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Sticking with Bartley's Burgers vs. O'Sullivan's


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Sticking with Bartley's Burgers vs. O'Sullivan's

rlh | Jan 16, 2006 03:24 PM

Based on numerous accolades on this board, we stopped in for burgers yesterday for lunch at Sullivan's on Beacon St. Both burgers were cooked exactly as ordered and arrived piping hot and juicy, accompanied by delicious BIG fried potatos and serviceable onion rings -- so what's the issue?

One burger was perfect with garlic and Cheddar melted all over it, while the other "cheeseburger" ordered had lettuce, tomato, and onion inserted BETWEEN the burger and 4 very thin, very COLD slices of American cheese (do you have to specify "melted cheese" to ensure it?).

Maybe we should have it sent it back, but were next to the door and cold, so very anxious to dive into the hot food -- just put the cold cheese to the side and enjoyed the rest.

Overall, we'll remain Bartley's devotees based on burger shape, melted cheese, and fries and onion strings vs. potato wedges and thickly-battered rings, but probably stop back into Sullivan's for a fix when Harvard Square is too much to deal with (and when we want an excuse to stop into Petsy's --- never, ever a disappointment there!!).

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