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Country Drive-in

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1455 Vischer Ferry Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065
+1 518-371-3455
11:00 - 21:00
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Albany, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh cut, fresh battered, deep-fried, amazing Onion Rings! That's all the reason you need go there. There's plenty of other drive-in fare from cheeseburgers to grilled mahi-mahi. It's a Clifton Park tradition that absolutely requires a trip or three over the summer.

Thank trico2
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Such an icon in seasonal food venues. The menu is simple offering quality fast food. The ice cream, dole whip, frozen yogurt and dips change weekly. A bit pricey but well worth the trip. Cash only FYI!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
East Greenbush, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place is the best fried food in the capital region, the burgers are awesome and so is the fish fry. I'd suggest to put salt on the fries. Th ice cream here is very convinient and it's also very delicious! Great Place!

1 Thank evanfarnan_
Clifton Park, NY
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348 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It’s only a short distance from our house to the Country Drive-In, but we try to limit our visits to only once a year… well, at least for the food. Ice cream trips might exceed that. Our standard food order is for Sausage Sandwiches with peppers & onions ($6.29) and Onion Rings ($3.79/$4,89). The menu says the sausage sandwich comes... More 

1 Thank Roger K
Upper state, NY, USA
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I ate here around 15 years ago and liked it. This last weekend, my family went there for fish and fries. French fries were stale tasting, The fish was so dry and lacked taste. We requested tarter sauce and when we got home discovered that they did not put it in the bag. I even asked if all the sauces... More 

1 Thank FamilyG6
New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is our favorite place for ice cream in the summer! LOTS of ice cream choices' they also have Dole Whip and soft serve frozen yogurt. The food menu is pretty extensive and usually very good. They even have gluten free rolls, and gluten free cones. Seating is outside- there are plenty of tables with large umbrellas, and a small... More 

1 Thank PattieLo
Pasadena, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Our family makes trips from Albany to the Adirondacks on the Northway at least twice a year, so we pass by Country Drive-in at least 4 times, and it has become our regular mid-trip destination, and about the only place we eat fast-food roadside fare all year. Hamburgers = country drive-in quality [good to very good], same with the french... More 

1 Thank DaVolck
Jekyll Island
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Have been having their fish fries for years on our annual trip to Saratoga from Georgia. Have always looked forward to it. This year the fish was not as good as in the past. Will give it one more chance but was disapointed.

2 Thank Saratoga666
Rensselaer, New York
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I stopped by for a quick bite on Labor Day. They were busy but the order was taken smoothly and pleasantly. I ordered hot dogs, onion rings and a shake. All were very good, especially the onion rings. I definitely will stop again when I am in the area.

Thank Rebecca S
New York
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131 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

A well-maintained, vintage roadside food and soft ice cream stand with window service. Not to be missed for the nostalgia alone. Clean plastic-top picnic tables with colorful umbrellas. They have kid-sized tables too. Parking in the front and back. Their homemade onion rings are the best.

Thank Susanarl

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Vischer Ferry Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clifton Park
  • Phone Number: +1 518-371-3455

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?