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“Great little diner off the normal path”
Review of Big Jim's Drive-In

Big Jim's Drive-In
Ranked #7 of 72 Restaurants in The Dalles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Fast Food
Description: Celebrating 50 Years It’s not just a slogan at Big Jim’s Drive-In located in The Dalles, Oregon. Dedication and consistency is what we value and want to serve our customers the best food possible in a relaxed, clean atmosphere. We’re GOOD food, NOT fast food. We never cook our burgers ahead of time. We make our own dressing for the burgers, tartar sauce, fry sauce and our own recipe for chili. We still make those old-fashioned milk shakes, Banana Splits and Sundaes. Our Waffle Cones are a big hit with one of our 16 flavors of UMPQUA brand hard ice cream in them. Try one of our 5 FRESH FRUIT milk shakes or Smoothies. Big Jim's burgers made with love.
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Description: Celebrating 50 Years It’s not just a slogan at Big Jim’s Drive-In located in The Dalles, Oregon. Dedication and consistency is what we value and want to serve our customers the best food possible in a relaxed, clean atmosphere. We’re GOOD food, NOT fast food. We never cook our burgers ahead of time. We make our own dressing for the burgers, tartar sauce, fry sauce and our own recipe for chili. We still make those old-fashioned milk shakes, Banana Splits and Sundaes. Our Waffle Cones are a big hit with one of our 16 flavors of UMPQUA brand hard ice cream in them. Try one of our 5 FRESH FRUIT milk shakes or Smoothies. Big Jim's burgers made with love.
Reviewed May 8, 2014

We were on a photo shoot on the Columbia river and spotted this place off the rail yard in the east end of town . We went inside, ordered at the counter and it was delivered quickly. Clean , friendly staff and great prices. Food was good

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Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

This was a nice treat in a very clean establishment and very friendly staff. Good burgers and good onion rings.

Will definitely be back when in The Dalles.

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Reviewed April 20, 2014

The food is just food, nothing really special, its not bad, and I will go again.. but damn, it would almost be easier to go to mcdonalds. I had one of their "avalanches; their aquivilent to a blizzard, and it was TERRIBLE!!!! OH.. and Rex is an absolute creepy perv... I went in once, and he winked at me.. twice! Then came over to me and introduced himself. Yuck.

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Reviewed March 2, 2014

I love Cheeseburgers, greasy fries and a malt made from real ice cream. This place has all that and more. It ain't real cheap, but my food was great!

Thank 275GTB4
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Don´t believe the first impressions of this little, at-the-end-of-the-road, type of place. It couldn´t have more than 10-15 tables. The prices are a bit on the higher end for burgers, and completely worth the cost. The taste of the meat is amazing. Well seasoned. Almost tasted flame grilled. Shakes were excellent. The service was also top-notch. Just down the hill from the Celilo Inn, where we stayed.

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Thank karl58
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