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“The playground AND the ice cream were watery!”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Cindy's Drive In

Cindy's Drive In
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Granby
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Good for: Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Queensbury, New York
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“The playground AND the ice cream were watery!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

We picked Cindy's because of an online review that talked about the unusual playground consisting entirely of Little Tykes or Play Skool outdoor toys. While I can attribute some debris and dirt to being early in the ice cream season (it may have even been their opening weekend but I don't think so), I cannot forgive the quality of the ice cream, or the fact that almost their entire playground area was submerged in a huge puddle.

We spent over $16 for a "specialty sundae", two medium cones and a kiddie cone. All four servings of ice cream were thrown in the trash. The ice cream was flavorless and very watery. It was BAD. Even the three year old took a couple licks and said "I am done". This was true of both the chocolate and the vanilla - so it wasn't just one mix. The cones and dishes were huge, and they make a point of the servings being large - but why bother?

The playground area was situated in and around a puddle that was mid-shin deep. About a third of the equipment was in disrepair or not assembled. All it would have taken was a little effort to move the playground equipment which is VERY portable out of the puddle, and to re-assemble the equipment.

This place is not recommended, and was very disappointing to all four of us.

  • Visited May 2014
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