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Cappie's Drive In

264 State Highway 67, Amsterdam, NY 12010-7311
518-843-3544
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Ranked #6 of 67 restaurants in Amsterdam
Most recent review
- Mar 7, 2014
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English first
Amsterdam, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

family owned for many years...Has burgers,hot dogs,chicken,frenchfries,onion rings,salad and best of all their Homemade Ice cream...Ice cream is colorful, flavorful and many flavors..Ice cream is made right there. You can sit in ur car and a car hop will come out and take ur order or u can go in to eat..Must try. seasonal place.. closed in winter

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

You can always count on this drive in to serve great fast foods. Cooked from scratch and just fine for a family outing. Their home made ice cream is also excellent. And if you are nostalgic, they do offer car-hop service in the summer! Its unfortunate that they close down for the fall & winter months, but it's in New... More

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We have been here several times over the years, homemade ice cream is very good! I had the special - peach yogurt, delicious, which had chunks of peaches throughout. Husband had banana split. Never had anything other than ice cream here, the rest of the food was grilled and fried. If you park outside and leave your lights on, someone... More

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Johnstown, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Just a good ol' fashioned ice cream parlor with an additional menu of short-order food items (mostly fried, unfortunately). Cappie's is the place to go in Amsterdam or the surrounding areas if you are looking for the best in homemade ice cream. With a good variety of flavors, you can get a simple cone, or get fancy with a shake,... More

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Amsterdam, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

If you are in Amsterdam this Summer, this is the place to go for icecream - the hard, home made kind. All sorts of flavors, but our household votes the Banana as the best! And a small - is HUGE! Little kids are best off w/ the "baby" cone - and trust me - it's no preemie!

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Rochester, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We love going when we're in town to get the delicious homemade ice cream. I think the onion rings/french fries/hamburgers are also pretty good, but the ice cream is some of the best I've ever had! They have car side service which is really cool too! The mosquitoes need to be taken care of though. There are too many bees,... More

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Somewhere
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

I hope it was a one time experience, but I'm not sure it was. I went to get ice cream with a friend because I heard so much about this place, but we were ignored for a good 10 minutes and once we did put in our orders we saw other tables who ordered food were checked on 3-4 times,... More

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Northville, NY
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

It's a modest place; small at best. The food is OK, but at Cappie's it's all about dessert! My vote goes to a banana milkshake. Try it; it's great!

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Playa Del Rey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2009

I haven't lived in Amsterdam in over 15 years but I still think about Cappie's and miss it. I miss the hot dogs with everything, the macaroni salad and the hot fudge sundae with Cookie Crumb ice cream! The best part was that you didn't have to even leave your car! You had a car hop come take your order... More

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South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2008

I used to live in Amsterdam many years ago, and when I travel back to visit family, we always stop at Cappies for burgers, mac salad and ice cream sundays. It is the basic drive in food that tastes the same year after year- fantastic. It is always busy during the summer and you must finish dinner with a hot... More

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