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“Exclusive: The story of the $16 burger, fries, and coke!!!!”

Johnny's Fillin Station
Ranked #857 of 3,883 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $11
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery
Description: Johnny's Fillin' Station is a Family Owned & Operated Neighborhood Restaurant & Bar. We serve a classic, made from scratch Burger - Voted "Orlando's Best Burger!" A place to be with friends. To enjoy your family. A home away from home for locals over our 30+ year history. We offer great food, a full bar and enough TV's for everyone to catch their game. You can sit in our game room with pool tables, darts and a jukebox. Or perhaps you prefer to bring the family and sit in the dining room. Be sure to ask your server about our daily drink and food specials. Bar is open until 2 AM for the late night crowd.
Reviewed April 14, 2013

If it was just on food alone it would be 4 stars but if value is any consideration it gets three stars.
The bottom line: The owner is smarter than 2 million idiots running around this suburb of a theme park. Why? He has figured out you take 8oz of $2.99 a pound hamburger meat, stick a slice of cheese on it with some iceburg lettuce and tomato, put it on a fresh bun big enough to accomodate it, cook it fresh and medium rare and you have created a good hamburger. Add steak fries, not those fake ones that have the built in seasoning or greasy shoestrings, add a coke, and the picture is complete. Certainly not rocket science, unless you are in the City Stupid, Orlando, Florida, because one after another they fail to do it. It is almost easier to find snow than a good burger in this town. You can even get pickle chips, what a novel concept. Why are they so rare in orlando? What are you supposed to do with a pickle spear that slides off the burger?
The bad: Actually, it is the good if you are Johnny. Since he is the only person out of a transient population of 2 million to figure out the formula, he can charge what he wants, and he does, even though the neighborhood is your basic Orlando stinkhole. My bacon cheese burger, fries and a coke was $13.85 cents before tip. So if your thing is $16 hamburger lunches (if you tip) this it the place to go. Why not charge $25? It's still cheaper than driving to another town where someone else knows how to make a hamburger. Also 10 wings are $10.85 cents. I think that might be a new record.

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

Hamburgers can be very very good and very very bad. I was introduced to Johnny's through a group meeting there. Never heard of it before and had a few U turns trying to find it. Well, it was definitely worth it. What a burger.........and cooked just right....medium rare, tasty on a great bun. Service.........well, it ain't Victoria and Albert but for a $10.00 burger it was just find. A bit noisy on the deck but what the heck. Will definitely go back.

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Thank Jeffrey J
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

At one time this was a decent place to go. Perhaps there is a new owner or management. At any rate I should have heeded the more recent reviews. The food was mediocre at best, and even if the food was worth it, the horrible service would convince me not to ever go back! Rude, arrogant, condescending would just start to describe the servers. I hope the servers don't have to survive on their tips. Do yourself a favor and skip this place! Ale House is much better with better prices.

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Thank mark c
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

I kept hearing about Johnny's Fillin Station having the best burger so I had to check it out. It is definitely a local bar atmosphere and clientele. They have a number of specialty burgers on the menu along with tater tots and fries. Everything looked delicious and i tried the BBQ burger which was awesome. There is nothing healthy about the burger or really anything on the menu but it's great comfort food. Fun place.

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Thank Shannon8w
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

While a lifelong afficionado of Steak 'n Shake, Johnny's is my favorite in Orlando. The burgers are succulent and cooked the way you request. Curly fries are delicious, beverages abound and sport shows are easily visible anywhere within the restaurant.

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