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A & W Root Beer Drive-In

2208 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6125
+1 518-668-4681
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese curds” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
American, Fast food
2208 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6125
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

It's fun to be able to have a car hop but the parking lot is so tiny and a nightmare to negotiate. There is seating also. Burgers are average, root beer great. Service ok.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Came here for a quick lunch before catching a boat ride around Lake George. It was super hot, so we sat under the covered area. It took a few minutes to get someone to take our order, but once we did everything was fast and...More

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

My family loved this place!!! Friendly staff!!! Great lunch and delicious root beer!!!great hot dogs ... cheese curds are amazing!!

Thank Rosa Maria P
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We come here each year and it’s never a disappointment. The car side service is so unique and the kids love it ! Food is always very good and ice cream floats a must ! Don’t miss this when visiting Lake George !!

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 23 August 2018

wouldn't give me a milkshake float "we don't do those". ordered a sundae when asked if we could sit at tables around the other side we were told "those are for food customers" even though the place had few customers and plenty of vacant tables!...More

Thank 1badteacher
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You dont see many A&Ws anymore, which is too bad. Food here was great, service was quick. The way fastfood should be. Didnt get the rootbeer float, as I was too full from the meal. Ill have to save that for next time! Best value...More

Thank njempire812
Reviewed 31 July 2018

First time here. My daughter really wanted to try it. We had a blast! Carol our waitress was outstanding! Talked to us a lot, showed my daughter merchandise she could buy (and she did buy! ) and we just had a lot of fun. Chicken...More

Thank soupesoup
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a Quick lunch. The service was awesome!we we're prompty greated and our drink and food came out very quick. Very tasty and fresh. It's a must stop for the root beer floats. Besides, where else can you eat in your car like...More

Thank Firefly2416
Reviewed 24 July 2018

If you enjoy a throw back to days of old you will enjoy A & W Root Beer Drive-In. This is not just a burger joint, they even serve fish, and mac & cheese. My favorite is the bacon cheeseburger with fries, a side of...More

Thank cts122016
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This place hasn't changed in quality since I came here with my family in 2012. The food is delicious and a fair price. It is much better than the typical fast food place. Wait staff is attentive and very friendly. I recommend this place to...More

Thank Lynsey M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6125
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-4681
May also be called A&W Drive-In
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