We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pautler's Drive-In

6343 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1621
+1 716-688-6463
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (9 reviews)
“ice cream” (26 reviews)
“fried bologna” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Fast food
6343 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1621
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (69)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the place, old time ice cream stand, with great food. Lots of parking indoor outdoor seating, play area for the kids.

Thank wemadden
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little Ice cream shop if you're in the area. Lines are never too long and good prices for what you get.

Thank bheatley
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Dense, creamy softserve, extensive list of Perry's hard ice cream, hearty cones & sundaes at reasonable prices. One of the few places around that will make milkshakes with hard ice cream on request. Fast & friendly service at reasonable prices.

Thank steve y
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Local family members highly recommended this drive in. Boy were they right! This is a very popular local drive and serve both grilled food and outstanding ice cream. The hard ice cream is Perry's Ice cream – a regional offering. It was superb! And, the...More

Thank Jim_in_Wintersville
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is a great place to take family with younger children. After they eat they can go to playground and let off some steam.

Thank barb8246
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I finally stopped here with my soon after driving by the place for probably 30years. It’s only open during the Summer months and usually pretty busy. Pretty extensive menu besides the typical burgers/fries/hot dogs. We each got a cheeseburger, curly fries and a soda. Total...More

Thank HipD3
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Unequaled hamburger joint in Buffalo. Large portions, low prices, and immaculately clean. Perfect for families and large adjoining playground will please the kids.

Thank rjma15
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite. First thing I noticed was how busy the place was. Ordered the fried bologna and a steak sandwich, curly fries and shakes. Notice the kitchen was like an assembly line which was working like a well oiled machine. Impressive....More

Thank eyemcdn
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I'll just say that the ice cream and snacks they serve are awesome ❤️❤️ they are open only in summer but fully crowded

Thank Harshitha T
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing, the ice cream selections are many, swing set for the little ines, car shows on Tuesday night. Our favorite family destination!

Thank Deb L
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Super 8 by Wyndham Williamsville/Buffalo Airport
443 reviews
6.23 km away
Budget Inn
34 reviews
6.23 km away
The Clarence Inn
59 reviews
6.79 km away
Park Plaza Motel
1 review
6.88 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Grover's Bar & Grill
350 reviews
.20 km away
Johnny C's NY Deli and Caterers
35 reviews
.43 km away
Chester's Cajun Grill
68 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
AURA salt cave and wellness
7 reviews
.39 km away
Glen Oak Golf Course
13 reviews
3.69 km away
Patriots and Heroes Park
60 reviews
7.52 km away
12 Gates Brewing Company
29 reviews
7.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pautler's Drive-In staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6343 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1621
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-688-6463
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing