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4605 50 Ave, Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1C2, Canada
403-887-2253
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The girl that served us was obviously not trained on how to use the machine to fill a cone with ice cream... look at the picture below... there was so little ice-cream, no swirl and it didn't even come to the edges anywhere. If you want to get ripped off almost $4 for the tiniest minuscule cone ever; then this... More 

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Thank Tamma68
Sylvan Lake, Canada
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is excellent. Owners are usually on site which makes a huge difference in polite staff. Burgers are always great. Ice cream cakes are fantastic.

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Thank tebark59
Sylvan Lake, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

My wife likes it for takeout.. My nurse like it for guickness. .. & cheapness Has a handy location near the Lake..

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Thank Bill D
Innisfail, Canada
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Burgers and ice cream, it's tough to mess up. With the shabbiness of the local McDonalds, I go to the DQ for my fast food fix. The drive thru can be kind of slow, but that's the price you have to pay for char-broiled goodness. My only suggestion is to change the POS system to accept tap; if TD won't... More 

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Thank TotallyMyRealName
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

It was AWFUL!!!!!! Took my order, went to the lake open the bag there was just half of my order!!! Went back told the story to two supervisor then the owner came tell the story again!!!! OH my Gush they ruined my day!! The owner was just died for that $12 food!!! He did an investigation to make sure that... More 

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Thank 568466
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I am serious I go for a burger a mushroom burger I like a mushroom burger but all I got was two mushrooms no Swiss cheese it was full of mail too much mail the burger itself the meet was like 5% to the rest being bread. Super freezing restaurant on a cold day stuff was totally boring and their... More 

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Thank Yummybear T
Red Deer, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you order ice cream good luck getting any toppings with it. They are the cheapest Dairy Queen I have ever been to and getting worse. This has been my local Dairy Queen for 15 years. I will no longer be providing them with my money. Today I order a hot fudge sundae there was barely any chocolate which is... More 

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Thank MsC1011
Sylvan Lake, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

They are officially the slowest fast food restaurant we have ever been t to, on more than one occasion we have waited 30 minutes or more in the drive thru. Also they have the habit of forgetting your order and after waiting inside for 45 minutes we would then have to remind them of what we had ordered. They have... More 

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Thank faye7c
Calgary, Canada
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

The Sylvan DQ is a staple restaurant. About a block from the beach this burger shack makes some excellent cold and hot eats. Staff are friendly and the place is always busy. I've eaten at the Sylvan DQ on various visits and was always happy with the service and food.

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1 Thank TravelingDuo_00
Victoria, Canada
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325 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2008

Currently switching over to a Grill & Chill format. Often out of stock of salads and featured items.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Fast Food
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4605 50 Ave, Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Sylvan Lake
  • Phone Number: 403-887-2253

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