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K LaMay's Steamed Cheeseburgers

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690 east main street, Meriden, CT 06450
203-237-8326
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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There are not too many restaurants you could visit and be assured that you were going to have a good steam cheeseburger. K LaMay offers quality and quantity a much bigger burger than what Ted has to offer. I have my own steam cheeseburger machine and they come as close to my homemade ones as is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Richard P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There are not too many restaurants you could visit and be assured that you were going to have a good steam cheeseburger. K LaMay offers quality and quantity a much bigger burger than what Ted has to offer. I have my own steam cheeseburger machine and they come as close to my homemade ones as is any place in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

K LaMay's Steamed Cheeseburgers are like dying and going to heaven. My husband is a weekly customer to this "knock your socks off" ...when he walks in the door the smell is just heavenly, ergo, the Title!

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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I've been to both Ted's and K LaMay's for the steamed cheeseburgers and I liked them both. Although I'm not a native Connecticut Yankee, I lived there for 12 years. If you've never had a steamed cheeseburger, you should try one. They are never dry or over cooked and they lather on a lot of cheese. K LaMay's gets my... More 

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The burger was really yummy. The cheese was so good on the cheeseburger. If you need to use a restroom your out of luck. Which wasn't the best thing after driving 40 minutes to get there. The place was nothing fancy...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I wanted to give a better rating but I just didn't find the steamed cheeseburger all that tasty. I was impressed with the staff. They greeted everybody with genuine friendliness. It was a weekday mid afternoon and there was a steady influx of patrons and a large delivery order was phoned in. So obviously a lot of people like this... More 

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Boston, MA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Why does the cheese make all the difference in steamed burgers? Simple: steamed burgers have no flavor. If you've never had a steamed burger and are intrigued to give it a try, don't. There's none of that charred goodness that makes a burger worth the tasty indulgence. That said, the staff was friendly, accommodating, and the service was fast. Ambience... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I recently ordered out at K Lamays restaurant in Meriden. I have to say it was delicious. Cooked to order and tasty. Not to mention a great price too. We will go back again.

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Southington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great steamed cheeseburger and other offerings give it a try you won't be disappointed!!! The tender beef and amazing cheese makes the difference.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

best steamed burgers ever !! I go here all the time with friends & family .. never disappointing Staff is always friendly, food is always piping hot, service is great.. they always make you feel right at home

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Waterford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I've eaten at the more famous steamed cheeseburger place, and found the sandwiches small, greasy and the cheese bland. K LaMay's are bigger, better - plenty juicy but not greasy somehow - and the cheese is magnificent - some sort of sharp cheddar that's good quality and plentiful. First time there, and though I wouldn't make a steady diet of... More 

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Address: 690 east main street, Meriden, CT 06450
Phone Number: 203-237-8326
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden

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  • Address: 690 east main street, Meriden, CT 06450
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: 203-237-8326

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