Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana

Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana


Last year I really tried to get over to Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana before the season ended–but just couldn’t make it!

Let’s just say that little Indiana and family now know the joy of the deliciousness of custard ice cream from this Newton County ice cream parlor.

Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana

This mom and pop business specializes in frozen custard. With the heat we’ve had lately, we bypassed their actual food offerings and made a beeline for cold treats.

I have had banana splits and I have had banana splits. This was perfection. Sycamore Drive In ditches the pineapple (I never cared for that part anyway!) and instead? Marshmallow. They use marshmallow in their banana splits!

Oh, is it good draped over the chocolate and vanilla scoops and swirled around the strawberries! As you can see from my photo, it was hot in this (and every other) Indiana town. I had to make a choice though: Non-melted Ice Cream to eat or pics for little Indiana! Oh, the sacrifices I make.

Roselawn, Indiana Ice Cream Parlor

Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana

Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana


This is good stuff. As you know, I got the Banana Split (already chopped bananas, vanilla  and chocolate custard ice cream, plus strawberries and their own special nut mix). You can probably tell that it’s a memorable concoction.

My husband, Jeremy, ordered a Mocha Iced Latte and really liked it. He thought it had a different flavor than others he has had in the past. It also came in other variations like vanilla, cappuccino, and caramel.

Kid #1 wanted a chocolate shake. At his insistence, I even took a picture. Apparently, it hit the spot.

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Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana

Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana


We came, saw, conquered, and would love to return to Sycamore Drive In in Roselawn, Indiana! There’s plenty more on the list that I’d like to try.

They’ve got a couple of menu items that I think you will certainly find interesting too: Hot Turtle Sundae, Glacier, and Tin Roof! Does that sound awesome or what?

Small Towns: Destinations, not Drive-Thrus! I’m Jessica Nunemaker and THIS is little Indiana!

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Sycamore Drive In
11806 W State Road 10
Roselawn, Indiana 46372
219.345.5656

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