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Hamburger Mary's

Lauracooks Mar 26, 2010 06:25 AM

Has anyone tried Hamburger Mary's in Ybor, Tampa? The waiters are in drag, might be fun.

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  1. askdrtodd RE: Lauracooks Mar 26, 2010 06:37 AM

    Looks like you drew the short straw! Go try it, take some pics, let us know how it is.

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      Old E. RE: askdrtodd Mar 26, 2010 06:47 AM

      Yeah. I'm out on this one. And I agree with drtodd.

    2. askdrtodd RE: Lauracooks Mar 26, 2010 08:01 AM


      Nothing there is enticing me, but I could be wrong!

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        rhnault RE: askdrtodd Mar 26, 2010 08:09 AM

        Place seems fun but the food has gotten lukewarm reviews.

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        herbert1 RE: Lauracooks Mar 26, 2010 08:52 AM

        The food at the Hamburger Mary's in Orlando is average, but it is a fun place to visit on occasion.

        BTW The Funky Monkey Pointe Orlando has a pretty good drag show in a nice upscale venue every friday night.

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          Lauracooks RE: herbert1 Mar 26, 2010 09:21 AM

          Looking for a novel girl's night out. I think this will work.

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            OH2FL RE: Lauracooks Mar 30, 2010 07:34 AM

            Neat idea! Hope you let us know all about it. Might have to plan that for our next girls adventure. Hehehe

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          andy huse RE: Lauracooks Mar 26, 2010 09:58 AM

          what we really need are good restaurants, not drag and cabaret. i hope it turns out to be a good restaurant.

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            askdrtodd RE: andy huse Mar 26, 2010 11:41 AM

            Thank God someone said it!

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              Miss E RE: andy huse Mar 26, 2010 01:16 PM

              Oh, come now! Two words: Tableside S'Mores. They're worth a visit, surely...

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                CFishman RE: Miss E Mar 26, 2010 01:24 PM

                Hamburger Mary's is a chain. As such, it is not likely to satisfy most of you folks. In my view they serve a decent burger, which in these parts is welcome. I would happily go there before a movie of if I had some other reason to be in Ybor. That you can have drag and cabaret along with a decent burger is all the better.

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                  Mild Bill RE: CFishman Mar 27, 2010 06:41 PM

                  Whatever you do, DO NOT ask them to hold the pickle!

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                    Mild Bill RE: Mild Bill Mar 28, 2010 07:51 AM

                    Sorry if that was too unsophisticated.....

                    ------- you can take the person outta New Jersey, but.....

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                      CFishman RE: Mild Bill Mar 28, 2010 08:08 AM

                      No, I was kind of disappointed that you weren't coming back with more.

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                    rgcblackie RE: CFishman Mar 29, 2010 08:47 AM

                    I've only been to their location in Orlando (Church Street). I liked the Buffy Burger (aoili sauce with a red wine reduction -- or so they say). Their soups are pretty good. I think they have some drink specials on Friday as well.

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                      glowworm RE: rgcblackie Mar 31, 2010 01:18 PM

                      I've only been to the Orlando location; the burgers are good. The other food is....well, the burgers are good. :)

                      But good burgers and a bit of showmanship is enough to keep me visiting from time to time.

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