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Skan-Ellus Drive In

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1659 US Route 20, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8860
+1 315-685-8280
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Skanellus has been a household word for decades. It is the to-go-to place for a sandwich, a dinner, or just ice cream. Love their bar-be-que- sandwich!

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Thank _tklarz
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love soft serve ice cream? Head over to Skan-ellus and be prepared to enjoy. Never saw black raspberry soft serve but they had it here and it is yummy. Had some with their chocolate and both were smooth and creamy. Don't know if they make their own or just make someone's wonderfully but worth the drive. Only complaint is that... More 

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Thank scottyacht
Greenwich, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent ice cream with a friendly staff. The menu had much more to offer than just ice cream. Burgers, hotdogs French fries and more.

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Thank David W
Auburn, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Skan-ellus has hands down the best ice cream. However, try a cheeseburger. Sounds strange, but they are delicious, juicy, and flavorful. The french fries are not my favorite, they are breaded or coated with something. They have a great macaroni salad which I choose for a side instead. They are little on the pricey side (in my opinion), but it... More 

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Thank AuburnFoodFan
Skaneateles, New York
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Chat Conversation Start 804 people like this Family Style Restaurant 7:41PM So let me tell you how you are getting ripped off daily and they will do nothing about it. Stopped in tonight 6/24 to get 2 large milkshakes printed of their own web page that was updated 2016 price for the milk shake was listed as $4.50 They do... More 

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Thank greenbaypackerfan59
Skaneateles, New York
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Love this place. Simple menu of well prepared food and the ice cream is the best! Love to sit outside in the sun.

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Thank bortzmyan
Syracuse, New York
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

A great place to stop in and grab a bite to eat while in the Skaneateles area, kids love the ice cream too!

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Thank Mark S
central ny
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We loved the ice cream the best soft and hard and plenty of flavors and staff was excellent with us. Serve food also. And close to a motel next door.. Its a bit out in the country not close to the village tho so one has to drive to it..

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Thank wren53
Skaneateles, New York
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The ice cream is quality but serving size is moderate. Food choices are the usual road side with the skanellus berger being the individualized product. Food is well prepared and brought to your table in a clean dining area. Service is prompt and portions are adequate if you are not looking for a meal but just a light lunch.

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Thank Bruce S
Lockport, New York
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I stopped here for a quick bite to eat on the way to a ladies weekend at a B&B in the area. I had grilled cheese, plain chips, soda and a terrific ice cream sandwich. Everything was very average except the ice cream sandwich. It was truly the best one I have ever tasted! The sandwich was fresh and chocolaty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1659 US Route 20, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8860
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-8280

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