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“great ice cream, great service”

Johnny Bear's Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Darien Center
Price range: US$2 - US$10
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Description: Johnny Bear's Restaurant (formerly Beachy's Drive-In) is located in Darien Center, New York, close to the famous Darien Lake Theme Park and the Darien Lake State Park. The restaurant is near the corner of Route 20 (Broadway) and Route 77 (Alleghany Road), making it a convenient stop for locals, long-distance travellers, and day trippers.We believe that our customers deserve a great experience at Johnny Bear's Restaurant. Whether you are a guest at our restaurant, or you choose our take-out service to enjoy your meal at home, we will do everything possible to assure that your food is served fresh, hot, and with a smile.
Rochester, NY
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“great ice cream, great service”
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We stopped here on the way home from a trip to arcade. Ice cream was the object of our stop and we were well rewarded! Warning: portions are pretty big, we were a bit overwhelmed by the size of orders so keep that in mind. The ice cream was all tasty. Service was excellent as well.

  • Visited August 2013
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rural NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Best hamburger and fries”
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Stopped here after reading reviews..wonderful hamburger..best I have had in years..the fries were awesome..not even greasy..great value and good service

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank yellow bus driver
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Florida, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great icecream!”
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Ice cream at Johnny Bear's is an experience! A single scoop is almost more than you can eat, but who could leave even one bite?? I remember this restaurant from years ago but can't remember the name. Help me anyone?

Visited July 2013
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Thank Carol S
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New York
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220 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Nice place to stop for a quick bite to eat!”
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Stopped here with my son and he really enjoyed the curly fries and chicken fingers. He also had a great milkshake. They have many choices on the menu and the staff was very friendly. There is a large dining area and we saw many families there who had just come from baseball games. It was also very clean.

  • Visited July 2013
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2 Thank kkm68
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Illinois
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Lovely stop on the way home from Darien Lake!”
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Stopped for ice cream on the way home. Great service, great selection, good prices. My little boy asked for strawberry but when he saw his sister's cotton candy ice cream was blue and purple - he started crying about his choice. We solved the dilemma. What impressed me most though was that the manager came over and asked if he could do anything or change anything up so that my son would be happy! WOW. You cannot buy that kind of thoughtful service anymore. It will be a stop for us any time we find ourselves nearby!

Visited June 2012
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Thank Dot1023NY
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