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East Wind Drive-In

395 Wa-Na-Pa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
(541) 374-8380
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- Jun 22, 2014
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Aurora, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I have been stopping at East Wind Drive-Inn for over 30 years. Sorry to say that I will never be back. Neither will the three friends that came along with us. We were going to eat inside but the waitress was terrible. We had to order at the counter while she doodle on the order form. Having... More

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Trout Lake, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were a party of seven, including two young grandsons, and I was paying for this Mother's Day gathering half-way in the middle from all our homes. I had checked out the other eateries with their $8 burgers and found them to be better than some of the reviewers reported but we settled on the ol' reliable East Wind Drive-In.... More

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White Salmon, Washington
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189 reviews 189 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

They make great burgers at this little joint. Unfortunately they make so many and so quickly they will likely make a mistake. I have never had so many mistakes made with my burgers than at this little tiny drive thru place. Try the ice cream too. Be careful as a large is enormous!!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I love this place! Unfortunately, or fortunately, I only stop in about four times a year when I am traveling by. There is nothing pretentious about East. Wind. They are not trying to be a vintage hamburger place, THERE ARE A HAMBURGER PLACE. Keep your white gloves in the car and delve into a little piece of hamburger history. This... More

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Portland, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

There is a drive-up window at this greasy spoon and the ice cream is fresh and delicious. There is always a line outside the walk up window and a line at the drive-thru and most of the seats inside are full, but it is worth the short wait. The order is served fast and it is a tasty. I would... More

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San Jose, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Went there on the 14th and again on the 15th of October 2013. First time I ate there I had a hamburger. It was very dry and definitely frozen. Unfortunately, if you've ever been to the Cascade Locks there isn't much of a selection of eateries there. So, after a long day's hiking and site seeing I decided to try... More

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Houston, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I had the bacon cheeseburger and from the time it took to deliver the order I knew it was definitely cooked just for be. It was very juicy and well cooked. The bacon was crisp and appeared to also be freshly cooked. Fries were plentiful. ( shouldn't have ordered the "large". Chocolate shake was very thick. Several others got the... More

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Brush Prairie, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Can't beat their shakes, malts and burgers - great little drive in, limited inside seating. Good place to grab some food and head to one of the nearby parks.

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I never go to the falls without going here for lunch. Awesome and huge ice cream cones. Today I took my new husband and his double bacon burger was too much for him to finish and this is a man who usually eats all his and half of mine. Good service even with a line. Also feels really good to... More

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BC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were driving by & saw a huge lineup, so thought this must be the place to go. It was wonderful. Very big burgers & the hugest ice cream cones we have ever seen. They have a few different flavored soft serve that are very yummy. The people working are very, very casual & very pleasant. If you are passing... More

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