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Weathervane Drive Inn

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2257 Washington Ave, Granite City, IL 62040-5431
+1 618-877-3823
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

As good as I remember it as a child. I can't choose just one favorite, everything is amazing & very responsibly priced. You just don't know until you try. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Weslynn J
Foley, Missouri
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Welcome to Weather Vane Ice Creme In 1960, Bill Sage opened a milk store on Washington Avenue. Originally it was intended to pay for his daughters college. He sold a variety of food including beef fritters and ice creme. In fact, the ice creme did so well, it eventually became just an ice creme shop. Little did he know, that... More 

Thank Cindy W
stl mo
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Very rude young man working there not worth your time or money was asked to wait 20 min for a sandwich and when I asked for water they tried to charge me 75 cents I asked for my money back and he said he would give it back but I could not come back now I probably spend about 60... More 

Thank rstricker
Granite City, Illinois
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I have been going here for about 25 years and have taken my grandchildren here for ice cream. Each time they visit they remind me of their trips to Weathervane many years ago, and I am thankful for the memories that we have.

Thank Linda E
Granite City, IL USA
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Ive been there multiple times with my family. Ice cream is great and the employees are very helpful and friendly. I will be going back when the weather warms up!

Thank Eric B
granite city
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Weathervane Ice Cream (and now some foods which give it a drive-in and I wish it would not have gone this route) has been around at least 70 years just as an ice cream place. We would all hang out in their parking lot and eat their cones or sundaes. It's not the flavor of Dairy Queen -- it has... More 

Thank deborahfilcoff
Granite City, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Best ice cream ever. Most places ice cream is pretty tasteless, depending on add-ins for flavor. Not here. Good old fashioned taste with add-ins available if you want them. 5 stars.

Thank Rich-n-Leslie
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Weathervane has been a Granite City institution for many years and there is a reason for it- it's delicious and very unique. The ice cream is so very yummy and they have a plethora of ice cream concoctions including rockets, drumsticks, shakes, ice cream sodas, floats, and sundaes. However, I will say that it has gotten quite pricey over the... More 

Thank Kerry T
Granite City, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I love going to this place when I want something different. Great family-owned place to eat with varying specials each day and week. I like the Italian roast beef, the cheese fries, the Philly cheesesteak, and a few other dishes. They have a big selection on ice cream as well, so be sure to visit this establishment for a dessert... More 

Thank JPNewc
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Never tried the food, but ice cream is wonderful. They will customize your order anyway you want it.

Thank 776sherryb

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  • Address: 2257 Washington Ave, Granite City, IL 62040-5431
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Granite City
  • Phone Number: +1 618-877-3823

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