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395 Wa-Na-Pa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
+1 541-374-8380
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Roseburg, Oregon
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the way back from eastern Oregon. This diner is on the main street of Cascade Locks. I got a small vanilla ice cream cone and was impressed with the large amount of ice cream they put on the cone.

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Thank craig t
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The East Wind has declined in the last year. I use to grab lunch or dinner every now and then. Now the prices have risen and the quaint and quality have sharply declined. Even the semi drivers have stopped eating there. If I were you I would eat somewhere else . The new owners are very rude. I do not... More 

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Thank leslee d
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227 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The was a really nice burger. It was like a food stall or roadhouse. There was only outside seating. The benches and tables were not very clean. We eat there because it was the only thing that we could find open.

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Thank David F
Houston, Texas
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped here to take a break from the driving. We each ordered a small soft serve cone but were surprised at the size. We expected the cone we got to be a large but it was indeed a small -- can't imagine what a large looks like. I got a swirl and my husband got a vanilla. Great and... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida, Usa
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

No visit to Cascade Locks is complete without a stop at this unassuming little walk-up. I think they serve other things, but you're here for the ice cream cones. They have a large variety of "flavor-blasted" soft serve and the cones are huge! I seriously don't know how they can keep the "large" from tipping over - a "small" is... More 

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Thank Lavonne E
Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My friend took me through the Oregon Gorge to Cascade Locks and Hood River and she said she heard they had good soft serve ice cream. Was she right. I haven't had this good of soft serve in many years. Most fast food soft serve isn't this creamy and flavorful. They have flavor burst soft serve, but I chose a... More 

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Thank C M
Federal Way, Washington
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had hamburgers and fries and it just like the old days - hot off the grill. Ice cream is the big seller but we were too full to try on. There is sitting but you can also go across the street and sit on the grass. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank berf
Yakima, Washington
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96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

While heading home from Newport, OR, my daughters felt like some ice cream so my wife mentioned this place in Cascade Locks. It was my first time visiting the drive in. It is just a small drive in on the side of the road with a few picnic tables outside. My oldest kept saying that she was going to order... More 

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Thank JFlyFish
Murrieta, California, United States
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our group had good cheeseburgers, tots, and fries. Pretty much what is expected from a small town drive in. Very fair prices, especially considering that it's in a tourist area, and friendly staff. And in spite of the crowd - very fast service. Their hook is ice cream. Not all the photos of cones with 6" of ice cream rising... More 

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Thank Keith R
Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Every trip through the Gorge we stop at the Drive-In. For lunch we like to order corn dogs and cheesy tater tots. They're fantastic. If we're just looking for ice cream, a small (large by any other standards) cone is what we order. We love the chocolate/vanilla swirl ice cream - it's the smoothest ice cream I've ever eaten. Cheap... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Wa-Na-Pa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cascade Locks
  • Phone Number: +1 541-374-8380

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