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J & L Drive-In

4422 Gertrude St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6J8, Canada
+1 250-723-6331
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (21 reviews)
“burgers” (52 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Canadian
4422 Gertrude St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6J8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience was great - everyone there seemed to be in a 60's vibe. We were lucky on our 2nd visit to be surrounded by vintage cars. The burgers are patties and the mushrooms were from a can. Say no more. The onion rings were...More

Thank Gord B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was my first job I ever had when I was 16 ..36 years ago... locals here in town are loyal because it's been here so long..I don't understand why all these years they would install a flame broiler..the burgers are fried and the...More

Thank Jody R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great burgers and fantastic prices. Old fashioned drive in with service at your window. Try the milk shakes.

Thank kikisworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not very many drive up, serve in your car places like this anymore. It was a little cold to eat with the window open, but we managed. Hamburgers were good, fresh and hot. Staff was great.

Thank Caryn N
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Great place to eat. Staff are super friendly and food is fast. Nice setting and I love that its a drive in type place so you don't have to leave your car. Food is a good price

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

So much fun! The food selection is so old school and fantastic. Want to go back in time and don't want to leave your car go here!

Thank pissy25
Reviewed 9 September 2017

It was an experience for us to go to a drive in diner, but the food was greasy. The yam fries were yummy though. Not fine dining, but decent enough and a fun visit.

Thank FamilyN
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great place menu could use more options was a little too greasy. Please add vegetarian options, overall service was good oldies music playing would make the experience better.

1  Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We went after Hockey camp ,Port Alberni Bulldogs,it was great service and food. An old time service that my son had never experienced before tonight.Prices are incredible for a 3 piece fish and chips :) Even had trays for the window. Also battery in my...More

Thank Adrienne T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Spicy Fries - were not spicy. Burger was not much better then McDonalds. I thought it would have been cleaner, needs a paint job,

Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4422 Gertrude St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-6331
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