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C. F. Penn Hamburgers

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American
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Breakfast, Lunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating

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Reviewed November 14, 2018

Some of the best little hamburgers around! Have certainly enjoyed each and every visit. Sad to see the owners allowed the buildings to crumble.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Notthejetset
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Call before you go. Currently closed due to storm damage to the building they are in. If they reopen they are a Decatur landmark, but check other reviews - they are not for everyone.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank earlc309
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

These are the absolute worst burgers I’ve ever had bar none. The patties are 50% meat (I can’t even say beef for sure) and half some kind of filler akin to bread crumbs. This is then deep fat fried. The only topping available are ketchup,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 91,899
Reviewed February 19, 2018

C F Penn's is probably the oldest hamburger joint in Decatur. It's small, but they serve many customers every day. It's not for everyone, but my late husband was a huge fam of these burgers. You can't eat just one.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank dothightower
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Home for a weekend from Kentucky. My great great grandfather, and my grandfather use to talk about the burgers. Basic greasy 25 cent burger. Today they are 1.25! My grandfather said they are the same. Greasy, mustard, onions, and fountain drink! Seriously this place is...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Wiley5566
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife was passing through Decatur, Alabama and stumbled across this Jewel, it's like walking into a time capsule the old Diner that use to be, our burger was great a different taste not the typical burger taste but it was Great, I...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ebrepairman
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Awful tasting grease filled so called burger. Rude and unfriendly staff. Best thing about the visit was the free refill. I have never had such a unpleasant experience at a restaurant. Money wasted whole family sick from the amount of grease in this meal.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Angie V
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Good food, one of the oldest (if not oldest) restaurant in Decatur. We love this place!!!! Thank you all!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Exploration696683
Reviewed June 29, 2017

I have lived here for 2 years and finally ate there. It was an old fashioned counter serve restaurant with fountain drinks and hamburgers. They prepare and cook the food right in front of you so it definitely gives you an experience from a past...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank charlesf930
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Been around for over 80 years . Patties are hamburger & bread mix cooked in a grease bath. . Sounds bad but taste better when "all the way"

Date of visit: March 2017
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