ExtraBacon gives us an update:
After driving by Jim Dandy so many times, my wife and I decided it was finally time to check it out.
She ordered The Works (2 patties, cheese, bacon, ham & egg). The patties were pre-formed and frozen, but they had a really good flavor. The onions were especially good, and tasted great with the egg. All in all, it was a good burger!
I ordered the Pépe Dog... A foot long hot dog, wrapped in bacon, then covered with onion, pepperoncini, tomato, and grated cheddar cheese. I think the bacon-wrapped dog was deep fried. The outside had a good crispyness, and the quality of the dog itself was very good. The pepperoncinis added the perfect amount of spice. One of the best dogs that I've had (outside of my own kitchen)!
The decor inside Jim Dandy's is great. Lots of pictures of old Portland.
Definitely worth checking out!
ORIGINAL POST 9/4/08
AmericanCheese and CondimentSpreader don't do the gourmet, they like the American classical style:
We went to Jim Dandy. Deep in Parkrose, it's like another world out there.
Right to the point. This is seriously one of the best burgers we've had. Ever.
First pic is the Texas burger. Bacon, cheddar, bbq sauce, and a big ass onion ring. Condimentspreader loved it. I wanted it.
Second is of the "Jim Dandy" burger. American cheese, bacon, mushrooms, and some secret sauce that I think had a hint of bbq in it. Whatever it was, it ruled.
Burgers were not overdone, just right. Buns were tasty, not too spongy.
This place has it all. Hot dogs wrapped in bacon, shakes made to order, crinkle cut fries, old men smoking out on the patio saying that this is the best burger in town, etc.
It really has been there since 1937 as well. It was just in a trailer before (according to the waitress).
9626 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97220