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Mac's Drive-In

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1166 Waterloo Geneva Rd, Waterloo, NY 13165-1255
+1 315-539-3064
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 22:00
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Seneca Falls, New York
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You haven't enjoyed the thrill of going back to the era of the Drive-In eatery, until you've visited Mac's Drive-in. Eat inside or enjoying eating in your car! Their menu has something for everyone and the prices are amazing. You won't break the bank feeding your entire family. Oh and they serve ice cream custard too!

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Thank Yaketty56
Waterloo, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the car hop outback the young kids are great. We go to the car show on wed. nights June, July & Aug.

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Thank kathrynev2015
Rochester, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With car hop service and open air seating (weather permitting) it is a great piece of Americana. Good food prepared in front of the counter. Great french fries (ask Gerald about the story of their quest for great potatoes - they are NOT from Iowa!)

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Thank Robert P
Phelps, New York
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I so wish this place could b open year around. The best food and great prices. I miss it after Labor Day. Come on Spring!!

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Thank Julie D
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016

no very expensive but that reflect quality and taste been there for long time....probably nothing better to do around here

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Thank culinary802016
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The service was fast and the food was OK. It's more of the type of food you'd eat after a night of drinking. Some was homemade and some you could tell was from the freezer. The ice cream was the best part. I would go again but wouldn't make a special trip for the food..

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Thank Sweetcheeksmey
Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our group of 21 motorcyclists were all amazed, and pleased!, by the amount/prices of the ice cream! We all enjoyed our favorite cones, shakes, or root beer floats while reminiscing about the old drive-ins from our days. The place was packed every time we rode by, so we decided to try it on Saturday (after we'd had dinner elsewhere). We... More 

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Thank Catherine G
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is quite a find, a fairly original drive-in with optional curb service. There are a number of tables to park your and get waitress service, or you can get curb-side service at your car. Food is typical greasy grill fare, which adds to the ambience. Fries are very good. Also offers ice cream and shakes. Highly recommend a stop... More 

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Thank DaveTUSC
Newark, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Brings me back to the good old days when I would go to drive ins like this with my pa and we would eat till we could eat no more. Its not the best food out there but just the nostalgia of the place I hope it stays there forever so one day I can bring my kids kids with... More 

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Thank karmstrong0600
Reinholds, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

When we travel to the Finger Lakes region, we love to visit Mac's Drive-In. Food is good, service is great, love the Richard's root beer in a frosty mug. It takes you back to the good old days of the drive-in service. It certainly is worth a visit if you are in the area of Waterloo!

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Thank Tom_and_Janice

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Waterloo Geneva Rd, Waterloo, NY 13165-1255
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 315-539-3064

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?