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Food Fight: Lake Zoar Drive-In Edges Bill's

Mr. Mac's Canteen wasn't in this contest, but it garnered eight positive comments.

and went toe-toe in the first edition of and fans of both showered the establishments with positive comments, but Lake Zoar's patrons posted 11 favorable reviews on its Listing Page, in the Comments and on Facebook to 9 for Bill's.

, which was not in this particular Food Fight was a strong write-in candidate, garnering eight votes.

Comments for Lake Zoar included:

  • Lake Zoar is my favorite...burgers..dogs..fries..always fresh
  • Zoar by far has the better food and service!
  • Gotta give it to Zoar! The staff is always cordial, the food and prices are awesome. Best fried clam strips around!

Reviews favoring Bill's Drive-In included:

Bill's food is super (the menu has everything!), service is excellent, and it's a traditional meeting place for the friendliest people in town. It's an institution!

Love Bill's! It's a post-Mass must each Sunday.

Several commenters liked different aspects of both eateries. One wrote: "Bill's is better for everything but hot dogs. There I have to defer to Lake Zoar."

Mr. Mac's Canteen's fans expressed a high level of confidence that it would have won if it was featured. A portion of one comment reads: "Mr. Mac's Canteen not invited cuz they woulda blew both places away in a second! They do the job of both those places and w/ like only 3 people! They handle a line of people during lunch and I still have time to eat it before my break is over!"

Some commenters who strongly favored one place, wrote that the Food Fight makes them want to try the others too.

Michael Basso February 11, 2012 at 05:19 AM
Thank You, Monroe Patch & all those that took the time to comment on this Battle of the Drive-In's. It's nice to see and appreciated as an owner that customers appreciate what we do to serve them. It was a fun and constructive read. Looking forward to doing this again!!

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