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Aug 12, 2010 10:02 AM

Retro Burger Yonge and St Clair - worse than Hero Burger

Retro Burger opened this past Monday and today the work team decided to give it a try. That will be the one and only visit for the 5 of us. Frozen fries, tasteless burgers and nothing special to report.
I'm old enough to remember good burger joints so I don't know what they mean by Retro.
We all tried burgers and fries except 1 brave soul who had the poutine; the poutine had real bacon and real curd, but the frozen fries just didn't do it.

Burger toppings are standard: ketchup, mustard, mayo, tomato, onion, bbq onion, hot peppers, lettuce, pickles, lettuce.

It's in a space where no restaurant has been successful in the past 5 years, so we'll see how long it lasts.

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    Where at Yonge and St. Clair?

    1. 1450 Yong Street
      South of St Clair on Yonge (where the Asian restaurants were and most recently Spinners)

      1. Totally agree with Morse Cat - worst burger I have EVER had!
        Could taste the freezer burn on the fries and the grease in the fried patty congealed with the filler - no beef in this joint!
        Plus the gooey white bread that attaches to the roof of your mouth like glue added unnecessary calories to my day.
        For this neigbourhood - I predict this place will be closed by December

        1. with a name like Retro Burger, I'm not surprised it's brutal.

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