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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a visit with our family here. Four adults, two teens. Vegan options a must. Pulled Pork Sandwich zingy, Mac and Cheese the best dise. Chicken Tenders Dinner enough to share. The star of the show: Apple Dumpling Shake. $90 for the 6 of us....Not too shabbyMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dori, we are so glad that you all enjoyed your dining experience with us at Burger Shed. We love hearing from our guests and we are very thankful you took the time to post your wonderful comments.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for appetizers and drinks as the menu looked promising and our son has been here once and said it was good. Ordered two appetizers - beer cheese fondue with pretzels and spinach artichoke dip, a sandwich - brisket, drinks and a shake for...the table. The appetizers were very disappointing. Chips were stale and the vegetables were far from fresh. The dips were not great. Sandwich and fries were average. Food came out fast, shake was forgotten but then brought out when we reminded server. Service was okay but not very attentive. As we were leaving, we noticed another party had left an entire nacho plate almost uneaten. Definitely not worth the drive.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, we are disappointed to hear that your first visit with us was not at all up to the high standards that we have for our restaurant. We are very sorry that all of this occurred as we must have been having an off night....More

Reviewed May 15, 2022 via mobile

Went to Burger shed Altoona today as a delayed Mother's day treat. Appetizer delivered with meal. Odds not too bad 1 out of 4 meals disappointing. Sad kept picking on same recipient. Two bites in found cheese paper still on burger. staff offer of something...else or removed from bill and free dessert was a acceptable response, however after long wait shake came and was melted and wrong shake.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2022

Hello, we want to express our deepest apologies for your delayed Mother's Day dining experience with us. This is not at all up to our typical standards for Burger Shed. We will most definitely be following up with our entire executive team about this, so...More

Reviewed May 13, 2022 via mobile

The food was amazing. Great atmosphere, location and service. Jeff is a great bartender and took care of the whole bar area with drinks as well as food. I highly recommend eating or having a drink while watching your favorite sports.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2022

Cindy, we are so pleased to hear that you received such great service from Jeff! We appreciate the wonderful feedback and look forward to hopefully seeing you again!

Reviewed March 21, 2022 via mobile

Ordered food went to pick it up got the wrong food called they said they’d replace it so here I am two weeks later trying to get it replaced and she told me too bad that’s not how they do things they won’t be replacing...it very very rude and the food we did get was garbageMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2022

Hi there—we are so very sorry for the issues that occurred with your to-go order! Our standard procedure when mistakes like this occur is to refund and replace the to-go order immediately. We'd appreciate it if you could share more detail about your experience with...More

Reviewed September 5, 2021

We walked over to this burger restaurant from the Hyatt House--the hotel next door. Service was OK. But almost no one here (including employees) wears a mask to combat the Covid-19 epidemic. That was a tad surprising. Food? Well, the cheese burger was OK--nothing special....The chocolate milk shake was quite good. And the fries were, well, fries. Wife opined that she didn't want to return to this place again. Next time we will try to steak restaurant (there are not many dining choices near this hotel).More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2021

Hello, thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We take pride in our restaurant and appreciate hearing from our guests. Please know that your comments have been shared with our executive team for review.

Reviewed September 1, 2021

The food here was very good. The beer selection was solid and was cold. We sat at the bar and our bartender was also the waitress for several tables. She worked her butt off. She tried her best to cover everyone but was just stretched...too thin. So service was slow but I do not blame our waitress, it is more the lack of staff.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2021

Hello, thank you for dining with us and taking the time to share your feedback. Unfortunately we have been short staffed for some time and our team has been doing their best. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 27, 2021 via mobile

Great staff and food was delicious. Our kids both passed out before dinner was brought out and our server was great about it.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2021

Hi Stacie! Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed August 16, 2021

When my husband picked up his burger, grease poured out and was very salty. My son's burger was okay but not the best. My daughter and I shared a chicken sandwich which seemed like it was frozen and reheated - not good.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2021

I'm sorry to hear that your experience wasn't up to expectations; however, please know that I will be forwarding along your comments to our management and culinary team for review. I hope you took the chance to bring this to your server or manager's attention...More

