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A&W Restaurant

5629 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2013
+1 518-946-7569
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“burgers” (14 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food
5629 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2013
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

So here I am in the Adirondack wilderness, just got done climbing Marcy for the 8th time, Lake Placid is jamming with people so I come to Wilmington NY and lo and behold a freakin' A&W ...with table service even....I'm Down...Great Food!

2  Thank sam48820
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A&W rootbeer is the best. Rootbeer floats were delicious. Hamburgers and cheese burgers were made to order. Very tasty!! Side of fries and onion rings were very good and hit the spot. Perfect lunch after a morning on the mountain looking at the foliage!!!

Thank shari a
Reviewed 19 September 2017

It must have been 40 years since I've been to an A&W. The first sip flooded my mouth with that memorable flavor from a frosty mug. It did go well with the onion rings. Our waitress was very nice and that helped a very pleasant...More

Thank retdvm
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting whiteface for a simple root bear float to go. My husband went in to order and it took him 20 minutes to get two floats. He said the girl waiting on him acted like she didn't want to be there...More

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed 27 August 2017

An Adirondack "Family" restaurant. This year I received the FIRST root bear float of the season on opening day. It made my week so much better! The food is delicious and will be cooked to your liking. My grandson loves the root beer and, if...More

Thank MarMarMAD
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The food here was decent but a bit overpriced. There is not much for someone like myself who doesn't eat meat or fish, I did enjoy the cheese fries but it would have been nice if they had a veggie burger or something. They do...More

Thank Tara L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The service was very great as we were the first ones there. The burgers and fries were cooked great, the root beer tasted amazing and timeless and the ice cream great. Would definitely recommend if you are in the area.

Thank Djstevester
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Food was ok. Root beer floats delicious! Outside seating was iffy during the rain. Service was average. Nothing special, except the root beer floats. Everything was just average.

Thank Koiva
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Last time I was at an A&W was in the late 60's. So this was a new experience. Ate outside under their canopy. It was about 12:30 and the place was really busy. The waitress's were running from picnic table to table. Service was quick,...More

1  Thank Kc L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I typically don't eat at these type places very often but what the heck, I was on vacation. Had the chili cheese dog with fries and a big mug of root beer. the root beer was the best part, The dog was quite small and...More

2  Thank Hoborun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5629 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 518-946-7569
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