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“Best burgers ever”
Review of West Pier Drive-in

West Pier Drive-in
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Takeout
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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best burgers ever”
Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

I lived in the Soo my whole life. I now live 100 miles away and make a point of it to make at least a few trips a summer up just to get a burger from the west pier. Nothing compares.

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English first
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Old fashioned drive-in!”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

An old fashioned drive-in complete with carhops. Gread burgers and subs. Try the deep fried dill pickle!

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Thank Margaret G
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best burger in town.”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Food is amazing, best burgers in town, outstanding customer service and it is all car hop style :) Haven't ordered anything I didn't like.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Mindy D
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sault ste. marie ontario
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“luv it”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

In operation for over 50 years. looks like an old storage shed. hard to find. Fantastic huge burgers. Real mikshakes. 200 yrds from scenic waterfront international locks.

Visited October 2012
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Tawas City, Michigan
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Unique Place with Good Burgers”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Reading other reviews you will be compelled to eat here. The problem will be finding the place. It is hidden directly under the bridge. The place is physically a worn-out old style drive inn with faded hand painted signage adorning the exterior. You park on either side of the building in the gravel parking lot. Car hop waitresses come out and take your order. It is more fun to dine inside and watch the action. There are six stools at a tiny lunch counter. The grill is directly behind the counter and there is a lot of action because this place is remarkably busy. A lot of orders are phoned in by locals for take out/pick up. In all of this flurry of activity it is humorous to watch the seemingly grumpy employees scurry about their work and never smile or converse with each other ... or the customers. But the food is very good: generous sized fresh hand-squeezed burger patties and large portions of french fries or onion rings. In summary, this is an iconic place to get the occasional authentic big greasy burger.

  • Visited August 2012
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