We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

A & W Root Beer Drive-In

2208 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6125
+1 518-668-4681
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cheese curds” (9 reviews)
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Fast food
2208 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6125
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (184)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

31 - 40 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

When A& W burnt down last year, I thought that was the end of a long era. How pleasant that they reappeared and look the same. Still challenging to get into the parking lot due to popularity; we parked across the street and took our...More

Thank beachmom138
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The food was delicious...burgers, Italian sausage sandwich, onion rings, chicken sandwich, and of course, superb root beer floats...all delivered by a delightful car hop, complete with a tray that attaches to your window. Parking was a little tight, but we're delighted to have stopped in....More

Thank HappyCamel42
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Had to stop here for a root beer. Haven't had an A&W root beer in ages. Waitress was friendly and our order arrived in a few minutes. Tasted just as good as I remembered. Nice and cold and frosty.

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Placed our order and the girl was very friendly..we took our order to go..when I opened up the burger box ..got a cheeseburger deluxe looked very tasty.the funny part was the bun was so much bigger then the burger ,but was good..the fries were good...More

Thank Ginger L
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Great food! Papa burger and onion rings! Mmmm! Great service! Cheap and fast! All around GREAT place! A must stop in Lake George!

Thank Drew F
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Went for my birthday staff was rude and didnt even have the common sence to say happy birthday after she was rude .

Thank James S
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

You can have a car hop bring you meals at this fun little place or you can eat outside. Kids meals come with coupon for free ice cream. Burger was pretty good and price was decent. The bathroom is TINY! There is also a window...More

Thank kmvw
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I really don't recall them still being there! But years ago I loved stopping there with all the kids I'd take to Lake George.with my own little brother and sisters twice during the summers. Where are they now??

Thank Yardbunny
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Yummy root beer Floats - these are a must for the day. We went on a Saturday afternoon. Very tight parking lot but the service was very quick. Our waitress was quick to our car and had our order perfectly. This a must if you...More

Thank AMarieS2013
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We planned on stopping by because aw are not near us in CT. Had cheeseburger which were great being fire grilled. Best of all was root beer float. Delicious and creamy. Found out the root beer there has cane sugar not fructose corn syrup. You...More

Thank Frank B
Nearby Restaurants
Caffe Vero
414 reviews
.42 km away
Lake George Steamboat Company
252 reviews
.78 km away
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
830 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lake George
1,587 reviews
.98 km away
The Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration
592 reviews
.71 km away
Million Dollar Beach
315 reviews
.80 km away
House of Frankenstein Wax Museum
252 reviews
1.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from A & W Root Beer Drive-In staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing