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McKean's Drive-In

1011 E 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1340
+1 509-674-2254
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible21%
1 week ago
“I was disappointed; 2+”
25 Nov 2017
“So so”
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
1011 E 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1340
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive-in's name has apparently changed from McKean's to the Big Arrow Drive-in (at least that's what the sign says). I read about it somewhere that touted it has a must-do old school drive-in. I like those places so since we were headed home over...More

Thank Roadtrip E
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Just a run down little burger shack in CleEllum. Service was incredibly slow. Finally got our order and it was wrong.... They tried telling me that's how I ordered it! It most certainly was not!!! By the time I got back with my newly made...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a good homemade hamburger, then McKean's is the place to go... Since each order is made fresh, be prepared to wait a bit.... This isn't fast food setting under "heat lamps" waiting to be handed out. Also, have a milkshake, they're...More

Thank Larrybfive
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stopped by McKean's when driving through to Seattle. Pretty easy off the highway and slow drive through town and right back onto the freeway at the other end. Great burger, fries, onion rings and shakes!

1  Thank SeattleVisitor1
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This classic style Drive Inn was an unexpected hole in the wall. I had a large Blackberry Shake. Mm mm, Mmm Good. The Double cheese I had was loaded with home town flavor.. I highly recommend it. Skip the national chains and eat here

1  Thank BigStrapper
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

They make the best drive Inn burger around, great shake, room to park, and picnic tables Old skool taste, small town feel. Try the maguire

2  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped and ate here for burgers. We were really unhappy. Waited 35 min to get 4 burgers, two fries, and 3 shakes. The big burger had no cheese or condiments except lettuce. The meat patties were the thinnest we have ever seen. I don't...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I have been stopping in here for years. My sons were little guys who needed a break when traveling through town The little park you can sit in and let them play is great. I have always thought over the years about when these guys...More

1  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 7 May 2016

i use to stop hear for burgers great food but the ladies that run this place seem unhappy and it shows in their attitude so we stopped eating here. the food is good but i just cant enjoy the the service

Thank theggold
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Everything looked like messy goodness. And the burger patties were not wafer thin. But there was an unmistakable old/stale aftertaste that permeated all the burgers. They were the closest place by our hotel, and after a very long day, we didn't want to try elsewhere...More

Thank gcleff11
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 E 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1340
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cle Elum
  • Phone Number: +1 509-674-2254
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