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Spectacular Burger today at this new place in Carrollwood in Tampa...

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Spectacular Burger today at this new place in Carrollwood in Tampa...

Mild Bill | Jun 22, 2010 07:47 PM

'Burger Monger'---- just north of the Busch Blvd. overpass on Dale Mabry...
Next to the McDonalds...

http://www.burgermonger.com/about/

A few months ago when I saw a 'coming soon' sign go up I mentioned it here but I can't find that post...
They finally opened, and I yanked the wheel as I was driving by close to lunch time...

Lots of toppings available, and--------------- they'll cook your burger(s) to order!!!, although their default, if you don't ask, is medium-well...

They do a single 6oz. patty burger, and double 6oz. patty burger, and a 'full pound' double 8oz. patty burger...
Check out the menu...

They exclusively use a special Akaushi Kobe Beef....

I ordered the Double 6oz. 'medium-rare' with bacon, American cheese, raw onion, and ketchup...
I would love it if you went in and ordered that burger just as I did...
It has a barbecue vibe...

The thing was gorgeous, and the big ol' country boy who ordered ahead of me, and was sitting near me, said he wished he ordered after I did because he would have just said DITTO...
His was a single patty, medium-well, with lettuce and pickles, and a ton of other things...

You can't even call them 'patties'... They're each thick, JUICY, flavorful burgers!
Perfect pink medium rare with a smile... No warnings or release waivers...
You should have seen what mine looked like after the first bite!

I showed the big ol' dude and he said "AWWWW!! --- I shoulda got that"...

Bacon was thick & premium...
1/2 order of dark, crispy,, skin-on fries were too much for me...
Two people can split a 1/2 order...

It was a little expensive, but I absolutely did not feel violated...
It was similar to the great $9.99 burger w/fries I get at J. Alexander's, but this was a double and the fries were cheap...

$9.99 for my double cheeseburger---- Bacon $1.50, Fries $2.00, Soda $2.00 ---- and I want to get back in my car right now and repeat...

The service was off-the-charts sweet, friendly, professional, and helpful...

When I Googled a few months ago to see what this Burger Monger was, I read about the special beef and I had high hopes...
These were some of the most delicious high hopes I've ever had!

No doubt the Double '8oz'. Monster Burger is in my future...

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