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Best Burger in Bucks County?

PeterJustason May 22, 2009 01:43 PM

It's Memorial Day Weekend and I want to search out the best burger this weekend. I am planning to go to Dilly's Corner, Chopper's and Issac Newton's. Where else should I go to get a great All American burger?

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    TwoBellies RE: PeterJustason May 22, 2009 01:47 PM

    One of my favs

    http://www.mikesyorkstreetbarandgrill...

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      PeterJustason RE: TwoBellies May 22, 2009 08:47 PM

      Thanks, will try

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        PeterJustason RE: TwoBellies May 27, 2009 07:34 AM

        Hey TwoBellies, took your advice and went to Mikes's for a burger. I had the Mike's Super Burger and it was great. I also had their wings kinda so-so but the burger was super. I posted the whole experience to my blog. You can read about it at http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress....

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          TwoBellies RE: PeterJustason May 27, 2009 12:36 PM

          Sweet! Glad I could help!!!!!

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            TwoBellies RE: PeterJustason May 27, 2009 12:52 PM

            Thanks for the Shoutout! I just posted your article on my forum! Get Some!

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              PeterJustason RE: TwoBellies May 27, 2009 07:08 PM

              Very cool thanks.

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          givemecarbs RE: PeterJustason May 24, 2009 01:56 AM

          Wow! Dilly's Corner! Haven't been there in quite awhile. Let us know how their burger was Peter

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            PeterJustason RE: givemecarbs May 24, 2009 09:55 AM

            I love Dilly's. There DillyBurger is great. Here is the link to my post about my last visit there. http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress....

          2. bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason May 24, 2009 09:06 AM

            I think the best burger is just over the border of Bucks County. Bubba's Pot-bellied Stove in Coopersburg, Lehigh County wins the burger competition for me!

            1. bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason May 24, 2009 09:07 AM

              Should have checked before my last post - Bubba's is in Quakertown, so for my money, it is the best in Bucks County and those Lehigh County people will have to "come on down" to get a taste! Mea culpa!

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                PeterJustason RE: bucksguy14 May 24, 2009 10:02 AM

                Thanks Bucksguy. Other food suggestions in Bucks Co would be great. I'll let you know how it went at Bubba's

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                  PeterJustason RE: PeterJustason May 24, 2009 09:19 PM

                  Bubba's was worth the drive from New Hope and made our Top 5 list for Bucks Co. You can read about our Top 5 list for Bucks Co Burgers at http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress....
                  The post about the visit to Bubba's should go up in the next couple of days.

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                    PeterJustason RE: PeterJustason May 24, 2009 10:17 PM

                    Bubba post just went live at http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress....

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                      bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason May 25, 2009 11:44 AM

                      Glad to hear you liked Bubba's! I'm not a wings guy, but my wife like's the hot ones there. I like both the Gene White & British burgers you picked and, if I'm in the mood for sloppy, I go for the Kennett Square (I'm tasting that garlic herb cheese right now!!). We always get an order of onion rings I see a ride to Upper Bucks in my near future.

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                        crazyspice RE: bucksguy14 May 25, 2009 04:54 PM

                        Reading these posts, I am forgetting I had quite the meal today. I want a burger!

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                          PeterJustason RE: crazyspice May 25, 2009 06:53 PM

                          Very cool Bucksguy14. We will have to try the Kennett Square next time. Other reco?

                          CrazySpice, Are you eating in Buck Co these days?

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                            crazyspice RE: PeterJustason May 25, 2009 08:00 PM

                            Regularly.

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                              PeterJustason RE: crazyspice May 27, 2009 07:38 AM

                              Any recommendations for wings or margaritas?

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                                crazyspice RE: PeterJustason May 27, 2009 08:56 AM

                                Sorry, Peter. I don't partake of either. I am a wine girl.

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                                  PeterJustason RE: crazyspice May 27, 2009 07:09 PM

                                  Been to any good wineries you can recommend?

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                                    crazyspice RE: PeterJustason May 28, 2009 05:36 AM

                                    While not generally a fan of Pennsylvania wines, I really enjoy Sand Castle wines. Located on River Road in Erwinna.

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                                      PeterJustason RE: crazyspice May 28, 2009 04:23 PM

                                      Been there and had some nice wines. I liked their reds. Been to Washington Crossing winery in Washington Crossing?

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                                        crazyspice RE: PeterJustason May 28, 2009 04:44 PM

                                        I have not. I prefer white. What can you tell me about them?

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                              bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason May 26, 2009 06:50 AM

                              I like their onion soup on cold days. My wife likes the Coconut Shrimp. I've had the Ed Wynn Samich but it was so long ago I don't really recall what I thought of it. I've been hooked on their burgers for about 10 years! Can't beat a burger, onion rings and an ice-cold brew!

