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Boehringer's Drive-In

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3160 N Reading Rd, Adamstown, PA 19501
(717) 484-4227
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert

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  • 31
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
An Antique Landmark

Boehringer's has been serving antique shoppers for many years, and we can see why. The food is good and the ice cream is very good... but it's the experience that brings us back whenever we're antique shopping in Adamstown. It's an old style drive-up, like the ones found on most highways before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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  • Families with children
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PA
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Boehringer's has been serving antique shoppers for many years, and we can see why. The food is good and the ice cream is very good... but it's the experience that brings us back whenever we're antique shopping in Adamstown. It's an old style drive-up, like the ones found on most highways before the advent of the Interstate system in the... More 

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Napanee, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Lots of flavours to choose from, very quaint area to enjoy the homemade icecream right beside a river with picnic tables.

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Arvada, Colorado
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198 reviews 198 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Despite the crowded parking lot, service was very fast. We tried the chocolate almond and coconut flavors, which tasted fresh without artificial ingredients. Portion sizes are good and reasonably priced.

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Denver, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

In my area of Lancaster County, PA, the first sign of Spring is when the open for the season sign appears at Boehringer ice cream. Many flavors, all made in-house and hand dipped. Even a sugar free version for us diabetics! Burgers, hot dogs and really good fries.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We live in SC but have family in Reading, PA where we visit several times during a year. Boehringer's rates at the top of our agenda of places to frequent. The hot dogs and burgers are nothing to write home about but the ice cream is the best--cones, sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes. You can't go wrong with any choice. Great... More 

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pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a great place to just hang out with friends. The food is great and the staff are very friendly. This is a seasonal place and you can only eat outside. They have a lot of tables and a really neat creek that runs near the complex. Tons of ducks , so this is neat for children. Did I... More 

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South East PA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Okay this place is novel because it is only open for a few months out of the year and you feel like you are stepping back into time. The burgers are okay, not great okay. Fries are really good and a decent size portion. Prices have tended to creep up over the years. In regards to the ice cream, I... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

While camping in the area, a few of us women went to Boehringer’s Drive in. I had a turkey sub and a vanilla malt. The sub was typical, but tasty. The vanilla malt is the real reason I went and I was not disappointed, thick and creamy! My friend had a chocolate fudge Sunday and it looked great too. I... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews 131 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is definitely THE PLACE when visiting the Adamstown/Reading area during the summer for a good old fashioned lunch/dinner/snack/ice cream experience. The restaurant is located next to a stream that provides entertainment for the kids thanks to the ducks. The menu is limited but everything is delicious as well as the ice cream that is made on site. If stopping... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

If your in Adamstown pa area there is no more popular place for ice cream. It's a throwback 1950s style eatery with picnic benches and a nice brook with ducks. The food is not for gluten free warriors but is a fun place for those naughty days.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3160 N Reading Rd, Adamstown, PA 19501
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Adamstown
  • Phone Number: (717) 484-4227

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?