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“Awesome finger steaks!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Westside Drive In

Westside Drive In
Ranked #131 of 788 Restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Pleasant View, Utah
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Awesome finger steaks!!”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Great little drive inn that's been in Boise forever!! Large menu selection with burgers, sandwiches and much more. Their finger steaks were some of the best I've ever had.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Boise, ID
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“This is Not Your Everyday Drive-In”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

A real chef runs this little diner near downtown Boise, and serves Prime Rib for dinner? You bet! Along with the usual burgers and sandwiches (Reuben is a favorite of mine) are the gems--meat loaf, BBQ beef, lasagna--and his invention, the ice cream baked potato. And you can still get a malt or an ice cream float here. If you don't have time to pull in and sit a spell, he has an entire menu of frozen entrees to take home. Tasty, fast, and filling! Chef Lou never disappoints.

Visited February 2012
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Holy smokes”
Reviewed August 10, 2012

This was a restaurant reviewed on DDD, and Guy Fieri loved it. So did I. It is pretty much the way it likely looked 30 years ago, but the food is AMAZING. Prime rib at a Drive-In? Yep, on the weekends... I had a French Dip and it was just about perfect. The Au Jus was to die for. They have a house spice on their fries that is just right, and they give you a mayo-based dip for the fries that really adds to the meal. The malt was super-thick and well made. All in all, a great experience, and I will definitely be back.

Visited August 2012
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Vancouver, Washington
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Big flavors from a small place”
Reviewed August 7, 2012

August2012: This is literally a porch with a drive-thru. The food is quite good, and a huge variety on the menu, had the Daddy 'O burger, a little too much shredded lettuce but everything else was great. The shake was one of the best ever. The staff is so friendly and courteous just loved them.

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Page, Arizona
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Ice cream potato”
Reviewed July 24, 2012

Well, when Guy from the Food Network has been there you know you have to go. We went for dessert. Well ordered the ice cream potato. It was vanilla ice cream pressed into a russet potato mold, rolled in cocoa, topped with whipped cream which lookedlikesour cream, and served on a plate of chocolate syrup. I'd like to go back and try their menu, the items on the menu aren't typical and they even have food dor you doggie companion :)

Visited July 2012
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