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                                bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason May 26, 2009 06:52 AM

                                One other thing, since we moved to Montco about a year & a half ago, I've been searching for a burger to come close to Bubba's. Haven't been successful so far. If anyone has a Montco burger recommendatiion, I'm all ears (maybe I should say eyes since we're on-line!).

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                                  kiwijen RE: bucksguy14 May 27, 2009 08:54 AM

                                  I've just posted a long review of Yo Dogs, a burger/dog takeout joint in Wyndmoor (Montgomery County). Thoroughly enjoyable. I think you might want to take a spin down Willow Grove Avenue to try it out!

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                                    PeterJustason RE: kiwijen May 27, 2009 07:08 PM

                                    Love a good dog. Any suggestions for Buck Co?

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                                      TwoBellies RE: PeterJustason May 28, 2009 05:38 AM

                                      at risk of ruining my new found fame, go to Lenny's at Bustleton and Street Roads for the Combo, fishcake, dog and Pepper Hash. It's the only place I know of that still has them. It was a childhood fav growing up in Philly!

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                                        PeterJustason RE: TwoBellies May 28, 2009 04:27 PM

                                        Very cool. Will give it a try and report back.

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                                          PeterJustason RE: PeterJustason May 31, 2009 01:27 PM

                                          TwoBellies Lenny's wasn't so good. Might have been a bad day for them but take a read and let me know if you think what I wrote was fair. http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress.... I also went back to Dilly's Corner and had a very good dog with tons of onions, peppers and fries. It's also on the blog

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                                            TwoBellies RE: PeterJustason May 31, 2009 01:47 PM

                                            I let ya down, Dag! Don't remember bad buns, at least not on the dog. Haven't been there is a few years. I owe you a lunch, pal. Say when and where!

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                                      jessjackets RE: kiwijen Jun 9, 2009 09:04 AM

                                      Yo Dogs in Wynmoor has the best burgers in the area. Hands down! The Famous Garlic Fries are the bomb as well.

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                                        bucksguy14 RE: jessjackets Jun 9, 2009 10:31 AM

                                        I think Wynmoor just a little outside the boundaries of Bucks County. You could start a best of Montco!

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                      dan macey RE: PeterJustason May 29, 2009 08:49 AM

                      Choppers in Lahaska is out of business. You didn't miss anything.

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                        dan macey RE: PeterJustason May 29, 2009 08:50 AM

                        there is also a newish Five Guys in Doylestown. They get my vote for best burger

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                          PeterJustason RE: dan macey May 29, 2009 07:44 PM

                          Thanks for the Choppers update. And 5 Guys reco. I will have to try.

                          Just tried John & Peter's in New Hope. I like their burgers. Here's the link to my post about them. http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress....

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                            TwoBellies RE: PeterJustason May 30, 2009 05:42 AM

                            Peter, loving your blog! Good work, man!

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                              PeterJustason RE: TwoBellies May 30, 2009 09:47 AM

                              Thanks TwoBellies, help me out with comments and recommendations.

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                              cwdonald RE: PeterJustason May 31, 2009 02:00 PM

                              Other places to try:

                              Pineville Tavern
                              Candlewyck Lounge Buckingham I like the steakhouse burger or the black and blue burger. Lots of people order the Buckingham burger. Note the fries are separate, but worth ordering.

                              Another chain but worthy of consideration is Ted's Montana Grill in Warrington, try the Bison burger.

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                                TwoBellies RE: cwdonald May 31, 2009 02:08 PM

                                I think I'm going to give Ted's a shot!

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                                  PeterJustason RE: TwoBellies Jun 3, 2009 07:55 PM

                                  Thanks CW. I did try the Pineville Tavern and posted about it at http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress.... Good burger but I think you can do better. Have been to Candlewyck but not since started writing the the blog so will have to go back. Forgot about Ted's so great suggestion.

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                                  PeterJustason RE: cwdonald Jun 6, 2009 06:51 PM

                                  Thanks CW tried the Candlewyck and the Steakburger was great. So great we added it to our Top 5 Burger List. http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress.... Can't wait to try Ted's.

                                  Any recommendations for Wings or Cheesesteaks in Bucks Co?

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                                    artgary RE: PeterJustason Jun 6, 2009 09:13 PM

                                    Try Steve's on Rt.1, south of the Oxford Valley Mall for cheesesteaks. It is the third outpost of Steve's Prince of Steaks in the Northeast.

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                                      cwdonald RE: PeterJustason Jun 7, 2009 01:23 PM

                                      I second the recommendation for Steve's. For wings, give Mosquito Grill in Doylestown a whirl. Lots of choices in types of wings available.

