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Pilot Butte Drive In

#41 of 344 Restaurants in Bend
Certificate of Excellence
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917 NE Greenwood Ave, Bend, OR 97701-4818
541-382-2972
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had not been to Pilot Butte Drive in this year so we tried it for lunch a few weeks ago. My husband and I both had the halibut sandwich and shared a chocolate shake. The shakes come with the tumbler so are plenty big enough to share. The sandwiches were large and we also shared an order of onion... More 

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Thank Bendsandy
Oregon
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been here for so long for a reason! The food is awesome with great portions! This is a Bend classic and favorite of locals!

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Thank Katizle
Sabina, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good restaurant. Nice local place for breakfast. Kind've diner style food. Fairly good size portions for the price. Country fried steak is huge and bacon was delish

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Thank Jen S
Gardnerville, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard lots about the burgers. They sadly disappointed. Buns were crumbly and old. Burger was over cooked and lacking flavor. Was very excited to try this place and it didn't live up to the hype. Nothing to say about service because we didn't have much. Would try again hopefully a better experience.

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Thank muleyfever
Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both ordered the big burger with different toppings. When they came, my girlfriend couldn't stop laughing. It was more food than she could eat for 2 meals. Mine was good to the last bite. Love everything about this experience. Our trip to Bend wouldn't be complete without a trip here. HOORAY!

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Thank Mark S
Bend, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food, huge portions. Sometimes can be a short wait for a table. Great food at a great price.

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1 Thank Kevin G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big old fashioned hamburgers, no pressed meat here. Milk shakes and more. Drive up or walk in, fun for the family.

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1 Thank Cherie O
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A burger so large you may have to use a knife and fork! It is very popular with the locals. Check out the Hawaiian Cheeseburger; see the attached menu description. They are not cheap but you walk out stuffed. Mostly burgers are served but there are some other items such as pulled pork or hot dogs. Breakfast is also served,... More 

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1 Thank Columbus_OhioRandy51
Springfield, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Excellent burgers in a "back in time" retro looking drive in or dine in setting in the middle of Bend. Quick service, clean, albeit older interior. Delicious food and drinks. Give it a try.

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1 Thank jn1952
Bend
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I discovered this little drive in / dine in restaurant by accident. WOW the burgers are awesome and are prepared quickly and A single cheese burger feeds both of us. The shakes are pretty great too. It is a self service style dine in and has an old fashioned flair. We love the burgers so much we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 NE Greenwood Ave, Bend, OR 97701-4818
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Bend
  • Phone Number: 541-382-2972

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?