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John's Drive-In

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677 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5340
11:30 am - 12:00 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Oradell, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like a Montauk Original ice cream parlor. Great choices of HOME MADE ice cream.. Metal Picnic benches to eat on really a nice family place.

Thank Maryann N
Seaford, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

yes, they have food too, but we never ate here. our kids come every night to get a cone. great flavors and nice workers. cash only. line sometimes long but goes fast

Thank 73travelbug65
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming to John's for over 10 years and the food has stayed consistent, which is always good. The ice cream is so good, I crave it sometimes. But don't go expecting to be in and out all the time, sometimes people are lined up outside the door. My friends and I really like their chicken tenders, fried chicken,... More 

Thank WorldTraveler959
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG! The ice cream here is completely off the scale. We tried soft scoop, mint choc chip and choc chip and they were all amazing.

Thank NHK13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?