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Gondola Drive-In

Fast food, Canadian
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700 1st Ave W, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3V6, Canada
+1 250-624-3359
Today
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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BC
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I can't imagine how many times we've been to the Gondola Drive-In over the years but although it's showing it's age, they still have delicious burgers and by far, the best and thickest milkshakes in the area! They're almost a meal in itself.

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Thank swedefj40
Prince Rupert, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

This is great just like the 50"s style drive up and they come to get your order and bring it out on a tray and the Burgers are Delicious

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Thank Maryann F
Squamish BC
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

Canned peas ..seriously!!! The rest of the dinner was bland. And my cocktail tasted watered down. Never ever again

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Thank SquamishFooty
Prince Rupert
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2012

The rumor on the street was that this place had the best burgers in town, I brought my family to this restaurant and spent a small fortune on dinner, the burgers were very plain, nothing to write home about, very small servings we had to go eat somewhere else after. Very nice view of the harbour but that is it.

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Thank fdagent
Olympia WA
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

Visited the drive-in for burgers. The service was fine and fast. The burger itself was on the small side, with no condiments other that catchup and chopped onion. Nothing special. However, this place is an institution here, so I intend to give the indoor restaurant a try. For burgers, in Prince Rupert, there are better places. On the plus side,... More 

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Thank Linda S
Prince Rupert, Canada
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

Great food, great service, always very fast and tasty. Great place to eat

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Thank mkessler
Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

The place needs a coat of paint and new curtains but on the bright side the food was consistently excellent and the view is even better. Make sure you get a window seat and enjoy the wildlife as you dine. We had seafood and Italian food on several nights and the quality was excellent every time.

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Thank nonsmoker111
Prince Rupert
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

Good old style burgers. Remind me of the ones I used to get at the rodeos Mmmmm

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Thank Kristie H
Prince Rupert, Canada
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2011

We went to La Gondola with a friend visiting from out of town. The menu appeared to be unchanged since the 1950's. Heavy on the meats and sauces, light on anything vegetarian. The only vegetarian options were fries, onion rings, garlic bread and a very bland salad - iceberg lettuce with a few tomato slices and onions. This is not... More 

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Thank Ellen M
Prince Rupert, BC
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2011

Without question the best burgers in town come from the Drive-In. It's something about them being wrapped in the foil packages. The milkshakes are perfect too.

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Thank BDawn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 1st Ave W, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3V6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince Rupert
  • Phone Number: +1 250-624-3359

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?