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East Wind Drive-In

395 Wa-Na-Pa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
(541) 374-8380
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English first
Butte
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I don't understand why this place is popular. The ice cream is average, although in enormous portions. The customer service is extremely slow and indifferent to customers.

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Hood River, OR
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70 reviews 70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

Called in as we left Hood River for our Bacon-Cheese Burgers and two small fries. Ready when we got there. Often long lines in the summer and on weekends makes calling in our order smart! And their soft ice cream is marvelously thick and good!! This place has been a family spot for years!!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The food itself is fine-ice cream, fries are bigger than you expect so that's a plus. The wait is horrible. We waited in line for at least 45 minutes. When you get to the front you realize the system they you use isn't as efficient as it could be, or, the staff just doesn't care that you waited 45 minutes.... More

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Lake Elsinore, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We were told about this place by friends who raved about their ice cream, so had to try it ourselves, and were not disappointed. We saw the walk up line was very long, so we went through the drive thru, which was not very busy, and did not have to wait very long. My mom got the banana boat, which... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Drove by this little place, and both times it had long lines. So, decided to stop. I was craving n iced coffee, and ice cream. Both were good, I ordered a small flurry, but got a medium, they forgot my order. My husband ordered a medium cone, oh my gosh, it was huge. Very good flavor to it though, butter... More

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Garden Grove, California, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had read about the ice cream in this small town of Cascade Locks and true to all the other reviews, the wait was long and the staff were not very good at their job But the novelty of the size of their ice cream cones and the flavor choices available outweigh their incompetence in customer service. I waited in... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

LOVED the Ice Cream... if you don't want a foot of ice cream... order the kid's cone (5" or so of ice cream)! Good stuff... Great Breakfast Burritos... Love the burgers and the onion rings... You can't visit Cascade Locks without treating yourself to East Wind!

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Corvallis, Oregon
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89 reviews 89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

you go to a place like this for convenience...generic food and tons of ice cream choices...thats why places like this exist...and always good, what you expect and look for.....but service was so bad, said they were in a shift change, not a good excuse, i stood at the window for 10 minutea before being helped ( and being looked at... More

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Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

They got a gold mine here. Right items, right prices, right location. Add good service and hungry guests and there you go!

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Seen lots of people in line and walking away with what I thought was a large ice cream. Nope, they were small. Unless you like a LOT of ice cream and you think you can eat it before it melts, don't order anything but a small.

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