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1659 US Route 20, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8860
+1 315-685-8280
11:00 - 21:30
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Manlius, New York
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The ice cream was tasty but the red-headed counter attendant seemed as though she would have preferred to be pretty much anywhere but where she was and barely greeted us or thanked us. When she handed us the cones, her gloves were covered in melted ice cream (not our flavor), which then got all over the napkin wrapped around the... More 

Thank Jennifer G
Bradenton, Florida
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186 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This wonderful drive in has great ice cream, both custard and hard flavors and all kinds of simple food. The service is outstanding. You order at a window and they bring everything to you in the dining room (which is air conditioned). The have great hot dogs and hamburgers, lots of other sandwiches and some simple fare. The food is... More 

Thank William G
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The restaurant it's self if old and a bit run down but the food is delicious. Can't go wrong with the BBQ burger or the skanellus burger (both loose meat burgers with cheese. YUM!). Curly fries are delicious and the ice cream can't be beat. Hands down best place for ice cream in the area. It's a great old school... More 

Thank Abigail N
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This area of Upstate New York has Milk! Lotsa milk. What to do with all that milk? Ice Cream! Everyone goes out for ice cream in the evenings. This is NOT your Baskin Robbins or Dairy Queen chain stuff. This is straight from the dairy to you - with the most incredible flavors and toppings. Cones 5-6 inches tall! Sundaes... More 

Thank cellofool
New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Simply the best! I have an allergy to ice-cream and I eat frozen yogurt, we stopped in one night while out for a ride...... It was the best frozen yogurt I have ever had! I recommend the green apple. My husband had the ice cream and loved it....

Thank JennaRink
Hamburg, Germany
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85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I used to live in Skaneateles and this is where we went for ice cream...then they added the BEST BBQ sandwiches you have ever eaten!! Try the pulled pork or turkey BBQ....have never found anything better!

Thank Susie25524
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138 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped in after a morning of fishing on Skaneateles lake for lunch I ordered the double cheeseburger you can add lettuce tomato onions for 50¢ more I choose to go without I also went with an order of fries due to not include with burger the burger was great cooked just right with melted cheese and a soft bun the... More 

Thank Anthony315
Denver, Colorado
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237 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The food was just OK. A lot of fried stuff. What you expect from a place like this. If this were my place, I'd put out a few more (wood maybe?) picnic tables, pipe a little music into the parking lot, and teach the teenage workers to smile a bit more. Wouldn't take a lot to make this place a... More 

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St. Simons Island, GA
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Located on the out skirts of this beautiful village is a quick food and soft ice cream stop. You place your order your food and then go into the dining room or take a picnic table outside. Your food is delivered to your table when ready. Haddock is the featured fish. There is a kid's menu.

Thank Island Realtor
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I make this stop every time I go to skaneateles! The ice cream is good, many flavor to choose from. Just an average looking spot, nothing fancy. I see kids, dogs, grandparents, everyone enjoying their ice cream.

Thank winechick329

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11:00 - 21:30
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11:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1659 US Route 20, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8860
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-8280

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