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Kilte Drive In

Hamburgers, Ice Cream
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N48W36154 East Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc, WI
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This place is about nostalgia, custard and summer fun. The turtle sundae and butterscotch laddie are our favorites. Bring your date and drive in. If you bring your dog, they will get a "puppy sundae" as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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Hartland, Wisconsin, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Car hops bring just average drive in fair, expensive ice cream and shakes. One good car show early in the spring.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This place is about nostalgia, custard and summer fun. The turtle sundae and butterscotch laddie are our favorites. Bring your date and drive in. If you bring your dog, they will get a "puppy sundae" as well.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I like the BBQ beef sandwich, and the burgers really aren't so great. It is an old 50's drive-in with car hops that do a great job. The ice cream (custard) is great, as are the shakes and malts! Place your order and your tray hangs on your window. Memories!

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This landmark is a fun trip in the summer. Pull up in your car and wait for the car hop to come take your order. They place your order on a tray attached to your window. The menu ranges from frozen custard, shakes, and sundaes to fries & burgers!

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New Hope, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

It was a lot of fun to share the old-time drive in experience with my son. The food was fair, the burger was ness than spectacular, but we all agreed the fries were excellent. The chocolate malt we shared was good, though nothing amazing. But the price for the food was low and the kitch value was high, so we'd... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This vintage, throw back style Drive In overlooks the highway. The menu has no vegetarian main course options, I ate cheddar (melted velveeta-type) fries and a thick shake. They were both good enough, but very much junk food, even if the word yogurt is included. There was not a salad within a mile of this place. The wait staff were... More 

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Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

I like their burgers, fries and shakes. I like the scottish theme and the ability to order from your car. Very cool and fun to reminisce.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This is a fun place to go w/ a varied menu & wonderful malts. It's like being in the 50's w/ cute carhops & great food.

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Milwaukee, WI
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Its a real old-fashioned drive-in. This is the place all the cheerleaders worked when he was a kid in the 60s. The highway was rerouted but the drive-in is still there. We make it there at least once every summer.

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

The Kiltie is a fixture for Oconomowoc, I've gone there since I was a kid. The nostalgia of the 50's type drive in is still cool - especially when they have their classic car night. The food is OK but really pretty expensive. The frozen custard is still the standard by which all others are compared, but it too has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: N48W36154 East Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Oconomowoc

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers, Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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