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677 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5340
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for some late night grub. Crazy good burgers, ice cream & milkshakes👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 the chicken Caesar wrap tasted like shrimp though.. Kinda weird 😑

Thank Julia R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure why this place has such a loyal following, and this review is only for the ice cream. The ice cream is apparently made on site, but it's way too sweet. I mean WAY too sweet, and with an odd aftertaste as well. Agave? syrup? something else to sweeten it? I threw out my ice cream cone once, and... More 

Thank Astrid A
Orlando, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for over 50 years - best soft serve in Montauk. This time the music was offensive and did not lend itself to a beach town or family atmosphere. We left in a hurry. Sad.

Thank John T
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The ice cream and thick shakes were delish ! My one recommendation is to organize a line for ordering ! kids and people every where and coming in from all directions with no organization. Took forever to order !

Thank lwalsh12016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Still the best you can get...it hasn't changed for years The lines go well into the street and around the block....and well deserved!,,, The ice cream flavors are just perfect!,,It has the right amount of sugar eggs, and additional ingredients!!!

Thank sheriPhiladelphia
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Typical fast food place, but people seem to go crazy for the ice cream, but the flavors are pretty bland. From my understanding, it was incredible before new ownership took over two years ago.

Thank iristate
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

You must stop at this old school burger and ice cream spot. Not one of the new crop of hipster Montauk restaurants that popped up in the last five years. Local, real, delicious and reminds you of all the simple goodness of Summer. All the ice creams are good but my favorite is the coffee oreo and do not miss... More 

Thank Jennifer L
New York, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Enjoyed a delicious waffle cone with Chocolate Chip ice cream - even just one scoop is enough to almost fill the cone and they serve it with a spoon! A bit expensive but worth the wait and the cost. Remember to bring cash!

Thank travelgal617
Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice reprieve on a hot day but make sure you can get seating outside as there is no AC. Kids will love it! They are a burgers shakes and fries shack.

Thank Local06831
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

So delicious! So authentic! So inexpensive! So good! I could easily lunch here every single day...it reminds me of a simpler time, when I was a kid and my biggest trauma of the day was deciding on what flavor ice cream to get. You con tell how great this place is by the lines. Never change!

Thank Travelsnus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 677 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5340
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Montauk
  • Phone Number: 16316685515
Serving great burgers and homemade ice cream in Montauk since 1967.

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