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12968 US Highway 12, Packwood, WA 98361
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11:00 am - 5:50 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 5:50 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 5:50 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 6:50 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: Handcrafted Burgers

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  • Food
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
nice way to finish a day of hiking in Rainier!

Came out of Sunrise/Mt.Rainier and stopped for dinner in Packwood. We had delicious burgers and a shake.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Olympia, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing like a great burger and fries when you are done skiing and super hungry and you know you need to stop and eat something before you get home. We love the Cliff Droppers burgers and fries and the fence made of skis is cool, too!

Thank CrestTrailMomma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came out of Sunrise/Mt.Rainier and stopped for dinner in Packwood. We had delicious burgers and a shake.

Thank forego
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Let me start off by saying i dont even like bleu cheese, but after trying someone else's, i fell in love! ! Great yummy food!!i will eat here again and recommend this place on your way thru packwood

Thank Adroke
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

This was the best surprise of our trip to Packwood! After a lovely day of hiking, we decided to stop by for a beer and a burger. Best Burger in Packwood! Best Burger on Highway 12! Could be the Best Burger in the Northwest!! Delicious, fresh ingredients, awesome burger on a terrific bun. Do not miss this!! Next time we... More 

Thank jelkinz
Las Vegas, Nevada
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This was recommended by the very nice folks at our hotel. Surprisingly good-especially out in the middle of nowhere. We both had Ranier Burgers, really quite tasty. They also had fresh shakes with a multitude of flavors that were selling like crazy but we did not have one. They have picnic tables outside and tables inside. The meal is served... More 

Thank lesliedon1983
Seattle, Washington
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185 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Stopped in to Cliff Droppers today for lunch on a drive around Mt. Rainier. Clean and attractive little roadside burger place. Inside table seating available but it was nice and we sat on a shaded outdoor table in front. Nice selection of various burgers....beef, bison and elk. I went for the Bleu Cheese Bacon and onion rings. My companion got... More 

Thank Frenchmanscove
Oak Park, Michigan
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We stopped in for lunch during our drive around Mt Rainier. Very friendly waitress. I had a BLT and fries. Good thick bacon. Fries were ok. My friend got onion rings which I sampled. They were very good. I would get them instead of the fries.

Thank Scarcethings
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Awesome hamburger awesome fish and chips wonderful staff very friendly and very comfortable Highly recommended for everyone to stop by we did not try the shakes but they looked fabulous

Thank travelasulike
Richland, Washington
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Great Bison burgers with blue cheese and sauted mushrooms. Burgers are big. They have good shakes, too.

Thank K R
Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Cute little burger place that has more than burgers. Ski themed décor. Very nice customer service. Food was really good. We got the Elk burger and the Chicken Burger. Large portions. Must try a flavored shake. Recommending the butterscotch. Loved the option to eat inside or out. We sat at the outside tables and enjoyed the nice day.

Thank Travelnfam4

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12968 US Highway 12, Packwood, WA 98361
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Packwood
  • Phone Number: 13604942055

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Handcrafted Burgers
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:50 pm
11:00 am - 5:50 pm
11:00 am - 5:50 pm
11:00 am - 5:50 pm
11:00 am - 6:50 pm
11:00 am - 6:50 pm

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