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Bridge Drive-In (B.D.I)

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Fast Food, Dessert, Ice Cream, Canadian
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766 Jubilee Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
204-475-6850
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Outdoor seating

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  • 9
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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BDI is a summer favourite every year. The ice cream is great and it's fun to walk across the bridge with the kids. You do have to wait, but that's expected.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Winnipeg
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Winnipeg
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

BDI is a summer favourite every year. The ice cream is great and it's fun to walk across the bridge with the kids. You do have to wait, but that's expected.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Have to say in all my ywars i have never heard of BDI. A friend and myself went to winnipeg and we decided to try it after all the good thing we have heard....well going to Winnipeg again this week and we will definitely stop there again. Great customer service and great ice cream

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Tried vanilla wafle soft serve dipped in chocolate and marshmallow milkshake. Easily the best shake ive ever had in my life.

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Vancouver, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

When I come to Winnipeg to visit my grandmother, I always come to the Bridge! Their is always a really long line, but worth the wait, and its nice to walk out onto the bridge afterwards and enjoy your ice cream!

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I got a Goog Special and I couldn't finish by myself. If you are not super hungry, share it for sure!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

BDI in Winnipeg has some of the best ice cream in town. I always have the milkshakes when I go and they are very creamy and delicious. There can be long lineups there, especially if the weather is very nice, but it is worth the wait. It is also located in a very nice area because you can walk across... More 

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winnipeg
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The best thing about BDI is its beautiful location--walk across the bridge and you find yourself in a lovely community to walk through, especially fun if you like to look at character homes. The ice cream, is ice CREAM not ice milk, and if that floats your boat you'll like the place. Myself, I don't think there's anything special about... More 

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Winnipeg
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The BDI has long been an institution in Winnipeg. Even after the worst winter in 116 years, and a pretty poor spring so far, This is the place Winnipeggers go for the Goog special, Banana split, other delectable concoctions or even a lowly cone. The ice cream is always deliciously smooth, creamy and flavorful. The lineups can be awful. but... More 

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Winnipeg
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Order an ice cream and go for a walk across the bridge to view the river. For families, you will discover a small park with swings and play sets. Others may want to go for a stroll around the loop and admire the stately homes. At times, service at BDI is slow and parking can be a challenge, but the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

SO many desserts to choose from here and all equally delicious! The worst part about coming here for ice cream is having to wait in the queue but it's well worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 766 Jubilee Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: 204-475-6850

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Dessert, Ice Cream, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating

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