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209 Ninth Ave SE, Highway 212, Watertown, SD 57201
(605) 886-4157
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Spearfish, South Dakota
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300 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for great ice cream and the old drive-in feel this place is it. The staff were friendly and quick. I had a chocolate shake and it tackled the ice cream craving on a hot day. We will be back. Travel safe...

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Thank Fred N
Watertown, South Dakota
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Awesome food and even better ice cream. Had a burger and a caramel malt and it was the best in town! DQ has nothing on Zestos! Location is seasonal and it serves as a "sign of Spring" when it opens back up every year. Interior is "order only" and can get crowded but is totally worth the wait! It's the... More 

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Thank Sara S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Got a chocolate malt and it was absolutely terrible, I should have went to Dairy Queen or McDonalds! Will not be stopping back!!

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Thank Annemarie201
Ankeny, IA
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had supper and ice cream here. The ice cream was great (soft serve chocolate). The chicken strip basket was mostly great, but the fries were too salty (and I normally like some salt on my fries).

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Thank dlh85royals
Watertown, South Dakota
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They offer a different kind of sherbert everyday and we love going and trying all the different flavors. They also have the most amazing broasted chicken

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Thank tfi22
Watertown, South Dakota
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

They have the best sherbet and they change the flavor choices every day. They also have plenty of food choices with the best broasted chicken in town

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Thank tfi22
Clark, SD
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Wide variety of drive in fare, excellent ice cream wtih many choices for malts & sundaes. Good corn dogs and bacon cheeseburgers. Quick service and generous portions.

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Thank GustafClark_SD
Watertown, South Dakota
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I've been going here since I was little and I still love their food! They have more ice cream choices than DQ plus they give bigger portions! Their employees are friendly, so I would recommend going here.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Zesto's not only gives bigger portions for a better price than DQ, they also offer every flavor and combination imagainable. My grandson loves their peanut butter-marshmallow sundae, and I am partial to the rhubarb pie avalanche (like a DQ Blizzard). They also have the best chili dogs.

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Thank bobjan415
Aberdeen, South Dakota
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Zesto's has almost any kind of ice cream anyone could ask for. Although it is pretty good I'm still a big fan of Dairy Queen. I will go back and I think its worth a try for you as well. Employees are employees neither nice nor upsetting.

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Thank Dave B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Fast Food
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Ninth Ave SE, Highway 212, Watertown, SD 57201
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: (605) 886-4157
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Phone 605 886-4157

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