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Frugals

American, Fast Food
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1817 Howard Rd, Auburn, WA 98002-6310
+1 253-333-0990
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: We are a drive thru fast food stand that uses fresh ground beef patties...
We are a drive thru fast food stand that uses fresh ground beef patties that are never frozen.We also carry other sandwiches, crispy fries and great shakes.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
A great Drive Thru Burger Joint

A great drive thru with hot fresh burgers and fries. They also have a great selection of shakes. I would also go for the onion rings!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
eatintheclaw
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Enumclaw, Washington
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Enumclaw, Washington
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

A great drive thru with hot fresh burgers and fries. They also have a great selection of shakes. I would also go for the onion rings!

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Thank eatintheclaw
Elaine725, Public Relations Manager at Frugals, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review. We appreciate feedback from our customers and it pleases us that you enjoy our food. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Auburn, Washington
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207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

the 1/4 lb. Frugal burger was .99 cents. It's still a pretty good deal and very tasty. That's the only thing I've had a either location (Parkland and Auburn). It is a burger I'd go out of my way for.

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Thank Roadtrip E
Elaine725, Public Relations Manager at Frugals, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We strive to create great, fresh burgers and we are happy that you enjoy them. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Auburn, Washington
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129 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

You must try their bacon double cheeseburger oh my word. Next time you're in auburn make sure to stop by Frugals! You won't believe how great they are! Just like you did it yourself on the grill. Been in auburn for 4 years and somehow missed this place but I will be back.

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Thank Scott H
Elaine725, Public Relations Manager at Frugals, responded to this review

Thanks for your review from February 12. We value our customer's feedback and are happy that you were pleased. We take pride in serving fresh burgers, made the way you want them. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Everett, Washington
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I first had a Frugals burger in Port Angeles while visiting while I lived in Oregon...about three years ago. I moved to the Seattle area and this summer we were going to take ferries and make a day trip to mostly go to Port Angeles for Frugals. Not wanting to go all that way if they were no longer there... More 

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Thank BostonHeart
Elaine725, Public Relations Manager at Frugals, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again. I apologize for not responding sooner. We had some technical issues. More 

Auburn, Washington, USA
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Frugals is a drive thru only burger joint located in Auburn, WA. Burgers are made to order, not made in advance. There are many choices but my favorite is the Monster Burger. It's made with 4 burger patties, bacon and cheese are separate. If you find yourself in Auburn, WA and are hungry for a burger, swing on through Frugals... More 

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Thank Karen C
698elainer, Public Relations Manager at Frugals, responded to this review

We are happy that you like our menu. Thanks for the great review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Auburn, Washington
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Despite winning local "best-of" awards, the birgers are a sloppy mess with little taste. Price is far too high for the poor quality you get.

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Thank Steve K
698elainer, Public Relations Manager at Frugals, responded to this review

Steve, sorry our menu did not meet your expectations. Since your review was actually from November 2012, we hope that you will try us again sometime. More 

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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Crave a better burger....try the bacon cheeseburger...milkshakes good too.

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Thank Bethany0120
698elainer, Public Relations Manager at Frugals, responded to this review

Bethany, Thanks for your recent review. We agree, our burgers are great. Never frozen, only fresh beef. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Enumclaw, Washington
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Hamburgers are large and good, but I was impressed with their BLT the last visit!

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Thank dd1984
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

Great and quick little fast food place. Their fries and shakes are the best!

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Thank Tommyf107

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1817 Howard Rd, Auburn, WA 98002-6310
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 253-333-0990

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Fast Food

Description

We are a drive thru fast food stand that uses fresh ground beef patties that are never frozen.We also carry other sandwiches, crispy fries and great shakes.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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