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John's Drive-In

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American, Fast Food
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695 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5340
631-2385810
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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Overpriced Ice Cream

John's has been around for years and it's the go-to place for ice cream in town. There's usually a long line but it moves fairly quickly. I ordered a small cup of chocolate chip ice cream that was $4.00. It was creamy but the chips were mediocre. I like good tasting chips like in Edy's French Silk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Glen Cove, New York
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Saint James, New York
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Overpriced fast food. Tasty, but not as good as McDonalds. If you don't feel like paying the typical $15 to $18 for a burger, try here.

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Mount Kisco, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I got the peanut butter explosion and chocolate peanut butter ice cream. They tasted exactly the same - cold creamy nothingness. No chocolate taste, no peanut butter taste. Unless this was an off day, I do not understand why this place is so highly rated for ice cream. A huge disappointment.

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Glen Cove, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

John's has been around for years and it's the go-to place for ice cream in town. There's usually a long line but it moves fairly quickly. I ordered a small cup of chocolate chip ice cream that was $4.00. It was creamy but the chips were mediocre. I like good tasting chips like in Edy's French Silk ice cream. Anyway,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Brought a "Big John's Burger" to the beach to eat. Sometimes you just need a good old fashioned burger. This is what I got!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It was Ok busy. I guess it had a good choice of options and the service was quite quick. Nothing to special but does the job.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Portions were small. Line was long, for a fast food joint this place took forever. Expect dimly lit warm environment with dirty tables and filthy trays. I won't be going back.

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New Hyde Park, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

John's is one of our favorite places to go every time we come out for the week, especially because of the prices (compared to everything else in the area). Whether you get a full meal or just ice cream, it's all delicious and definitely worth a visit.

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Whitestone, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is Montauk's fast food palace,with real food.Not chemical enhanced like the fast food giants.Their ice-cream is home made and delicious.much better then Ben & Jerry.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

After a very disappointing dinner somewhere else, the only place my family wanted to go was John's for iice cream. Period.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

a lot of flavors and freshness make this the best ice cream in town and you can eat outdoors as the inside is basic take-out style place

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Additional Information about John's Drive-In

Address: 695 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5340
Phone Number: 631-2385810
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Montauk
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Fast Food

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 695 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5340
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Montauk
  • Phone Number: 631-2385810

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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