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The Counter
Cuisines: American
Description: We are no longer a franchisee of The Counter. Pearl's Grill is an independent restaurant serving Favorite Foods & Good Spirits. "Like" us, or check out our website for more details.
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Description: We are no longer a franchisee of The Counter. Pearl's Grill is an independent restaurant serving Favorite Foods & Good Spirits. "Like" us, or check out our website for more details.
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Walked by today 1/24 and it was closed. Windows covered saying will open with a new name. Talking to nurse in area, The Counter was a franchise, the owner gave up the franchise and opening new restaurant in the same spot.

Thank RGM-PJM
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Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

I took my parents who were visiting from Florida for a fun family dinner with their grandson. despite it being the Thursday before Christmas we lucked into a parking space and a table at 6 pm in blue back at Counter burger.

The choices are endless including for fries. the portions are huge and the food is delicious. not cheap but worth it. try the cheddar fries and some grilled pineapple on your burger.

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Thank CarpeDiem0626
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

So, we headed out for my wife's preferred meal, a good burger. Wanted to try another location in West Hartford, but since they had an hour wait we decided to head over to Blueback Square.

The wait was about 40 minutes, so didn't save much time. The hostess was young and seemed more interested in socializing than seeing to the comfort of the guests waiting. Not rude or anything, but not exactly focused on her job.

Once we were seated, the service was good. A full explanation of the build your own burger menu as well as suggestions for the fries selections. We went with the fifty-fifty on the fries and go the parmesan fries and onion strings. Both were very tasty, to the point of filling yourself on them and having no room for the burger when it comes. Lesson learned.

We each engineered our burgers and they came about 15 minutes after the fries. The beef burgers were very tasty and the temperature was perfect (medium done was pink, just the way it should be). The selection of toppings, cheeses, and spreads for the burgers can be daunting if you're not in the mood to make decisions. There are a few "ready made" burger choices on the menu, but pretty basic stuff.

So, all in all, it was a good burger and met our expectations. The Counter is similar to the myriad of other burger joints popping up across the state, with their own twist. Definitely worth the stop if you're looking for burger and fries with a full bar. Atmosphere was trendy burger, nothing really special.

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Thank sporteus
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

Lots of choices to choose from, beer and wine, good location. Have gluten free buns at no additional cost too.

Thank Lindsay S
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

I love that you can customize any order. I usually get something a little different each time. The parm fries & sweet potato fries are always a starter! The goat cheese spread is delish. The garlic aioli is another fav topping. You really can't go wrong! We have eaten here with a large group of 10 on a Sunday after church & had great service!

Thank Kala D
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