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Jumpin' Jack's Drive-in

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American, Hamburgers
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Rt 6, Scotia, NY 12302
(518) 393-6101
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 17
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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Summer Time Food

A trip to Jumpin'Jacks in the summer is a must - nothing fancy about the food - we had cheese burgers and fries - the onion rings are really good -takes you back to the 50's great location by the Mohawk River - they also have ice cream and shakes the fish is also good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Lori A
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Galway, New York
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Scotia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not horrible but no longer great. Still worth a trip once a year but the burgers are average, at best, fries are limp and what was my favorite, the fish fry, has shrunk to a shadow of its former self. Ice cream hasn't been the same for a number of years. Great place to take kids, right next to the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A summer must-visit every time we come home to Scotia for a visit! Great dinner, amazing ice cream and even better on a night with a concert or a ski show! Nothing quite like it anywhere else!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

OK for a burger and fries or something quick. This would be a fun kayak stop but their dock is not kayak friendly.

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Galway, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A trip to Jumpin'Jacks in the summer is a must - nothing fancy about the food - we had cheese burgers and fries - the onion rings are really good -takes you back to the 50's great location by the Mohawk River - they also have ice cream and shakes the fish is also good.

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Schenectady
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Jumpin Jack's has been around for a very long time. Located on the shores of the Mohawk River, it has the typical summer drive in, beach stuff...fried shrimp, clams, onion rings, French fries, hamburgers, hot dogs. It also has soft serve ice cream. It is hopping all summer long. The food is greasy, but for those who like that kind... More 

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Rock Hill, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Jumpin' Jacks Drive In has been in Schenectady before I was born! It is the first sign of spring in the area! Even though it is often still cold and windy, people will stand in long lines for a cheese dog or a Jackburger! The food is not gourmet but it is just plain good, cooked to order, fast food!... More 

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Broadalbin, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I get the concept of Jumpin Jacks and it's brilliant.... However, the hype is way better then the food! The servers are filthy, the food is overpriced and disgustingly greasy! Unless you want to spend the rest of the day on the toilet, I would steer clear of this establishment!! Ick!

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Glenville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Best deal on the Fish or Clam dinner by far at a price of $ 8.50. Fish is not greasy, comes with roll/butter, fries, onion rings too. Worth the wait in line as it moves very fast.

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Glens Falls, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Good hotdogs and icecream. Good place to eat on a hot day. The staff is friendly. The place is neat. Would go again.

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Scotia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Jumpin' Jacks is a fun place to go in the summer. Food is good and we love to stop for ice cream. Always nice to watch the water ski team in Tuesday nights and to go to the concerts in Freedim park.

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Additional Information about Jumpin' Jack's Drive-in

Address: Rt 6, Scotia, NY 12302
Phone Number: (518) 393-6101
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Scotia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rt 6, Scotia, NY 12302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Scotia
  • Phone Number: (518) 393-6101

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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