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Jumpin' Jack's Drive-in

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5 Schonowee Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2516
+1 518-393-6101
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish fry” (9 reviews)
“hot dog” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (26 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Fast Food
5 Schonowee Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2516
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definite drive in with burger curly fries onion rings clams and twisters. This place have great ice cream. SUBWAY! THANK YOU!

Thank jgold02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jumpin' Jacks is one of those places that you just have to go to if you are in the area. It's hugely popular with locals. Super casual. Picnic benches under a covered patio. It's a no-frills eatery. All of the condiments are serve yourself. No...More

Thank Karin W
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Local friends brought us here while visiting on a hot Summer night. Great ice cream and some unique flavors. My wife likes the Pistachio frozen yogurt, I enjoyed the Strawberry Vanilla twist. Love the authentic old-time drive in style. Don't make em like that any...More

Thank iamtheczar
Reviewed June 19, 2017

I grew up going to Jumpin Jacks in the 60's. It is just the same. Love the food and the experience of being next to the water! The food is very good, fast service, full serving sizes and the ice cream is so creamy. Great...More

Thank coxwold
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Grew up in Sch'dy so going to Jumpin' Jacks was a treat. Went driving around Sch'dy and Scotia yesterday and stopped at Jumpin' Jacks for a double cheese burger and fries (EXCELLENT) and a soft serve twist. Sat by river and enjoyed. Fast counter service....More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Our grandchildren wanted us to go here. It is right on the Mohawk River and they say there are water skiing competitions right behind the restaurant in the summer. We were there on one of the few nights in early June, 2017 that was warm...More

Thank eclecticquilter
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Really good fast food! The shrimp roll comes highly recommended! Ample seating for large groups of people. As a South African, this was a really great 'drive-in' experience.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed May 3, 2017

I go every year when the open - it has become a tradition. You should make sure you pick a nice day so you can enjoy the outdoors when you are eating. Most of the food is ok - except don't get the meat sauce...More

Thank wmcleve
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Jumpin' Jack's had been around for many years and is an institution in Scotia, NY. Anyone who has lived in the area for any length of time makes their way to Jumpin' Jack's. It is an outdoor restaurant offering lots of fried food: hamburgers, hot...More

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed April 10, 2017

What a treat! Gret burgers and hotdogs. Shakes and ice cream are so good! Servers are so quick even with the lines!

Thank Lkonopka
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December 7, 2015|
Response from Betruger | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they offer gift cards, I do know that they have recently opened an online shop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Schonowee Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2516
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Scotia
  • Phone Number: +1 518-393-6101
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