The place has a fantastic vibe, perfect for families or hanging out with friends. There’s even a cornhole game to enjoy while you wait for your food.

Service with a Smile

The staff, mostly friendly young teens, always serve with a smile. You get a number when you order, and they call you up when your delicious eats are ready.

My Review: A Solid 5 Stars!

Dining Experience at Granny’s Drive-In Heber City Utah. Photo shows the drive-in filled with customers on a hot summer day. Photo by Katerina Gasset of the Gasset Group, restaurant reviewer and owner of the Move to Provo Utah website…

I can’t recommend Granny’s Drive-In enough. The burgers are mouthwatering, the shakes are a dream, and the atmosphere is just so welcoming and fun. It’s a great place for a family outing or a casual hangout with friends.

If you find yourself in Heber City, or even if you’re just craving a fantastic milkshake, make a beeline for Granny’s Drive-In. It’s a spot that guarantees good food, good times, and great memories! 🍔🥤🌞


Original Article is on MovetoProvoUtah.com — https://movetoprovoutah.com/grannys-drive-in-in-heber-city/

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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

This is a good recommendation to share with area residents and visitors. I would love to have one of those milkshakes this afternoon.

Jan 24, 2024 11:09 AM
Katerina Gasset

Thanks, Roy Kelley ! 🙂

Jan 24, 2024 04:34 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Katerina Gasset if the name on the sign is GRANNY'S the food must be good.  ☺️

Jan 24, 2024 01:49 PM
Katerina Gasset

George Souto indeed! 🙂

Jan 24, 2024 04:37 PM
faye schubert
Retired - Branson, MO
Living the Branson Lake Life

That food looks really good and the bread with the burgers looks incredible!

Jan 26, 2024 07:00 AM
Katerina Gasset

faye schubert yes, they are! 🙂

Jan 29, 2024 10:24 AM
Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Homes

All of the menu options you mentioned sound delicious. Especially the raspberry milkshake.  Great place to grab a bite to eat.

Jan 29, 2024 01:41 AM
Katerina Gasset

Joyce Marsh I hope you can try them one day! 🙂

Jan 29, 2024 10:38 AM