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FREAKIN' UNBELIEVABLE BURGERS & FRIES. (DTW/Flint)

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pinkishfloyd Apr 8, 2013 11:12 AM

So I was up in Flint a for a fantastic "Punk Rock Rummage Sale", looking for something good to eat when I stumbled upon what looked like a fast-food joint called Freakin' Unbelievable Burgers & Fries, and had to give it a shot. Now first off, the decor is awesome; minimalist, modern, industrial. Do they live up to the name? ABSO-FREAKIN-LUTELY. The only have one location as of right now, but I believe they will be franchising soon. Hopefully very soon, as I've already made a second hour-long trip up to Flint JUST to have another burger. Check out their menu on the website, there's too many options for me to even attempt to describe. http://www.freakinburgers.com/ (Pictured is the Drunken Mushroom Burger)

 
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    ghiottone Nov 11, 2013 02:49 PM

    Pinkishfloyd is spot on: this is one great burger. The quality of the ingredients is first class (on mine, anyway). I used the "build your burger modus": (1) select protein (beef for me - 2 3-oz patties is the default - but they also have salmon, portobello, etc); (2) select free toppings (I went with carmelized onions); (3) select a sauce (I went with the 1000-islandish Freakin Sauce, but they have a variety of spiced mayos, even eel sauce; (4) select a cheese for add-on price (lots of options); (5) select extras for add-on price (I went with bacon, and it was 4 or 5 relatively thick slice of real bacon). One-size bevs (simplicity) + fries for an extra $2.29. Total came to just over $10. Burger is made to order, so you get a number and they bring it to your table. Place was full, but it took only about 5 minutes to get served. So, slow-ish fast food. But as Pinkish notes, it's a really great burger. Easy to get to from I-75 - exit at Corunna, then a drive of less than 5 minutes. I'm mosdef stopping in again on my way back down from Alpena. Looks like they want to franchise - I think it would be a hit.

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      coney with everything Nov 12, 2013 07:01 AM

      supposed to be one opening soon on Orchard Lake in Farmingotn

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        BobRe Nov 12, 2013 07:16 AM

        You're right CWE. I just checked their FB page. They have a picture of the construction. It's supposed to be open in early December, and will be between 12 and 13 Mile Roads.... closer to 13.

        29206 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

        https://www.facebook.com/FreakinBurgers

        Here's a dedicated FB page link for the Farmington location:

        https://www.facebook.com/Freakinburgers2

        Bob

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      grouper Apr 9, 2013 02:59 AM

      That sounds like an interesting place! I like all of the choices and that you could get a beer with your burger. I'll keep it mind the next time I'm up that way. Although it's within walking distance of the first place I ever had pizza, Ruggero's, so I might be torn. lol

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