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“fun little stop on your way through PA”
Review of J & L Drive-In

J & L Drive-In
Ranked #11 of 96 Restaurants in Port Alberni
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

I’m glad someone told us about this place or I never would have bothered to look for it. It’s an old-time drive-in dinner just like A & W used to have. The prices are not ridiculous, service is good enough and food was good (I had the grilled chicken burger (YUM) and onion rings). I also had a root beer float but they way they do it is kinda hokey so I’d recommend skipping it.

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1  Thank cala3
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Reviewed 10 September 2013 via mobile

Our party of four tried the cheese, bacon, mushroom and deluxe burgers as well as the spicy fries and all were delicious. Very easy service, we decided to sit on one of the picnic benches which was clean and tidy. Can't fault. Yummy all round

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2  Thank Sazzledazzle80
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

We had been told to definitely stop here if we were ever in Port Alberni. Like stepping back into the past. A real, old-fashioned car hop drive-in, really took me back. It was a hot day, so we ended up taking our tray off the window and over to one of the tables and benches in the shade. The cheeseburgers and fries were good, but didn't know our socks off. I bet the shakes are good, though we didn't have one. Though we found the food basically average, gotta give them points for atmosphere, and the service was good as well.

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Thank Ellyn T
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

If its a burger your looking for, this is the place to go. Old school drive in with messy, tasty food.

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1  Thank Jimb01974
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Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

Food is pretty good and the prices are not bad. Service has always been good. Just wish they had wireless debit. They serve you at your vehicle, but if you pay by debit you have to go into the restaurant to pay

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