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Burger with BBQ Sauce...where in LA?

Mike13241 Jun 22, 2008 12:34 PM

Where can I find a phenomenal burger that uses BBQ sauce not found on a grocery story shelf? Anywhere in LA?

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    jerry200 Jun 22, 2008 12:54 PM

    Houston's (in Pasadena, at least) has a terrific made-to-order Hickory Burger.

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    1. re: jerry200
      jgomer Jun 22, 2008 02:06 PM

      Apple Pan, across from the westside pavilion, also have a very good hickory burger.

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        Emme Jun 22, 2008 02:33 PM

        26 Beach also makes a good hickory burger.

        For a BBQ Burger, try the Cafe at the Belmont.

        Also, for a quick no frills locale, Barney's Beanery makes 'em too.

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          ReelMike84 Jun 22, 2008 03:28 PM

          I'd also recommend the Apple Pan.

        2. re: jerry200
          dtud Jun 22, 2008 02:39 PM

          houston's - century city. w/bacon and cheese and bbq sauce! delicious.

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          big mouth Jun 22, 2008 02:06 PM

          Hickory burger at the Apple Pan. The Father's Office burger at Father's Office. Or make your own at The Counter in Santa Monica.

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            Emme Jun 22, 2008 02:45 PM

            or build your own at 25 Degrees.

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              ReelMike84 Jun 22, 2008 03:27 PM

              Father's Office has a burger with BBQ sauce? I've had their burger and as I recall correctly it was sans the sauce.

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                big mouth Jun 22, 2008 03:53 PM

                You're correct! It does not have BBQ sauce. I guess it's the caramelized onions and bacon compote that remind me of it. Or at least fulfill my craving for BBQ flavor.

            2. maxzook Jun 22, 2008 02:44 PM

              I've had all the above burgers except 26 Beach (including the Office Burger which is *not* a BBQ burger).

              My favorite BBQ burger has always been Hamburger Hamlet. I'd put The Counter a close second.

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                RoxyGrl Jun 22, 2008 02:50 PM

                Robin's BBQ in Pasadena. One of my favorite burgers


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                  Burger Boy Jun 22, 2008 11:30 PM

                  26 Beach in Venice 3100 Washington Blvd.

                  They make their own buns & BBQ sauce.

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                    Oh Robin Jun 23, 2008 10:09 AM

                    Lucille's makes a great burger with bbq sauce, fried onion strings, cheddar and bacon.

                    Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ
                    4828 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803

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                      Diana Jun 23, 2008 10:33 AM

                      Gone to Boneyard Bistro (see my review) they ahve great burgers and if you ask, I'm sure they'll bring you some of their amazing house made BBQ sauce. See my review about Burger Nirvana.


                      1. ReelMike84 Jun 23, 2008 02:33 PM

                        Has anyone had the 'Hickory BBQ Burger" from "Claim Jumpers"?

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                          TonyC Jun 23, 2008 06:33 PM

                          i don't know about "phenomenal" but..

                          5 Guys Burger (in Carson now, soon-to-be in Cerritos) has a well known BBQ burger as well

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