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American, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The burger was pink and gray. I got really sick. I would not go here again. Don't know how they could call it "World's Best Burgers." Gross.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed November 15, 2021

Owner (Fred) is rude, place is unremarkable. I prefer to have my order taken at my table, but you place an order at the counter. Food was just ok. Nothing great. Will not be going back anytime soon.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed September 17, 2021

Centrally located downtown Burlington. Smaller establishment. Parking can be a little challenging. Service was good, food served hot and prompt. Staff was considerate and attentive. Burger was fresh and very good. We shared the homemade fries, which were cooked fresh and delicious. Soup was fresh,...tasty and good. Entrance from the back requires going upstairs. Restrooms were clean and easily accessible. We enjoyed our visit. Would stop again, not on the weekend but during the week easier to park & find a seat. Carry out orders available. The homemade cookies were excellent. Oh and if your a Dallas fan, you may want to stop in and see. all the Tony Romo items... Nice to see his hometown celebrate his success in a positive manner.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 15, 2021 via mobile

Good burgers, nice place to sit and enjoy your food. Very hard place to park, wouldn't recommend carry-outs unless eat right away, burgers get soggy and weren't warm enough to enjoy.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 15, 2021

I got a patty melt and tater teezers. The melt was great and the tater teezers were awesome. The atmosphere was great, and so was the service. The other four guys i was with also loved their burgers.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed February 26, 2021

Had a great time here visiting with locals and we had a great lunch. Burgers up there with best and fresh-cut fries and onion rings all terrific, and reasonable prices. Very friendly people, like in all of Burlington.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 4, 2020

I do not like to write negative reviews, and with that said, please consider my review based only on my taste buds and my own expectation of a burger. I found this burger to be the most flavorless burger that I have ever tasted, it...was dry, like eating paper. Sorry, I just think that their slogan is far away from the truth... ate once there, never again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Always a favorite for a great burger or chicken breast sandwich. Lots of deep fried sides options. Not my first choice for “healthy food”, but you can enjoy a mug of beer or your favorite cocktail, too.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Best selection quick service and a very nice touch of potato chips instead of just having French fries. My family and I have been there multiple times and will continue to return.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Great spot if you’re in the mood for a great burger. Burgers were juicy and cooked perfectly. The place was clean and friendly. I will definitely be back.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

Didn’t realize I would become my own waitress when I arrived. I was not impressed with a half cooked, greasy burger that was on a soggy bun. I don’t think I’ll be back again, or recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Best hamburger ever. Great and friendly employees. Local ownership for at least 35 years. Chips are unbelievable. Jim Peterson

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

Burgers are ok but greasy. Gotta love the cheese fries. Johns main event 2 doors down has way better food all around

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Family was in the mood for burgers & everyone wants it different from plain to spicy and everything inbetween. Fred's didn't disappoint. Kids meals are great as well with the option of no fries and applesauce replacement! For first timers... Fried food will come to...table usually before you get your burgers. Almost forgot to mention that only fresh potatoes and meat are used!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Been here numerous times always have good service and great burgers. Also nice decor and comfortable setting. Definitely with a visit

Date of visit: July 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fred's Burgers

Yes, Fred's Burgers offers takeout services.

Fred's Burgers is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4