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Had to try it...and glad I did! Got there right when it opened on a Thursday and we waited about 20 mins for two burgers and a piece of cannoli cake. Some people had called in orders beforehand (smart!) but we didn’t mind waiting. The...More
I have been wanting to check this place out for a while sinc seeing it on countless shows and websites as the birthplace of the burger. I finally was in the New Haven area on a later Wednesday morning and deicded to give to give...More
First off, Louis Lunch is a historical experience. Go somewhere else if you can't deal with a basic meal. This place isn't for you. For the rest of us, Louis Lunch is a hoot. They only take cash but there is an ATM in the...More
The ambiance of this place sends you back in time to where burgers were made with regular slices of bread instead of buns. The burger was perfect, and the potatoe salad was impressive. Definitely should be on you to-do list in New Haven.
Keep it simple! That’s what is done here and that is what makes it so good. The burger is the best we’ve ever had, not hidden in a ridiculous bun, but in two small slices of white toast just so you can hold this delicious...More
Best ever burger ... home of the first and best burger anywhere... Hugh quality beef and cooked in the special sideways gas grills... and still owner and operated by the original Lassen family ... stop in and meet Jeff Lassen for a truly unique burger...More
My first visit today to Louis’ lunch was deeply disappointing! My family and I visited today right at opening and we were the second group to order. All we ordered were 4 cheeseburgers. When we got them, they were all RAW. The outsides of burgers...More
If you're chasing the roots back to the original American burger, well, that's the place to go. What you'll get is a perfect hamburger patty between two slices of toast. You may add cheese and tomatoes and onions. That's it. The pure taste of a...More