Over the last few years, we have seen many people's feelings about restaurants take a step back.  These days, many people see restaurants as being more than just a place that helps you avoid cooking.  For many people, a visit to a restaurant is really more about the experience.

If you've always had a romanticized idea of what it would have been like to take your sweetheart out for a meal in the 1950s or 1960s, you need to stop by Val's Drive-In.  A meal at the Lewiston restaurant is really like stepping back in time.

In operation since 1959, the restaurant is about more than just nostalgia.  The place has a distinctly Maine feel to it.  In addition to the normal drive-in fare like burgers and fries, they also sell lobster rolls and red snapper hot dogs!  They also have their own root beer served in frosty mugs.

This commercial from a few years ago gives you a good idea of what the place is like

According to the Lewiston Sun Journal, the place is so good that it was named one of the best old school drive-ins in America by Taste Of Home.

Find Val's on Sabattus Street in Lewiston.  Check out their Facebook page for more info, their hours of operation, and more.

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