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Foodboy Jun 19, 2005 09:13 AM

What restaurant has the best burger in Modesto? All opinions are welcome. The best fries would hopefully be at the same place too!

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    fotoguru May 3, 2007 10:00 PM

    Many years ago I was introduced to the Knockout burger at the Scenic Drive-In on Scenic Drive in Modesto. Whenever my travels takes me through Modesto, I make it a point to enjoy this wonderfully tasty burger. I have friends who pilot their own plane from Fresno to Modesto just to have one. Do yourself a favor and try it, you won't regret it.

    fotoguru
    Bakersfield, CA

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      Drugcrazedyouth Jan 28, 2008 10:30 AM

      I've been eating the Big Ben burger at Web's Drive-in on 7th Street for the past forty plus years. Other than the fact it has made me 80 pounds overweight I would say there is no better burger in Modesto.

      Actually, the Diana-mo-hum burger at The Harvest Moon is great too. Do they still give you a T-shirt if you eat it all??

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      exbarkeep Dec 16, 2006 07:18 PM

      Tresetti's makes a great burger, but (unless things have changed) they only do it Friday for lunch.
      For a truly unique Modesto burger experience, however, the Knockout Burger at Scenic Drive-In (corner of Scenic and Coffee) is a must. Get a shake, and you'll be doin' alright!

      1. sillyrabbit Dec 16, 2006 04:47 PM

        The burger at the Harvest Moon with cheddar and BBQ sauce, no bacon, and a side of garlic fries or better yet, sweet potato fries.

        If you prefer it less cooked, let them know... The ends can get a little crispy, but it's usually very juicy and flavorful.

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          rrvedo Dec 16, 2006 06:03 AM

          "Barking Dog" downtown is good J and 11th

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