Willcox, Arizona: A&W Root Beer Family

Mama, Papa, and Teen Burger guard the parking lot at Adolfo's Taco Shop -- previously Carter's Drive-In and, before that, an A&W Root Beer stand.

Adolfo's Taco Shop

575 S. Haskell Ave., Willcox, AZ
At Adolfo's Taco Shop, on the south edge of town. I-10 exit 336 onto S. Haskell Ave. and drive north a couple of miles. On the right, at the corner of S. Haskell Ave. and W. Downen St.
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Root Beer guy.

A&W Root Beer Family

The A&W Root Beer family is still in Willcox. Carter's Drive-In is gone, replaced by Adolfo's Taco Shop. I visited on Friday, June 26, 2015, with much trepidation in case the family was gone -- but I was relieved that they were still there. I hope the A&W Family will continue on.

[Paul Pasholk, 07/05/2015]
A&W Root Beer Family

Only Jr. is easily visible from South Haskell -- Mom and "Pop" are behind the building, facing Downen.

[Eric Saikin, 05/19/2014]

Teen Burger.

A&W Root Beer Family

Great little place, good food, awesome milkshakes! Nice place for a road trip break. PS....milkshakes do cause brain freeze!

[Sherri, 01/30/2012]

Teen Burger.

A&W Root Beer Statues

Mama, Papa, And Teen Burger can be found at a burger place at 575 S. Haskell Ave. at the corner of S. Haskell and Downen.

[Joe Boulter, 04/12/2007]

A&W Root Beer statues.

A&W Root Beer Statues

I found most of the A&W Root Beer family residing here at Carter's Drive-In. Papa and Mama Burger are in back next to the outdoor seating area. Teen Burger stands out front by the entrance, and the mechanism that makes him spin back and forth still works. Didn't see Baby Burger, unfortunately. Carter's used to actually be an A&W stand, and the statues have been there for years.

[Dean Jeffrey, 07/12/2002]

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