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“Great Shakes and loose meat burgers !”

Tendermaid Sandwich Shop
Ranked #3 of 56 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $10
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Takeout
Description: 1950'S style malt & burger shop, featuring loose meat burgers and delicious hand dipped malts & shakes.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Shakes and loose meat burgers !”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is real old school with counter seating and loose meat burgers made from high quality ground beef with whatever fixin's you like added ! Best Shake/malt I have had in awhile .... all is hand made. Unique place that has been there for 60+ years ! Very quick service and very friendly ....adults and kids like it.

Visited November 2012
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Fort Riley, Kansas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Small Town Charm”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Very friendly service. They are famous for their "loose" meat sandwiches. They have delicious milkshakes! As you walk in you get greeted with a smile. There are stools around the counter. It can get busy sometimes and you might have to wait for a stool. There are no tables or booths. A lot of locals go here.

Visited December 2011
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Austin, Minnesota
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“1950's style hamburgers and malts”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

The crumbled hamburger on a bun is delicious, and the malts are homemade, too. People who used to live here and come back for a visit always go to the Tendermaid.

Visited September 2012
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Austin, Minnesota
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168 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Look time local favorite.”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

Yummy ..................watch as they make you a hamburger.........loose meat...........pick your topping's.................and wash it down with a tasty malt or shake.

  • Visited September 2012
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Sioux City, Iowa
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice change of pace”
Reviewed June 7, 2012

This old-style loose meat joint is really fun. It's about the size of a typical living room, with a center "pit" for the servers, and stools all around the surrounding formica counter. Lots of toppings to choose from, and the shakes and malts are REALLY good! We eat her a lot.

Visited May 2012
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