Have you been to the Mayberry Drive-In Theatre and Diner in Moneta lately? If not, then you are missing out. The experience takes you back in time to when the days were simpler and gas was cheaper. Open in Moneta since 2008, the Mayberry Drive-In and Diner has become a locals and visitors favorite for good food and fun movie watching. Enjoy the nostalgia that the drive-in move theater offers on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.
With just 357 drive-in movie locations across the US, the Mayberry is unique and one of a kind here at Smith Mountain Lake. Concessions are open for movie nights so you can still get popcorn, nachos or a pretzel plus many other delectable treats from the menu.
A summer concert series of “Music Before the Movie” will be kicking off the season soon as well as an upgrade of the digital projector that enables live concerts and sports viewing.
The Mayberry Diner
Step back in time to the 50’s by visiting the Mayberry Drive-In Theatre and Diner. With the retro exterior, black and white checkerboard floors and countryside views this is a Smith Mountain Lake hotspot. Enjoy breakfast served all day, delicious home cooking and old-fashioned milkshakes; trust me you won’t leave the Mayberry Diner hungry. With the motto of “Bring your family to our family” the diner caters to all ages with something sure to please everybody’s taste buds.
A good selection of diner food varying from the burgers to the hot dogs is available. But also some southern specialties as well such as: Aunt B’s fried green tomatoes, crawfish and bean balls. Country fried steak, catfish and chicken livers are also popular items on the menu. For breakfast enjoy a side of grits, home fries or apples with a tasty omelet or biscuit meal. Flap-jacks, waffles and French toast are other patron favorites.
Do You Have a Sweet Tooth?
Bring your sweet tooth as there are many sugary indulgences to choose from on the menu varying from the deep fried Snickers bar to the colossal banana split featuring three types of ice cream! Or perhaps a homemade slice of pie or cake is more to your liking- whatever it is you will be able to find a sweet treat that will have you wanting more.
Load up the Family and Enjoy a Fun Filled Movie Night
Make your adventure to Mayberry a family affair as family friendly movies are offered as well as a good selection for the kids menu in the diner for the little ones. Located at 1696 White House Road in Moneta, find them on the web at www.mayberrydrivein.com or visit the Facebook page for up to the date information on happenings.