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Cappie's Drive In

264 State Highway 67, Amsterdam, NY 12010-7311
+1 518-843-3544
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“burgers” (3 reviews)
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264 State Highway 67, Amsterdam, NY 12010-7311
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Legendary drive in run by a local family for decades. Typical drive in fare with real good ice cream, especially home made kind. Reviewers besides me all concur that it's not a great value for your money. The attraction is the history of generations going...More

Thank Vito C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Want unique ice cream flavors, this is the place to go. Open since 1965, this drive in location has been a family favorite for decades. Growing up waitresses would take orders at your car window or inside and trays of food delivered to driver. Closest...More

Thank Christina P
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We found the place very friendly and accommodating to our sons peanut allergy. The food was good tasting and it also had decent portion sizes. We were driving through but if we had the opportunity we would eat there again.

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Visited Cappie's last week with our daughter & grandson. Grandson had the chicken dinner with fries & a dinner roll. Daughter had the salad with chicken pieces. Wife & I had hot dogs with all the fixings, fries & onion rings. Milk shakes, ice cream...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We came for the ice cream after being out of the area for many years. The restaurant is still clean, friendly and tasty. The wait staff and counter staff are what you would want while traveling, they make you feel most welcome. We came for...More

Thank VermontCapecodder
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Love Cappies, its an Amsterdam landmark! Open seaonally, its usually filled with families and celebrating sports teams stopping for the hand scooped ice cream. They do offer sugar free ice cream choices! Food is cooked to order, typical "diner" fare. Very friendly service. Always nice...More

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The breaded fish was a patty and the burger looked like a Wendys. Service was average and so was the food. Most come to this place to visit the owners and for the ice cream. I guess that is what we would do the next...More

Thank Rickydee48
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Everyone raves about crappies and their ice cream. We decided to stop in and try it. Honestly I wasn't that impressed. I would have preferred ice cream from the grocery store. The service was friendly.

Thank Sunny_Side2000
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Same good food as always. Great shakes and ice cream to finish the meal. Good burgers and fries at reasonable prices.

Thank William M
Reviewed 6 June 2015

If your looking for a great sit down family style or even individual ice cream bar then Cappies it is. There are plenty of places to get ice cream in the Amsterdam area but Cappies provides plenty of indoor seating including a long bar with...More

Thank James G
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  • Address: 264 State Highway 67, Amsterdam, NY 12010-7311
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +1 518-843-3544
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