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5 Things You Didn't Know About The Varsity

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1. After its grand opening, The Varsity remained open for 20,000 consecutive days.

Jun Ha

The Varsity did not close its doors until the day its founder, Frank Gordy, was buried. That was the first time the restaurant closed in almost 55 years!

2. The Varsity is the largest drive-in in the world.

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This restaurant style was more popular in the 20th century, but The Varsity remains a strong and successful drive-in today.

See why locals love this cultural and culinary staple!

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