Minnesota Drive-In Featured on ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’ Is For Sale
You have probably seen the show called "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," on the Food Network channel. If you haven't, the host Guy Fieri travels the country looking for some of the best-hidden gems in each state. Bring Me The News claims that he made a stop at a drive-in in Minnesota. The drive-in was called Dari-Ette Drive-In in St.Paul. In 2007 that episode aired on Food Network. He went to check out the unique American and Italian food they had to offer.
The article says that the drive-in has been around for about 70 years. Mostly owned and operated by family. It's menu consisted of typical drive-in food like burgers, shakes, and fries. But it also had some unique items. Like meatball subs, spaghetti and a pizza burger. The current owner is Angela Fida and feels it is time to move on. Her grandfather Michael Fida is the one who started the business.
Dari-Ette Drive-In, located at 1440 Minnehaha Ave. E has a listing price of $348,900 according to Edina Realty. This price includes the sign in the front, 24 parking spots, the building, some furniture, and some kitchen equipment. The website says the estimated payments would cost about $2,349 a month. This would be a great place to buy if you want to create your own drive-in that could also be featured on "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives."
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