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Zesto Drive-In

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1730 Jefferson St, Jefferson City, MO 65109-2011
+1 573-659-7117
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Cole Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kind of what you expect, but they had a special that was far better than I expected. The pace is very clean, and the staff was so friendly, just make you want to go back. As the weather warms up a bit, will go back and check out desert

Thank icecream2017
Warsaw, Illinois
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164 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

as it used to be and very over priced. Staff was less than pleasant and didn't seem thrilled. We did not try the ice cream, but our food was average.

Thank TLC62379
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Zesto has been around a long time. Old fashioned restaurant and ice cream shop. Delicious food, and hometown feel.

Thank Gardenia65
Jefferson City, Missouri
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

very disappointed wont go back.had the brisket sandwich . the meal was too plain and way over priced

Thank henrypospiech
Wardsville, Missouri, United States
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Great little summer stop. Sometimes they run out of some menu items but they have many other options. Wish they had fries! And maybe more indoor seating.

Thank Melissa B
Schaumburg, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

Spent a very hot summer day in Jefferson City recently and found myself at Zesto’s for some ice cream, in an attempt to cool off. This place was very near my hotel and was an easy walk. I ordered a large vanilla cone dipped in chocolate- and all I can say is, “Wow!” A nice-sized cone, with great tasting ice... More 

Thank Karen M
Jefferson City, MO
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230 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

Zesto has all the fast food (hot dogs, hamburgers, shakes, etc.) that you'd find anywhere, but what makes it a local legend is the ice cream cones. They often have specials for bbq and for chili dogs, and the food is of good quality even if it doesn't offer you much space to enjoy it. This is a place you're... More 

Thank DeWitt65101
Carbondale, Illinois
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Not really made for sit down eating. Very cold and dirty. My daughters had ice cream and enjoyed them. However, I couldn't find anything vegetarian to eat there.. it is basically hot dogs and ice cream.

Thank Melissa s
Jefferson City, Missouri
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143 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Best place to get ice cream in Jefferson City. The food is pretty good too. They do their own bbq and it's pretty good. I like getting the nacho supreme with a shake for lunch.

Thank Jeff A
Missouri, United States
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This was just fine the road from our motel, so we decided to run in for ice cream. It was delicious, so we went back for lunch the next day. My husband had the mac and cheese hot dogs, and loved them. I had the bbq pork nachos. The meat was great, sweet with a little heat. The place was... More 

Thank WanderNearandFar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1730 Jefferson St, Jefferson City, MO 65109-2011
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-659-7117

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