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jim dandy drive-in

9626 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97220-4224
+1 503-253-2126
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“french dip” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (6 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
9626 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97220-4224
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The restaurant itself is historic, so is the decor and so is the food, except the shake! I had the smallest French Dip I've ever seen, a water, and a strawberry shake. The shake was great and probably one of the best I've ever had....More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 24 August 2017

You can't go wrong with the patty melt one of the best I have ever had and if you get fries there is enough to split with a co worker to keep the cost down

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have driven past Jim Dandies for decades and have never stopped her to eat. Boy, was I surprised when I finally stopped there today. It is an old drive-n that goes back to 1937. I guess it was a trailer back then. Inside the...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was my second visit to this little drive-in restaurant. Both times while staying at a motel near the airport. prior to a flight. I was somewhat wowed on my first visit, in January of 2016, but this visit left us somewhat disappointed. My fish...More

Thank oregoncoasters
Reviewed 21 February 2017

So, I wanted to grab a quick bite on the way to the airport, and WOW...The smallest looking, most un ordinary place popped out just a mile from the exit to the airport...These guys have without a doubt a true timeless treasure here... the BEST...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It's kind of a hole in the wall and of average quality but it hits the spot on a rainy depressing night. Very Sysco.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

On our way into town from the airport, first visit to Portland, we were looking for lunch and had not seen anything until we noticed the car show in the parking lot of Jim Dandy. Stopped for burgers and fries. Service was friendly, food was...More

Thank LovesPhotoOps
Reviewed 23 June 2016

i've been there three times and I had the double bacon and cheese burger and their seasoned fries and they were both awesome!!!. the portions are big, too!!! the third time i was there i had one of their specialty malted and it was absolutely...More

Thank kathleen v
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We ordered a pastrami sandwich for my husband which was terrible. It had no lie like 2 slices of meat on it. It came with lettuce and tomatoes what pastrami comes like that it should of had sauerkraut, mustard and swiss cheese! I ordered a...More

1  Thank Barbara p
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I hate writing a review on a single visit. Whether things are good or bad, the result could be mere chance. But this visit was sufficiently "bad" as to suggest that this was not just my experience. I wasn't looking for "fancy", I had an...More

1  Thank David C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9626 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97220-4224
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-253-2126
This is a small diner that has been around for decades. It is mainly sandwiches and dessert and is very reasonable in price.
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