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Bridge Drive-In

Certificate of Excellence
Canadian, Fast food
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766 Jubilee Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1P8, Canada
+1 204-475-6850
11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good soft serve ice cream with a great location. 60 years of serving ice cream they know how to do it right.

Thank Geoffrey B
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

What could be a nicer way to end the day in Winnipeg than getting a treat at the BDI and walking over the bridge to enjoy the view? A highly recommended summertime excursion.

Thank Ken M
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

As a hot fudge aficionado, this place has my vote as the best in Winnipeg. They have so many delectable options - like Cantaberry: half a cantaloupe, blueberry soft serve and a whole bunch of fruity goodness - but I often go for the classic. Be prepared for an experience when you go to BDI. If you want a place... More 

Thank christianmN7517HY
Toronto, Canada
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197 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

During a spring-like day in November, I decided to check out the near-urban–myth-status ice cream place near the river (hence the ‘bridge’ name) on the south side. The ice cream is more like the smooth machine variety than modern hand-made boutique-style, but good nonetheless. There are endless varieties and toppings and the price is very reasonable. The weather brought everyone... More 

Thank Colin F
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This ice cream shop on Jubilee at the food of the Elm Park Bridge is seldom without a line up! Everyone knows the BDI and everyone goes there at least once each summer. It serves a great variety of treats but unfortunately does not serve Hard Ice Cream. We can't totally hold this against them since there is always a... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The ice cream ad BDI is truly the richest and creamiest! A huge attraction during the summer so it's always a score when the line is short, but even with long lines it is absolutely worth the wait. The staff is always extremely nice and with the huge range of choices (which are always changing), they are also very flexible... More 

Thank Rosie H
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

First, everyone who's local SHOULD know the rules: 1. Cash only 2. Form separate lines at each open window, it's not Tim Hortons Saltzburg has Nutella and sea salt, in and on a chocolate dipped vanilla cone in a waffle cone. So good! The Goog has the upside down blueberry Sundae, a classic. If you think it's going to be... More 

Thank Alistair19
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We have heard so many people talk about the BDI that we finally decided to make the trek across town not expecting it to be anything special. However the ice cream was amazing!!!!!!!!! So creamy. I had a more smores which is vanilla dipped in chocolate covered in marshmallow and graham crackers- amazing! Price is comparable to other places, line... More 

Thank JoS610
Winnipeg, Canada
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The BDI is a winnipeg tradition that everyone in town tries to get to at least once a summer. The long lines every night should tell you all you need to know. Portions are massive! even the small. Recommended for the brave: the GOOG special!!! good luck!!!

Thank swk1000
Winkler, Canada
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Took a drive with some friends to the city taking in the forks and then the main idea for the drive was to stop by Bridge Drive In For some ice cream. We arrived to find a massive line up of people. I guess they must be good or the people wouldn't wait in such a long line. It took... More 

Thank judy62015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Canadian, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 766 Jubilee Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1P8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-475-6850

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?