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“Great Hang Out” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fred's Burgers

Fred's Burgers
Ranked #6 of 43 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Fred's is a diner/bar - homestyle cookin, great burgers....time to list them! ; )
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130 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great Hang Out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2012 via mobile

My husband is born and raised here in Burlington,Wi! This IS his hangout!! Yes food not healthy or better choices but it's very well established! Everyone knows you if you let them! Yes service was very nice! We will be back!!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sweetslovak
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Burlington Wi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“It kills taste buds!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2012

If you never want to have a bite to eat again, go eat the slop Freds serves. I mean seriously at least try to cook the burger. Worlds best Burgers my butt. To top off the bad food a train passes like 1 time every three hours interupting your talk and rumbling glasses. The service is horrible!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Earl C
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Atlanta
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Average local burger joint”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2012

The concept is a little strange... you come in, sit anywhere. Had to find the menu which is located on the wall in wooden hangers, then go up to the bar to place your order. You also have to tell then what table number you are sitting at so they know where to deliver your food. A little unusual for someone who has never been there before. Ordered a burger and fried mushrooms. They were brought out at different times and the food runner just kind of dropped them on the table, did not ask if needed anything. The food was good, not the best burger but just average. Prices were average as well. Then when you are done you have to go back to the back to pay.... why no servers!?! No clue. Also you can tell it is a local hang out so when you walk in you are looked at as a stranger.... not too welcoming. Would go back, but the ordering process was annoying for a 1st timer.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jlee73
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Muskego, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“WORLDS BEST BURGERS”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2012

I went to high school in Burlington, and to be honest, I have never had anything bad to eat at Freds. Freds has a wide variety of grilled and fried items. They have the famous Fred Burger, which is topped with ham, grilled onions, and grilled peppers. This is a must have if you have never been to Freds. Another must have, is either the Chips, or the Cheese Fries. They do not have the healthiest food at Freds, but if you don't mind, then Freds is your place. Freds is so popular that whenever you go in, there is rarely a spot to sit. They recently expanded their building to accommodate more seating, but it is still a packed house. The prices are okay. You have to purchase fries and burgers separate, so they get you there.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Justin M
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Homemade Chips & French Fries are INCREDIBLE!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2011

Besides the fun environment, utterly fantastic hamburgers and delicious adult beverages the homemade chips and fries are GREAT. The chips are spiral cut, deep fried and seasoned to perfection. Don't pass this place by!

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Schnibbbie
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