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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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East Greenbush, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank evanfarnan_
Clifton Park, NY
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332 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Roger K
Upper state, NY, USA
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank FamilyG6
New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

Thank PattieLo
Pasadena, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank DaVolck
Jekyll Island
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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.

1 Thank Saratoga666
Rensselaer, New York
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Troy, New York
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

The ice cream is ultimate perfection and as a result we're great fans of the addicting treats!! 🍧 The window personnel are so professional in presentation and eagerness to serve. We will be back again!!

Thank ArtLoftStudio
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

A Clifton Park staple. It's ok. The only thing exceptional is the onion rings. The lobster roll is pretty good as well but the rest of the food is middle of the road. Also every time I go I'm amazed on how expensive it is for a burger, fries and a drink.

Thank Bobzillaski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?