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Ivanhoe's Drive In

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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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, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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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
Delicious As Usual!

Was in town and decided to stop. We had the strawberry shortcake. Huge bowl with lots of strawberries! Topped it with ice cream and whipped topping. Homemade shortcake. So delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Luvs2Travel5914
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Greencastle, Indiana
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Greencastle, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Was in town and decided to stop. We had the strawberry shortcake. Huge bowl with lots of strawberries! Topped it with ice cream and whipped topping. Homemade shortcake. So delicious.

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Anderson, Indiana, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Not sure why it's so popular. I've only had ice cream and its on par with any other ice cream joint. It's way too crowded inside to be enjoyable. If you're waiting for ice cream expect lots of elbows to fly your way. We live 45 minutes away and only stop when we are on the area, definitely not a... More 

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West Lafayette
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We live nearby and have visited dozens of times. It is very busy sometimes and feels crowded. We have left multiple times when the parking lot is full. However, when it is not busy or we choose to brave the crowd, the food is great. I recommend the chicken salad with fruit and strawberry shortcake.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

When you come in the place is packed but worth the wait:) there is 2 lines one for ice cream one for food ....I got the bacon cheeseburger and fries it was really good. ..hubby got nacho deluxe he said best hes had..I will agree :) Got a Reese cup milkshake nice big chunks of candy in it...we will definitely... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Typical drive in food done fabulous. Ice cream concoctions are unbelievable. Strawberry shortcake enough for two or more and the hot fudge is sweet thick and just a bit bitter just like it should be.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I love going to Ivanhoe's with all my friends! The food is amazing as well as the ice cream! I'm so impressed with how quickly they get the food/ ice cream to us even though they are so busy! I highly recommend it to everyone!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Ivanhoe's is a "must-go" attraction for anyone visiting Grant County, Indiana. Great burgers and even better ice cream. An all around local favorite!

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Muncie, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband, myself, and our two daughters stopped by on the way to Ft. Wayne because Ivanhoe's is something that is spoken with high regards down in Muncie. The food was good, and my daughters loved the extensive choices for sundaes and shakes. We will definitely visit again!

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Madang, Papua New Guinea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Long time Grant County residents and regular visitors do not need anyone to tell them about Ivanhoe's. Recently we were back in the area visiting some folks and everyone knows you just can't miss going to Ivanhoe's! Wildly famous for their ice cream and other frozen dairy treats, do remember Ivanhoe's serves "real food" as well. We stopped by one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This home town restaurant brings back wonderful memories. The ice cream is top notch and the hot fudge alone is worth the drive. Chocolate with a hint of bitterness and not the sickening sweet version sold by the jar. I had the superb and abundant strawberry Sunday with a light sponge cake with a crisp icing. Also the breaded tenderloin... More 

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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
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?