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Loft Drive In

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3 State Route 149, Lake George, NY 12845-3500
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Dining options: Takeout

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Best Soft Serve

Best soft serve ice cream. Huge portions. A must for my family every time we visit Lake George area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Best soft serve ice cream. Huge portions. A must for my family every time we visit Lake George area.

Thank Slelmes
Tarrytown, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We were travelling through Lake George with our dog, which limited our food options. We found the Loft online, and thought we'd give it a shot, as we always enjoy a drive-in. The food was, sadly, disappointing. I ordered the bacon cheeseburger, which was clearly just a re-heated frozen burger patty with limp, soggy bacon on top. My husband's chicken... More 

Thank Aimee H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Is this the greatest burger place? No. But it is quite good and the owner is a friendly fellow. We ate at the Loft three times while in Lake George. If you are looking for high end cooking, moved on. But if you want a decent burger at a reasonable price, stop here. The place looks a bit run down... More 

Thank DC_BandB_Guest
Portland, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This small little shop off Route 9 had delicious milkshakes and great prices. A great summer pit stop!

Thank bren8790
Queensbury, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Well if you are up for fried everything, served with extra grease, slippery cheese, tons of salt and an assortment of sugary soft drinks to wash it all down this is definitely the place for you. If you are expecting choices that are different than burgers, fries and hot dogs this is not the place to go.

Thank MikeyBoy12804
Niskayuna, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We checked into our hotel and could walk over. The food was good and pretty fast , great chocolate shake.

Thank IBJosey
Franklinville, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I come here every year when we are in town for the Balloon Festival. The Loft burger is to die for (2 burgers, bacon, fried onions, sauté onions and cheese on a Kiaser roll)

Thank James N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

$3.00 coffee milkshakes, yum. Also can get fun eggplant fries and deepfries mushrooms. Hotdogs are a good deal-though we did get one with moldy chese which sucked everything else was great (we ate here 3 times!)

Thank tierrasierra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

I've been going here for over twenty years and it's never changed and I hope it never does. The owner(s) are the friendliest people And the food is awesome. Small menu- nothing fancy, but the char burgers are delicious! Definitely a must stop when you need something quick and filling to eat!

Thank Jessica W
Richmond, Virginia
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20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Yummy place to stop! Nothing fancy but basics are good. Has soft and hard ice cream with many flavors.

Thank Jeff C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 State Route 149, Lake George, NY 12845-3500
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: 518-793-2296

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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