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Jolly Cone Drive-In

203 James T., Van Buren, MO 63965
+1 573-300-1747
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (23 reviews)
“burger” (22 reviews)
“banana split” (3 reviews)
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American, Fast Food
203 James T., Van Buren, MO 63965
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Good old fashioned ice cream joint in the middle of town. You don't see many places like this anymore. Trip down memory lane

Thank KevinM4158
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

A tradition for ice cream but there is so much more on their menu! Great service, quick & friendly. So glad they rebuilt (and at great expense) since a trip to Current River just wouldn't be the same without at least one stop here.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The Jolly Cone is a small old fashioned ice cream shop, but fortunately it has much more on the menu ! Openly dog-friendly and covered outdoor seating combine with all-over-the-South options to order everything from burgers to corn dogs to tenderloins to okra and almost...More

Thank BHappy2
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a favorite stop of ours every trip to the area. We’ve tried the food a few times and each time came up disappointed. However we love the ice cream and shakes- they are excellent. The wait can sometimes be long and it’s outside...More

Thank Christina N
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Best place for the whole family to get the ice cream the way you want it, if you want a burger they are better then a burger chain. They have much more also.

Thank Glenn946c
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We stopped here for a few burgers, fried pickles, fried okra, and ice cream. The food was delicious and my daughter loved the ice cream. We liked the outdoor seating and ambiance. It had a good crowd so we figured it had to be good....More

Thank 4justinf
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Thank heaven for jolly cone! For 30 years I've been coming to van buren, and for 30 years we've always had a shake and a burger. Still the best!

Thank David R
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This cute little ice cream stop is GREAT! I had the memorial weekend special which was a strawberry shortcake cake sundae! Heaven in a paper boat. Prices weren’t bad for five people. Next time we go we will try some of their food instead of...More

Thank BobbiJo B
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

On a 6 day camping trip from Texas we had a near medical emergency with our daughter, the ambulance came and once we found out that the snake that bit her was non-venomous we were relieved. Our 7 year old was still upset and the...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This small burger/shake joint with outdoor seating seems to be a favorite with everyone. Fast service, good food and a prime location in town. They do a good job with fans to keep the seating area cool.

Thank VitaminMoose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 James T., Van Buren, MO 63965
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Van Buren
  • Phone Number: +1 573-300-1747
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