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Kilte Drive In

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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
Dining options: Takeout

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  • 6
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • 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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Nashotah, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We like getting the old GMC out & cruising this seasonal custard stand when the weather is good. For food is bad for your heart condition and good for your soul. Onion rings & custard malts...mmmmmmmmmmmm!

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Thank Mark M
Hartland, Wisconsin, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 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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Thank Paul R
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Hometown-Oconomowoc
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Thank Flatham
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Thank Joan S
New Hope, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Thank etchaskesher
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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Thank BamBamWisconsin
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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Thank fraulin5spd
Milwaukee, WI
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?