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18019 SE Mcloughlin Blvd, Milwaukie, OR 97267-6110
(503) 654-7075
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Coney sauce

Whatever you get just get it with the sauce. It's pretty yummy. Fries, burger, hot dog.....whatever just be sure to sauce it up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Chris W
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Little teeny weeny greasy spoon that has great footlong Carney dogs. You just have to stop and give it a try you can get it any way you like it and their chili is very good too.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Whatever you get just get it with the sauce. It's pretty yummy. Fries, burger, hot dog.....whatever just be sure to sauce it up.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Roake's is awesome. You can order outside or inside. The staff is funny and friendly. The menu includes all types of burgers, dogs, fries- your basic yummy fattening food! They make it all fresh- even the fries are handcut. I like to get the double bacon cheeseburger and a side of those delicious fries. The only thing that I don't... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Used to come here in the "60s" & it's the same bad good as back then. It's evidentally an "Icon" of drive-ins but I've never liked the place. Visited again this year & it's the same bad food. Don't know how it stays in business!

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Roake's That classic little trailer in the suburbs south of Portland, is the perfect destination for the "Burger Aficionado."The burgers are grilled on a flat top grill as are the hot dogs. They have been cooked this way since they opened in the late 40's. The menu is basic about 6 or so different burgers and 4 different ways to... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Took my son and grandson to Roakes for lunch. Great friendly service. love the drive-in atmosphere. My grandson had a foot long coney dog and loved it. I had the Roakes burger with the coney sauce. It was messy and was lip smacking good. I'll be back! They served us a large batch of shoe string fries that we all... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We had stopped to grab a burger which the burgers are good from past experience. But this time my hands were dirty and i wanted to wash them. But i was rudely told that they did not have facilities for customers to use. I didn't even think that was legal if you served food.

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Oregon City, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

For me, it's the foot long sausage coney. For my wife it's the foot long coney. Add a large order of fries and we're good. The "dining room" sucks, but that's not what Roakes is about. It's the food and the history.

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p-town
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We've always enjoyed the dogs and the service. Tonight was different. I still like the dogs and your fries are so good. Shoe string style and not greasy! Service was lacking.It wasn't bad,but we felt the service was curt. We have always dined at lunch and have had great service. One thing I would like to add,please bring Coca Cola... More 

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Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've eaten at Roakes since the late 1960's. Always was a place to get a great coney island. I don't live in Portland any more, but happened to be in town so I thought I'd stop. Sadly disappointing. Ordered the classic foot long coney. No flavor to the dog or the sauce, which was pretty watered down. Staff acted like... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18019 SE Mcloughlin Blvd, Milwaukie, OR 97267-6110
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Milwaukie
  • Phone Number: (503) 654-7075
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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