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East Wind Drive-In

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395 Wa-Na-Pa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
(541) 374-8380
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Vero Beach, Florida
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204 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must stop for Ice cream lovers. Many shake flavors and add on flavors to enjoy with your soft serve cones. We did not try the drive in food, but it smelled good!

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Thank lga311
Portland, Oregon
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulled off I-84 into Cascade Locks for a quick lunch break. Weather was beautiful and the East Wind Drive-In was packed. Waited several minutes in line to order and then several more minutes to receive our 2 cheese burgers and side of fries. The burgers were a good size, hot, and very tasty. The fries were nothing special. Prices were... More 

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Thank S M
Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only place for soft serve ice cream. Large servings and very tasty. Saw that they served breakfast, but didn't try it. Consistent lines for food and ice cream.

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Anaheim, CA
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545 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't recall how we discovered this quaint road side diner... but I do recall seeing a photo of travel show Samantha Brown holding this massive soft serve ice cream cone, and commenting she was visiting the Portland area. This place is located about 15 minutes from Multnomah Falls or 50 minutes outside Portland in the town of Cascade Locks.... More 

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Thank callmemochelle
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small roadside place serves some of the biggest soft serve cones we have ever seen. The have oodles of flavors. It has a few tables outside and a few bar seats inside. Fun place to have dessert, make sure to grab extra napkins.

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Thank TJcapps
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a full menu, but we always stop for icecream. Be warned. The cones are gigantic. If you order a large, I hope you brought help. You can have flavors added to the vanilla flavors that our kids love. Then it's an easy drive right back onto the interstate.

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Thank bd f
indianapolis
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288 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We made a special trip down to the locks before heading back to the Portland Area to catch our flight home. My husband ordered a large cone with butterscotch add-in. When the cashier went to hand it to him, it fell over. My husband had to grab the ice cream with this hand to keep it from going onto the... More 

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Thank philangie6370
Ventura, California
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Yummy, huge ice cream cones. Mine favorite is a small chocolate/vanilla swirl cone. Expect a waiting line in the summer time.

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Thank woodelf48
Everett, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Was looking for a place to get ice cream after a hot day of hiking. East Wind had a crowd most days I was in Cascade Locks. I can see why! The serving size is huge and the cost is minimal. Lots and lots of flavors for milkshakes and malts. You have to try it if you are an ice... More 

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Thank Jessie M
Vancouver
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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Every time we take a drive to the gorge wether it's on the Oregon Side or Washington side, we always, always stop for ice cream! Great fun and great choices to choose from!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Wa-Na-Pa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cascade Locks
  • Phone Number: (541) 374-8380

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