Reviewed July 22, 2021 via mobile

We stayed at the Fairfield Inn and Suites and ordered carry out from the Burger Shed after a long car ride and afternoon at Adventureland. There is a beautiful walking path behind the hotel to the Burger Shed. Their manager took our order of their...cheese shreds (curds), Chicken Cobb Salad, Chicken Tender dinner, and A beef sandwich. We also ordered soft drinks and a Cookies and Cream shake (yum!!). They do charge a 3$ carry out fee for utensils (however, we didn’t get them). Food was great, portions were LARGE, and dinners came with two sides. Service was AMAZING! The atmosphere of the restaurant felt laid back and casual. Your family could enjoy a meal here or you could meet some friends for some appetizers and cocktails. You can catch a game on their giant screens in the bar area. I sat at the bar and had a glass of wine while they worked on my order and I didn’t get to see a bar menu. However, they had a decent selection of beers on tap and a full bar from what I could see.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2021

Hello ,thank you for providing all of the details! We appreciate hearing from our guests and I assure you that all of your comments have ben shared with our executive team. We hope you also enjoyed your stay at the Fairfield Inn & suites!

Reviewed July 11, 2021 via mobile

First let me say service and atmosphere was top notch. Our server, Peggy, was to be commended. She had multiple tables and was able to serve all of them well from my observations. She was friendly and professional. The food did not disappoint. I had...the burnt ends for an appetizer. True meat candy as good burnt ends should be. The main item was the farm house burger with tater tots. The burger was perfectly cooked and with great taste. My daughter had the Mac n Cheese with brisket. Many places put a chopped beef brisket on the dish but not here. It was sliced brisket and my daughter gave the dish a 5 star rating. She rated it better than the Grumpy Goats Mac n Cheese. My wife had a simple hamburger well done and it was the first well done burger I’ve seen that was perfectly done and not burnt and dry. We will be coming back to try other menu items. — eating dinner at Burger Shed.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2021

Thank you for submitting your wonderful feedback! We are thrilled that you everything met expectations during your dining experience with us at Burger Shed. We hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed June 29, 2021 via mobile

We went after Adventureland. Long wait to be seated even though not full. Split an incredible burger with my daughter and I could not tell. It was that good. Friendly staff. Full drinks. Not super loud so you can actually talk.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2021

Hi Jessica, thank you for dining with us - we are happy to hear you and your daughter enjoyed your burger. We hope to see you both again soon!

Reviewed June 4, 2021 via mobile

Comfortable atmosphere, $5 kids meals, local beers. Our food was good and came out quick! Cobb salad was so good, huge serving size. Tator tots were great. Stout on draft was tasty. Within walking distance of hotel as well. They only drawback was the service....Our waitress was uninterested, our food came out before she brought our draft beers from the bar, and we had to ask for water refills and the check.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Heart of America Group, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2021

Hello, thank you for providing us with your feedback. We are sorry that you received service below our usual standards. Due to the current situation with the pandemic, unfortunately we have been short staffed and our team has been doing their best. I assure you...More

Reviewed April 3, 2021

My husband and I brought our daughter and her husband here after we went to her ultrasound appt. We found out she was having a boy, the waitress was nice enough to entertain our shenanigans of flipping the coin to help decide our grandsons name....The food was delicious and the service was great. Would definitely go back!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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LVTersch, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2021

Congratulation to your family for the baby boy! Thank you for dining with us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 29, 2021 via mobile

Dined here for the first time recently. Very nice facility in a lovely setting. Strange ingress and egress as there is no direct access to the street in front of the restaurant. Instead one must drive in and out of the natural entrance of the...Fairfield hotel or Johnnies Italian Steakhouse. Service was initially good but our server did not check back promptly after the meal was served to our table. French Fries were not hot and by the time he checked back with us our meal was half eaten and we decided to skip saying anything. Servings were large and prices were ok for this quality of restaurant. I had the pork tenderloin sandwich and a side salad. Both were huge and good. My spouse had the brisket meal which she described as so so. We will try this place again in the futureMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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LVTersch, Marketing at Burger Shed Altoona, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2021

Hello, thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your dining experience with us. We take pride in our restaurant and like hearing from our guests. We are very sorry that not everything was quite up to expectations and your comments have...More

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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5