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9672 Destiny Usa Dr, Syracuse, NY 13290-2328
315-474-7406
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Burgers at Destiny

Burgers and shakes at Destiny. Not in the food court. Can have a line when the mall is crowded. Shakes are very good. Reasonable amount of seating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
FamilyExplorer4
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Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York
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272 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Burgers and shakes at Destiny. Not in the food court. Can have a line when the mall is crowded. Shakes are very good. Reasonable amount of seating.

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Thank FamilyExplorer4
Syracuse, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Johnny Rockets is a great family friendly restaurant. It has a good choice of milkshakes and burgers. Personally, I love the Philly Cheesesteak. The atmosphere is upbeat and the waiters and waitresses are always filled with joy. Sometimes they even dance.

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Thank matts_lebron
Oswego, New York
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The retro look was the first thing that caught my eyes. I love the decor, 50's-60's style, but new and crisp. Being a vegetarian, I thought I would not find anything to eat in a place like that. But, their menu does have a very tasty veggie burger. I was pleasantly surprised to find that on the menu, served on... More 

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Thank TrvlngPrncss
Syracuse, New York
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We knew Johnny Rockets from the Eastview Mall in Victor, NY. This location was as fun [better than most mall eateries] with servers breaking out in song & dance. The portions weren't as large, nor the list of milkshakes as long, as we remembered from Rochester but were ample. Still better than most.

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Thank David F
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Food is great if you like a juicy burger and chili cheese fries which who doesn't...hello? 50's style then the wait staff comes out periodically and dances in front of all the diners to some cute song....adorbs!! I want to work there just for this reason!! Love this place....

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Thank Nancy5687
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This place is like and old style diner complete with at the table juke box. The staff are friendly and the service is fast. The burgers were great and in my opinion better than the other Guys. The real ice cream milkshakes were awesome and the place is fun for kids. At first I thought the price a little high... More 

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Thank Konrad C
New York City, New York
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877 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I had a lunch in Johnny Rockets at Syracuse airport. The dinning hall was spacious and I had been generally comfortable for one hour before the departure of my flight. I ordered hamburger with bacon and onion ring. The oil from the burgur was spilt over from the napkin on the burgur, and the burgur actually tasted too oily for... More 

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Thank YacchanAmarone
DeWitt, New York
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439 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If it weren't for the prices, I'd be tempted to give this JR a very good rating. But I can't ignore the fact that my wife and I each had a burger with fries and a soft drink, and the bill came to a staggering $27.39 before tip. Now, if this were a fine dining situation prices like that would... More 

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Thank Joe H
Chittenango, New York
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

You will find this one just randomly placed in the mall. It tried to be very old school diner type. Its great for the kids as there is fun music and the waiters dance every 1/2 hour or so. Its a burger and fries type joint so don't expect anything fancy but if your are looking for somewhere less expensive... More 

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Thank Kate M
East Haven, Connecticut
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

went here with my brother and his family. our server took great care of us. I was sad to hear they no longer have the American Pie Shake, so I had a float and chipotle burger. it was delicious. i enjoy dining at this restaurant chain, they never disapoint.

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Thank ZeeBabester
Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Rockets, responded to this review

Thanks for writing your review, ZeeBabester. We're glad to hear you're never disappointed with your visits. Hope we'll see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9672 Destiny Usa Dr, Syracuse, NY 13290-2328
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 315-474-7406

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?