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Foster Burger

5339 SE Foster Rd. (SE 53rd Ave.) Send to Phone

Eclectic burgers and good fries with citywide appeal.
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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Foster Burger Restaurant Review

: Foster Burger's location is unassuming, on a busy section of a utilitarian boulevard better known for auto repair and pawn shops. But the burgers are among the most creative in the city. The basic patty of hand-ground beef with lettuce, house-made pickles, "Foster sauce" and onions is tasty enough, but add the fluffy brioche bun, baked by An Xuyen Bakery next door, and a selection of add-on's (at extra cost) to put it into its own class. Non-beef eaters may choose turkey, lamb or surprisingly good hemp veggie burgers. Sides measure up, too. A wedge salad is adorned with pork belly and herbal green goddess dressing. Fry preparations range from the trendy and caloric poutine (gravy-topped crunchy cheese curds) to a "black and white" version with Parmesan, truffle oil and homemade squid ink aïoli. Drinks can be cocktails as quirky as the burgers (Jameson and pickle juice, anyone?) to beers and old-fashioned chocolate malts. Oversize booths will hide any overindulgence, or snag a comfortable seat on the heated patio. Old concert posters on the wall provide atmosphere and may remind some patrons of their glorious youth at venues like La Luna and Satyricon.

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