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                                  PeterJustason RE: dan macey Jun 14, 2009 08:51 AM

                                  Thanks for the tip Dan. Had not heard or tried Five Guys before yesterday but they serve a great burger and dog. I love the simple nature of the store and how custom they can make each buger or dog. My wife and I enjoyed our food. I wrote about our experience at http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress....
                                  Thanks again for the tip. Have other suggestions?

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                                    bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason Jun 14, 2009 12:26 PM

                                    Noticed your comment about the Bucks Top 5. If Five Guys were not a chain, which of the existing 5 would you have bumped?

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                                      PeterJustason RE: bucksguy14 Jun 16, 2009 07:59 PM

                                      I think Mikes might be at risk. Which one would you swap out?

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                                        bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason Jun 17, 2009 06:33 AM

                                        Can't say - haven't been to all of them. I'm also not the connoisseur that you appear to be about burgers. I just know what I like when I bite into it. If it's dripping blood after I've asked for medium-well, I'm not happy; if the bun is falling apart starting with the first bite, I'm not happy; if the tomato is paper-thin or half-green, I'm not happy, if it arrives with the mayo I specifically said I don't want, I'm really not happy. So, I may have to try a couple of those on your list when I'm trolling around Bucks. In the meantime, I'm trying to find something good in Montco, where we now live. There's another thread going there (http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/627847), but it doesn't have a Peter Justason leading the charge - and that's too bad, because you're doing a great job!

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                                          PeterJustason RE: bucksguy14 Jun 17, 2009 09:48 AM

                                          I think you have a great set of criteria around what a great burger should be. I grew up in a restaurant in Canada so I ate a lot of burgers so I appreciate a great one when I get one. I think it's also fun to rank stuff and that usually get a converstation/debate happening. Thanks for the complement. I am just having fun. I will have to check out the burgers "across the border" in Montco.

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                                  enchanted RE: PeterJustason Jul 8, 2009 11:28 AM

                                  I love the four-cheese stuffed burger at Basically Burgers in Doylestown.

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                                    PeterJustason RE: enchanted Jul 20, 2009 06:39 PM

                                    Have heard good things so I am going to try soon and report back.

                                    Had an Iberian Burger at Bobby Simones with YouTube comedian Nalts the other day and it was very good. You can read about it at http://petersfoodadventure.wordpress....

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                                      PeterJustason RE: enchanted Aug 18, 2009 02:48 PM

                                      Thanks for the tip, Donna and I finally made it to Basically Burgers in Doylestown and the brugers were great. I posted on my blog about our visit if you want to check it out. There is also a link to video that a fellow blogger made about their Taco Burger. The link is http://wp.me/puLF3-vq

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                                      JCap RE: PeterJustason Jul 21, 2009 07:23 PM

                                      I've written about this on other posts, but I think the frenchie burger at the Farmhouse Tavern in Doylestown is a great burger. They get a great char on their burger there, the bun is good, and the toppings on the burger are onion marmalade and a garlicky, herby boursin cheese.

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                                        PeterJustason RE: JCap Aug 16, 2009 10:30 AM

                                        I have driven by there a couple of times but now I have a reason to go in. Thanks for the tip

                                      2. bucksguy14 RE: PeterJustason Aug 2, 2009 11:45 AM

                                        Peter - this expands the search a little, but here's a link to Epicurious where they've rated the Top 12 Burgers in the country. The closest to us is Rouge in Philly!
                                        http://www.epicurious.com/articlesgui...

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                                          designnerd RE: PeterJustason Aug 28, 2009 08:40 AM

                                          Three of my favorites:
                                          Triumph Brewing Company in New Hope (also Princeton)
                                          Porterhouse Brew Pub in Lahaska
                                          Canal Street Grille in Yardley (it's mainly a Greek place but their burgers are great too)

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                                            Phantomgreen RE: PeterJustason Sep 29, 2009 05:48 PM

                                            A really good, off the beaten path Bacon cheeseburger is at Sundays in quakertown. i'ts nothing fancy but is super delicious and always fresh and handmade. There may be better burgers, but this one is very good and always slips through the cracks.

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                                              singingariesgirl RE: PeterJustason Oct 10, 2009 02:29 PM

                                              five guys!

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                                                bucksguy14 RE: singingariesgirl Oct 10, 2009 07:54 PM

                                                Are you serious? With all the places mentioned on this thread, do you really think 5 guys is the best burger in Bucks? Have you tried any of the others mentioned?

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                                                mary0201 RE: PeterJustason Mar 28, 2010 04:24 PM

                                                Continental Tavern in Yardley has a delicious burger. And they have a half priced burger deal on Monday nights.

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