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Ivanhoe's Drive In

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979 South Main St, Upland, IN
765.998.7261
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food.

Burgers were great and as for the ice cream desserts. Glad I decided to share they were so big. Its always good to be able to support good local businesses. When you are finished your meal you can get your photo taken with the Garfield statue outside as its one of the 11 statues on the Garfield... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Annette O
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Burgers were great and as for the ice cream desserts. Glad I decided to share they were so big. Its always good to be able to support good local businesses. When you are finished your meal you can get your photo taken with the Garfield statue outside as its one of the 11 statues on the Garfield trail in the... More 

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Thank Annette O
Allendale, MI
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been a few times to take my daughter and friends from IWU. Everyone has always enjoyed everything we have ordered. It is a great local place!

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Thank dalbachten
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295 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of a kind place with good burgers and great shakes. Huge selection of shakes to satisfy any craving. Can get very busy and very slow. Probably not really a 5, but very unique.

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Thank BatGuano30
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Delicious food! Great atmosphere! So many varieties of ice cream/milk shakes! Locals love it and always bring out of towners!

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Thank Sharon B
Appalachian Foothills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Sooooo many choices.....must go again, and again, and again! When I'm back in the area again, I will definitely be going here again!

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Thank 152celiah
Central Indiana
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211 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My daughter & I stopped at Ivanhoe's while exploring the Garfield Trail in Grant County. Life-size Garfield statues are scattered around the hometown county of his creator, Jim Davis, with one of them found at this restaurant. The grandkids were getting hungry so we stayed for lunch and weren't disappointed. Typical drive in food with ice cream being featured in... More 

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Thank tagnrocky
Noblesville, Indiana
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We were here on a Saturday and it was packed. That tells you it has to be good. I believe there were 100 varieties of milk shakes and 100 varieties of sundaes. I got a hot fudge sundae with heath bar pieces. My wife had a turtle sundae on hand dipped French vanilla ice cream. Another in our group got... More 

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Thank Wheels282
Muncie, Indiana
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Stopped for a late lunch and got the coney dog, fries and a shake. I am a fan of good hotdogs and this one rated about a 4.9. The only thing keeping it from a five was the onions were coarsely chopped and irregularly sized. I prefer small onions that will almost cook in the heat of the sauce and... More 

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Thank Jim M
Wlimore, KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My wife and two small children were in the area for a conference I was attending, and of course, we needed to make a trip to Ivanhoe's to introduce the kids! I got the Panther Burger and Tater tots. The burgers are very good and good sized. The tater tots were cooked perfectly. From a pricing perspective, it would be... More 

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Thank TravelinManDan
Homewood, Illinois
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I have been going to Ivanhoe's for almost 40 years (since I began college in 1977). It is still the benchmark for thick shakes, many, many years before "Blizzards," and better tasting and more unique. The food is good, too. Plus, you might see someone you haven't seen in 20 years!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 979 South Main St, Upland, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Upland
  • Phone Number: 765.998.7261

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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