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Hi Way House

2434 East 2nd Street, The Dalles, OR
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Ranked #13 of 59 Restaurants in The Dalles
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sherwood, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

Small and quaint. Family owned and service is a bit scattered but you can feel they care. Try the pan fried oysters and prime rib. Best we have had in years!

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Benton City, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband, daughter & I decided to try Hi Way House on our 2nd day in The Dalles. Per previous reviews to ignore the exterior the food was excellent we deiced to give it a try. Very much to our delight the inside of the restaurant is very warm & cozy and tastefully decorated. Frank Sinatra era music played softly... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Don't be fooled by the slightly drab exterior. The moment you walk in the door the ambience is friendly with a touch of elegance. The service was excellent inside the restaurant then went off the scale when they dropped off the camera I left there at our hotel before I even missed it! Most importantly the food was superb. My... More

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Caldwell, Idaho
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside is comfortable. The service was fine, food was very good.

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104 reviews 104 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

do not be put off by the outside appearance (it looks like it is closed )when you open the door you are greeted by a quite elegant interior. the food is excellent and the staff efficient and friendly and we would recommend this place without reservation.

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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Stopped here on our way to Portland. So glad we did. Light fluffy onion rings, seafood bisque with a soft sweet bread, thick prime rib that melted in my mouth. We'll be back.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The food was very good....portions were plentiful. I had stuffed prawns, Mike had the fried prawns...or was we know them in Texas....shrimp. They were fresh and large, the bread was fresh and good, fresh asparagus as a side and potatoes. Everything was from scratch, I interrogated them intensely so I would not get a migraine...I did not get a headache........(except... More

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The Dalles, Oregon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Went there for Valentine's dinner the day after. Waitress was great, very attentive, very pleasant. Ordered blackened salmon and the 1/2 tenderloin. Salmon was good, but potato and carrots were lukewarm. The tenderloin was burnt literally to a crisp on the metal plate, and was STUCK on the plate. And it was the only item on the plate - 6... More

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Walla Walla
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Our waitress was inattentive. When I ordered root beer she took my order and then said they only serve root beer as an alcoholic drink so they don't any root beer. I asked for ginger ale and she said sure then after along pause informed me they were out of ginger ale. I chose water. My husband ordered an chicken... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Service was courteous and the prime rib had a great taste. The baked potato was done just right and the asparagus on the side also had a great taste.

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