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Johnny Rocket's Burgers? [Moved from Manhattan board]

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Jane A. Jan 18, 2008 02:32 PM

A Johnny Rocket's Burger place just opened at 56th & 3rd. I've never heard of them. Can anyone on the board offer info? Good? Bad? Mediocre? Any info that will help those of us who hang in that neighborhood is welcome. Thanks.

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    shesallthat RE: Jane A. Jan 18, 2008 02:50 PM

    My favorite thing about JR is their onion rings.

    1. ReelMike84 RE: Jane A. Jan 19, 2008 04:53 PM

      I enjoy the chili fries actually.

      1. Azizeh Barjesteh RE: Jane A. Jan 20, 2008 04:18 AM

        We have them all over LA. The owner of the Redskins owns the chain. My boyfriend is a Skins fan, so he made sure I'm aware of this.

        Mediocre, I'd say. Cute atmosphere, nothing fantastic. Average burger and fries, shakes. It's cheap enough that you wont regret eating there, but if you have a favorite burger place, you're better off going there instead.

        Yay, Redskins. ;)

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          roro1831 RE: Azizeh Barjesteh Jan 20, 2008 04:22 AM

          We have one over here in Hoboken, not the greatest burger in the world, but considering the options here it's a good choice. The breakfast isn't bad there.

        2. Suzy Q RE: Jane A. Jan 20, 2008 05:23 AM

          I'm kind of with everyone else. It's definitely better than standard fast food (Mickey D's, etc.) but IMHO, not as good as a burger at somewhere like Red Robin or Fuddruckers. The entertainment value is good, though, and the cherry Cokes are awesome.

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            callitasicit RE: Suzy Q Jan 20, 2008 07:22 AM

            IMHO the burgers are pretty awful at JR"S! Their shakes are really good though!

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