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“Great burgers and the chicken is so good!”
Review of Smashburger

Smashburger
Ranked #19 of 85 Restaurants in Aliso Viejo
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

SmashBurger is a big hit in our town. The burgers are great and the Fresh Mex Chicken Breast
is so yummy. You get to choose from so many toppings and everything is so fresh. You can also
pick from several choices of buns. It's fast,friendly and tastes delicious!

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Thank diane o
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

If you only eat hamburgers from Carls, McDonalds, Burger King, you are missing out on a whole world of variations, some from individual out of the way places (Road Food joints, diners and dives) and some chains like 5 Guys, etc. We just tried the new SmashBurger installation and it is worth the trip to the one nearest you. Starting with angus beef they pull it apart making small sections of meat and then hand form it in a ball which locks in small air pockets. When you order they slam it on a 425 degree grill and "smash" it with a kinda cookie cutter device that forms the burger....the hot grill sears the outside proverbially "locking in" the juices but whatever they do...it works. I had the BBQ, Bacon & Cheddar and highly recommend it but my wife had a build your own selecting just about everthing about the burger. By the time you are finished you have juice everywhere as it runs out with every bite. Some who might be worried about calories and fat may be put off by all of the juice arguing that it is "greasey" but I don't think that is true in the real meaning of the word.... you should try them as it is a truely great taste sensation. Try as a side the Sweet Potato Smashfries ....execellent SP Fries coated in rosemary & hint of garlic. The haystack onions were good also. Much to try and the people were friendly and patient as ordering can be a challenge as it is not your typical chain burger joint.

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Thank rdsepic
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