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Jack's Drive-Inn

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24 Main Ave, Wynantskill, NY 12198
(518) 283-5110
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Fun, quick, it is what it is. Burgers with onions, fries, shakes. They don't claim to sell health food, but you do go away with a smile.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Jacks used to be a two or three times a week thing for us. Over the past 4 or 5 year it has turned into a once a summer thing. The size and quality of the food dwindles every year IMHO.

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Thank Jolene O
Albany, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Awesome small burger joint. The sliders are excellent. Nothing fancy - just a walk up window. This place has been very popular for years. I've even heard it discussed on national radio shows. I love it!

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Thank Travel-Passat
Albany NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A great institution. Open summers for many years. Great greasy burgers and fries. Order with the fried onions. Outdoor seating.

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Thank Travelmoose33
Ithaca, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Recently they have added mini hotdogs and a variety of drinks otherwise it stays the same. Hamburgers (sliders to some) slathered in onions and ketchup. Crispy fries. Service is always quick but be ready to order.

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Thank Outdoorguy2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Year after year Jack's consistency is commendable! Early spring till November (if the snow holds off) sliders are hot and full of that flavor we love. Picnic tables could use a coat of fresh paint though.

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Thank Peter M
Albany, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Jack's is a summer institution in the capital district. Hamburgers, cheese fries, chocolate milk, milkshakes, mini hot dogs.....their menu consists of those basic staples but never disappoints. If you order 'with' you get a hamburger, with onions and ketchup. So if you're not a fan of onions make sure you order w/o onions. During busy times parking can be tight,... More 

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Thank KTNYS
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

You have to try this place at least once. It's fast and incredibly delicious. I had the sliders with "everything" (caramelized onions, cheese and ketchup) with fries. The onions are simply genius.

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Thank rainking61
Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Yes they are greasy, high calorie and prob not the best quality burger. But they are hot, very tasty and cheap by burger standards. The place is a local legend and hasn't changed much at all. And let's face it, if you only have it a couple times a season, as it's not open year round, you will enjoy it.... More 

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Thank mcdedrick
Wynantskill, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013 via mobile

The burgers seem to shrink every gear even though they deny that. The price does go up every year, though. It may not seem lime a big deal to most folks but they have cheese there now and that helps a lot. Worth doing once every year.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Fast Food, American
Meals
Lunch
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main Ave, Wynantskill, NY 12198
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wynantskill
  • Phone Number: (518) 283-5110

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