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ericbienemy Aug 27, 2009 03:39 PM

Hey everyone, I am looking for an awesome homemade greasy great burger place in Edmonton.
I love Fargos (as they are homemade), i also like red robins. I have been to deluxe burger bar (too fancy and not worth the money).

Any suggestions on a place?

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    FoodieMB RE: ericbienemy Aug 27, 2009 03:50 PM

    Have you been to The Hat on Jasper?? They make a wicked burger and shoestring fries. Burgers are their main thing, and they have a pretty solid selection.

    I also like Original Joe's for a good greasy burger.

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      S_B_Russell RE: ericbienemy Aug 27, 2009 04:04 PM

      Have you tried Garage Burger downtown next to Metro Billiards? They have awesome burgers and fries, plus it's cheap.

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        Tuppence RE: S_B_Russell Aug 30, 2009 11:09 AM

        I second Garage Burger too.

      2. raidar RE: ericbienemy Aug 27, 2009 04:04 PM

        Sounds like you need to hit up the Motoraunt (12410 - 66 Street) while they are still operating.

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          foodiesnorth RE: raidar Aug 30, 2009 12:06 PM

          Can't agree with Motoraunt suggestin..we had high hopes when when we finally made it there last year. Poor service, bland burgers. It is hard to judge a place after ne visit I suppose, but there are a few excellent burger palces listed in this thread which make a secnd chance unlikley. We love Garage burgers and Delux as well. I continue to have a soft spot for Red Robin's Bleu Ribbon burger too.

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          itwillmakeaturd RE: ericbienemy Aug 27, 2009 08:43 PM

          I can't stop praising the burgers at Hudson's. The are slightly inconsistent in their cooking - some chefs leave them a little juicier than others, but that is my only complain with their homemade patties.

          The Hat is pretty good, especially if you like a variety of toppings, but they don't really touch Hudson's in my opinion. Their fries are definitely better though.

          I don't know if the patties are homemade, but I enjoyed a very greasy burger at On The Rocks. It came with mushrooms standard, and the taste of them reminded me of using a cast iron skillet for several different items in a row without washing it. It remembered the onions and whatever else had been fried there before.

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            FoodieMB RE: itwillmakeaturd Aug 28, 2009 04:45 PM

            Good call - the burgers at Hudson's are very good too.

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              cleopatra999 RE: FoodieMB Aug 29, 2009 12:24 PM

              Tasty Tom's on Whyte has been talked about a lot on this board. I really liked them when I went there. There are rumours that they are under new (and not so improved) staff.

              also Suede lounge makes a really great burger. My favorite until we tried the hat, but theirs are stupidly big. They need to come up with a ladies size burger, 8oz is ridiculous for me. I could not even wrap my mouth around it, plus the burger is made way too thick, the bun is 2x the size of it.

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                kazzy RE: cleopatra999 Aug 30, 2009 10:52 AM

                you should definitely try the mini burgers at Hudson's, cleopatra. I haven't tried the Hat's slider mini burgers, but I hope they're as good as Hudson's.

                I find them a bit drier than their larger counterparts due to their smaller patty size, but they definitely fill my burger craving when I don't want the whole shebang. They come with all the same delicious fresh toppings of their bigger brothers, as well.

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                  taiphun RE: kazzy Sep 1, 2009 04:39 PM

                  The Hat has good burgers. Can't say the same for their dismal service though...

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                  ihatepickyeaters RE: cleopatra999 Sep 2, 2009 02:08 PM

                  it has been at least a year since i've been but the roasted red pepper and brie (which comes as a huge slab) burger at tasty tom's is fantastic. not sure if it still is - new ownership and all.

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              joelmc RE: ericbienemy Sep 17, 2009 12:13 PM

              Delux Burger Bar is pretty good - they have an appetizer called "Delux Sliders" which are bite-sized Kobe beef burgers. Pretty darn good! Located at 9682 - 142 Street in Edmonton.

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                computermike RE: ericbienemy Dec 18, 2011 12:09 PM

                I dream about the SGT Pepper burger at OJ's. Poutine instead of fries and then try not to eat the rest of the week. Its worth it.

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