Drive-in Restaurants

Restaurants optimized for customers to park and remain in their automobile for service rather than entering the building. They are usually characterized by having rows of sheltered parking areas to which restaurant staff bring food to customers seated in their cars. They usually have a limited menu of fast food, such as burgers and fries. There may be a microphone at each parking slot to allow the placing of orders.

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Restaurants optimized for customers to park and remain in their automobile for service rather than entering the building. They are usually characterized by having rows of sheltered parking areas to which restaurant staff bring food to customers seated in their cars. They usually have a limited menu of fast food, such as burgers and fries. There may be a microphone at each parking slot to allow the placing of orders.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005192. The J. Paul Getty Trust.