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John's Drive-In

695 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5340
631-2385810
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Ranked #30 of 87 restaurants in Montauk
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Fast Food, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Super quaint feels like being in the past. Really special place, we went a few times for ice cream after dinner!

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Montauk, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This staple of Montauk has the best homemade ice cream in Montauk (perhaps the Hamptons). Burgers are also amazing. Great diner-type food and a must if visiting MTK

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We love the Ice Cream, it is creamy and tasty. The burgers and chips are also good. There is a decent menu but we stick to the basics.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Incredible ice cream....this is a must stop if you are in Montauk. The prices are reasonable and everyone raved about their cheeseburgers.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I have been there numerous time and go visit each time I spend the weekend in Montauk. The ice cream is made in house and is very good. It is a good place to grab a hamburger or steak sandwich, mozzarella sticks, chicken nuggets, turkey burger or quesadillas. The service is friendly, they may get overwhelmed sometime as it is... More

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New York City, New York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Ben and Jerry's by Gosman's Dock restaurant is as good, but 10 minutes out of the center of town. John's has been here for 30 years and is always good.

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Holbrook, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Its dirty and run down, we only went for ice cream 1x and will never go back, your better off driving a mile and half to the Ben and Jerrys ice cream parlor its fantastic !

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Nassau, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I don't get the attraction. Rude service and standard fare. Not worth waiting in line for. Too many better choices in this wonderful beach town.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great for a quick burger, fries + shake. It's above average, very similar to In + Out (west coast chain burger place), good bun, friendly service, and good price (especially when everything else in Montauk is jacked up for the summer)

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Setauket
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My son wanted to go there but I didn't really want to walk into a run down, dirty place that serves ice cream and fried chicken. I won't go back. The place needs updating, a good sweeping and real fried chicken (not frozen out of a bag)!

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