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“Excellent burger, lousy service”
Review of Fred's Burgers

Fred's Burgers
Ranked #7 of 45 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Fred's is a diner/bar - homestyle cookin, great burgers....time to list them! ; )
Reviewed February 9, 2013

After spending the day outdoors in the Burlington area, we opted for local food for a Saturday night dinner.

The place was busy with all tables occupied. When you order, you use a slip provided at the table, write down what you want, and take the slip to the bar to be ordered. We ordered 3 burgers, chips, and sodas.

After 30 minutes, we asked whether we would get the chips prior to the burgers like people at other tables had. A few minutes later a server asked for clarification, "did you order chips or fries." A couple minutes afterward, we had our chips.

45 minutes after placing our order, our burgers arrived - Yes, I said 45 minutes. Sorry, but that is absolutely ridiculous.

Admittedly, the burger was excellent (5). Service was terrible (1). Overall, the dining experience was (5+1)/2 = 3 (average).

Burlington seemed like a great little town to explore. Next time, however, Freds will not be part of the experience.

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Get the garlic burger with bacon & cheddar. Their homemade chips are great too with the parmesan cheese. Get a long Island and stay a while.

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Reviewed January 7, 2013

fresh beef, buns & a myriad of toppings. fries cut fresh. zany, crowded atmosphere.only complaint would be no system for getting a table when busy. if it' s standing room only, the most aggressive patrons will grab tables that open even if others have been waiting longer.

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Good group seating. Fresh hamburger in 2 sizes. I love the sweet potato fries, daily special soup and sandwiches. Family friendly.

Thank Dee V
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Reviewed December 9, 2012

Great tasty made to order burger and home made potato bacon soup. Nice homey family friendly restaurant

Thank Paul D
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