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“Best Drive in that is around” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of J & L Drive-In

J & L Drive-In
Ranked #11 of 91 Restaurants in Port Alberni
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast Food, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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3 reviews
“Best Drive in that is around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

This is a great place to eat, has the best tasting burgers everything is always fresh never has been sitting around waiting for customers to come and eat it, they have many different types of fries , spicy fries and spicy curly fries, there milkshakes are good. my fav is strawberry there, it doesnt have real chunks of strawberry or like the fake stuff that are in the mc Donald's one. great place to eat NOT expensive at all for the quality of food you get, if you complain about the price of food you might as well go to McDonald's and order a 1$ burger

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“way over priced”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Way over priced food, nothing special. Please do your customers a favour and actually spend some money on a wireless interac machine. Biggest peeve is that the servers don't wash their hands once they empty the foods from the trays once removed from cars and go to get another persons order. Are even those trays washed after hitting the side of the garbage? Yikes!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank ella m
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Canada
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122 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
“Old Fashioned Drive In”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

Not many fast food places like this left today. Fun for the kids to drive in and be served. This place has been a fixture in Port Alberni for many years. Food is typical greasy fast food fare. Not going to get a healthy meal here, but you know that going in. Fun for a treat. Excellent, friendly service!

Visited October 2012
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Thank momtravelswith3
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Whitehorse, Yukon
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Greasy, expensive.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

The burgers are so incredibly greasy here and expensive.. and do not come with fries. Service is usually pretty good but they should really do their customers a favour and get a wireless interac machine. Whole part of a drive-in is to stay in your car right?

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Vancouver Island
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Old School Drive In”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

A trip down memory lane to visit an authentic drive in. Typical fast food fare. Good milkshakes and poutine

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank canadianjess
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