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Cappie's Drive In

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264 State Highway 67, Amsterdam, NY 12010-7311
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Quick, easy and classic reminder of childhood

Same good food as always. Great shakes and ice cream to finish the meal. Good burgers and fries at reasonable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
William M
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English first
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Same good food as always. Great shakes and ice cream to finish the meal. Good burgers and fries at reasonable prices.

Thank William M
Amsterdam, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

If your looking for a great sit down family style or even individual ice cream bar then Cappies it is. There are plenty of places to get ice cream in the Amsterdam area but Cappies provides plenty of indoor seating including a long bar with stools. The staff is friendly and quick! I have now been there several times with... More 

Thank James G
Amsterdam, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have been going to Cappie's for 20 years or so. Always consistent and reliable. Menu choices are typical drive-in fare. Great steamed soft sandwich buns. Usually don't get ice cream but it may now be home made but used to be Hershey's brand. Very clean interior.

Thank rwjw
Greensboro, North Carolina
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A long time favorite in Amsterdam and when your served you understand why. Home made ice cream for over 40 years and while your there try one of their great hot dogs, hamburgers or chicken sandwiches. Make it a stop for a huge sundae, banana split or cone and you will satisfied and ready to make a return trip. A... More 

Thank daveg6180
Amsterdam, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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

1 Thank naomi1223
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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 

1 Thank George P
Saratoga Springs, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

Thank 360Love_to_Travel
Johnstown, New York
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47 restaurant reviews
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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 

Thank Cedar58
Amsterdam, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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!

Thank Meg K
Rochester, New York
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

Thank Susan B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 264 State Highway 67, Amsterdam, NY 12010-7311
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 518-843-3544

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  • Cuisine: American


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