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King of the Frosties

American, Diner
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State Highway 30, Speculator, NY 12164
+1 518-548-3881
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Montpelier, Vermont
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty breakfasts for a great price. The owners are friendly & service is fast. Hits the spot on a cold winter morning.

Thank Halfmoon710
Palo Alto, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

It doesn't look like much, but they sure know how to cook! The prices are great and the servings are perfect. We got there on "corned beef night," and it we the best corned-beef and cabbage I've ever had. My husband got the burger, and it was fresh and juicy. I highly recommend this place, don't let the greasy atmosphere... More 

Thank clyde3546
Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Not the place if you want to eat healthy lunch. Haven't tried breakfast but lunch menu has mostly fried food choices or greasy hamburgers. Very good crispy french fries though and good soft serve and hard ice cream.

Thank Fay T
Levittown, NY
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

OK, the place looks like you landed in 1953 - and in a way you have! It goes back to a time when it was about good food at good prices. We stop in here each time we come up to Lake Pleasant. They can do eggs, pancakes, waffles and all your traditional not-so-good for you breakfast choices. Its OK,... More 

Thank Johnnyerb
Greenfield Center, New York
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ride motorcycles all around our area and constantly find new restaurants to love. Such is our relationship with this one. Family-owned and run, the customers are made to feel like family as well. The food is very plentiful and good, and the prices are reasonable. Love it!!

Thank ImKlem1
Burlington, Vermont
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were leaf-peeping and stumbled on this restaurant. It was a bit old-fashioned and not at all fancy (maybe "diner" is a better word than "restaurant"), but it was bright and clean, so we decided to try it. The menu offered a good deal of variety (sandwiches, burgers, salads, and a few meals), and the staff were helpful and willing... More 

Thank VTOceanLover
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381 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Take a step back in time and order a burger or a grilled ham and cheese or even a tuna salad sandwich with chips. Friendly, efficient service. No frills.

Thank Bi-coaster
Saratoga Springs, New York
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Speculator tradition - we go here for soft serve ice cream. Walk here from town beach or town dock. Not sure I'd eat here as it looks pretty dated.

Thank Darrow M
Rochester, New York
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2,826 reviews
1,851 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 846 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

King of the Frosties is another diner of local fame that has been serving good, filling food for many decades. (I used to eat there when i worked in the woods north of the town.) The service is usually attentive, although sometimes you have to hunt down your waitress, as they have a lot of tables. But the food is... More 

Thank Larry W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

After reading the other reviews, we should of went for breakfast. Lunch was ok. Service was fine and friendly

Thank amyphillynp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 30, Speculator, NY 12164
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Speculator
  • Phone Number: +1 518-548-3881

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