Most Helpful Girls
Restaurants fill the cup/glass up with a ton of ice so that you don’t get as much soda (saves them money). I agree with you that melted ice in coke is disgusting.
Most Helpful Guys
If you buy in on postmix (from a machine) it is basically a sugar syrup mixed with soda, the ice is there to help with the dilution of the drink
Easy. Ice is cheaper than cola so the glass still seems to be full but they save a bit cola on each glass