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Patio Drive In Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor

5729 U.s. 9, New Gretna, NJ 08087
+1 609-296-0916
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good67%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jul 2017
“Nice place for quick dinner”
12 Jul 2017
“Great food ”
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$$ - $$$
5729 U.s. 9, New Gretna, NJ 08087
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Don't judge this place by its looks. Nice place with a wide variety of food. Mexican is great, along with the traditional American chicken fingers and burgers. Check it out.

Thank Alisha T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

They have drive in and table dining Service friendly staff Great food from pizza to Spanish food and Italian food There ice cream is good too!

Thank atu825
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I like the Italian hotdog and chilli dog for a quick on the road meal the menu is big if you can't find something you like your not hungry

Thank phil b
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Not sure why they call it a drive - in. It's not like they offer car hop service with servers on roller skates. But they do offer good fast food at reasonable prices. Clam strips in a basket were lightly breaded and fried. $ 6:99....More

Thank Clammerdave7728
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The tacos are the best around ant the pizza is also good. There is nothing fancy but its a drive in so I'm rating on that standard and for what it is it definitely delivers!

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

It really is exactly what you think I should pull into the parking lot to see the counter that you order the food for and then either sit in your car need it or you considered a couple tables that are on the side to...More

Thank Bernardo F
YakkerBun, Owner at Patio Drive In Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Hi Bernardo! Thank you for your review! We are open! Our summer hours (from April thru Labor Day) are 11:00 am until 9:00 pm 7 days a week. Our fall/winter hours are 11:00 am until 8:00 pm, closed on Sundays. Did you know that we...More

Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Not much to say here. Not fancy. Good ice cream and sandwiches. Ok if your just looking for a quick bite. Or grab and go.More

Thank WilliamDeetz
YakkerBun, Owner at Patio Drive In Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Hi William! Thank you for your review! Many people do not realize that we have a full menu serving everything from appetizers to dinners! I invite you to try one of our delicious homemade dinners next time! We have become famous for our authentic Mexican...More

Reviewed 7 January 2014

Simple Italian hot dog. All potatoes and very little hot dog. Will not return. Service was fair. Was not busy when there.More

Thank Ronald P
YakkerBun, Owner at Patio Drive In Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2014

It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy your Italian Hot Dog as it is in of our signature menu items. Made with 2 grilled Sabrett hot dogs, grilled potatoes, sweet bell peppers and onions all stuffed into our gigantic homemade pocket bread. The ingredients...More

Reviewed 24 May 2013

This place closes in the winter, so we haven't been there since last summer. It looks like it wouldn't have decent food, but some of what we've eaten there is yummy. The pizza, for example, is better than any of the Italian or pizza places...More

Thank Aghavni
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5729 U.s. 9, New Gretna, NJ 08087
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Gretna
  • Phone Number: +1 609-296-0916
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The Patio Drive In is a rare find for the locals as well as the seasonal campers, boaters and day trippers in the Bass River area. At first glance, we are only a walk-up ice cream parlor. But come inside and you'll find a great little restaurant! We offer waitress service inside or you can order any of our delicious menu items to go. One taste of our homemade food is all you need to become a repeat customer. Our menu has something for every taste.... * American favorites such as hot and cold subs and sandwiches, burgers, wings, salads, sides and more..... * Italian cuisine featuring homemade meatballs, chicken parmigiana, baked ziti, sausage peppers and onions, South Jersey's best pizza and more....... * Mexican Favorites such as tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, nachos supreme, fajitas, empanadas and more........ * The Patio is open from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm, 7 days a week, from March thru September. If you haven't tried us yet, come in and see what you've been missing!
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