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Brief Goodburger review


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Brief Goodburger review

arielbl | Dec 14, 2005 01:05 PM

I've heard a lot about Goodburger, and since my office is only a block away, I decided it was time to try it. My bet was that the freezing temps would result in a moderate line, and I was right: 3 minutes on line, maybe 10 to get my order. The place was clean, with tables and chairs and kind of kitschy decorations (old coke signs, pictures of that guy from popeye who liked burgers) I had the hamburger to-go with the works (but minus the mayo) and an order of fries: total, $7.04. Burger was on a lightly-toasted potato roll with pickles, red onions, lettuce, tomato, ketchup, and mustard. It looked like it should have fallen apart when you tried to eat it, but was actually quite structurally stable and easy to eat because the toppings were all centered properly. Structurally unstable sandwhiches are a pet peeve of mine, so big points for this

Burger tasted almost like it came off a barbecue - a hint of char on the outside - and the toppings were fresh and well-proportioned. Could have used a little salt, though. Fries were shoestring, good but not fantastic. I'd go back for the burger and hold the fries, and probably eat-in since the burger was pretty lukewarm by by the time I got it back to my office. The milkshakes also looked pretty good.

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