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Reviewed 8 June 2022

I am not too fond of hamburgers, but the one I had was excellent. Also the margaritas were amazing. Mixed the right way. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 29 April 2022 via mobile

No compromise on quality here. The patty had great fat content & flavor with a good top char. Fries were freshly cut & well cooked

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 6 March 2022

Went on a Saturday afternoon. Parked next door at the public parking lot ($2.00 cash). This was our first experience. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The grilled salmon salad w/ a mustard vinaigrette; the local burger on a a potato bun; the braised short rib/burger...w/ caramelized onion, gruyere cheese on a pretzel bun; and, a french dip burger on a pretzel bun /gruyere cheese, fried leek and rosemary au jus. The fried onion rings were large and real served / a sauce. The server (Josh) was very attentive and helpful responding to menu questions.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 13 October 2021 via mobile

Great ambiance ! Friendly staff - and what a menu ! I scrolled the burger section and came to a screeching stop at the Black + Bleu burger - did someone say Gorgonzola AND mushrooms ?!?! The burger was cooked to a perfect medium rare,...pretzel bun was spot on and the flavors were a match made in Heaven - umami and salt and chew ! Juicy and hot and beefy Will definitely stop againMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 25 August 2021

We have gone to burger local a couple of times over the past year and they never disappoint! Service is great and food is great!!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 10 April 2021 via mobile

Group of 7 stopped for lunch. We were able to be seated right away. Our server Nick was so attentive and helpful. Food and drinks were amazing!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021

Great place! We had a party of 7 with all different food likes. We all had something amazing. Even our Vegan friend found a burger she loved. Great portions, fresh made to order! The milkshakes looked amazing. Plan to spend about $20 for a meal...and a soda with tip. Well worth it! Fresh but fried and healthier alternatives are all available. I would eat here again 100%More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on Saturday. Had great burgers. My husband finished his but my other half will be a tasty lunch this week. The creamy mushroom potato soup was delicious. There is a free public parking lot just a block over; so it worked...out well. Most tables are 'community's high tops, which added to the friendly atmosphere.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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bourbonbelly, Marketing at The Burger Local, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2020

Hi Bry81, thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear that you had a great burger, and that the soup was delicious. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you agin for your review, and take care.

Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

Recommend the tater tot appetizer, bbq burger, short rib burger. Waitress Stephanie did a nice job pacing food and drinks. This was a tasty visit!

Date of visit: February 2020
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bourbonbelly, Marketing at The Burger Local, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2020

K Rae, Thank you for your review!!! Glad to hear that your visit was good. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you and take care.

Reviewed 8 January 2020

Really great 10 oz fresh burgers cooked appropriately. Great fresh cut fries. Good beer selection. Solid service. Make sure you call ahead or you could be in for a long wait. Bring an extra layer if its windy, when the door opens it sweeps thru...the restaurant.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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bourbonbelly, Marketing at The Burger Local, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2020

Hey Bryan! Thank you for your review! Glad to hear that the burgers and fries were great. Our beer selection is constantly rotating, so we hope to see you again for another visit. Thank you again for your review! Take care.

Reviewed 9 October 2019

I love the burgers, soups, sides. They have a good variety of salads for a lighter meal. It can get busy, and getting a reservation is a pain, or long wait. They need a better system for on-line reservations.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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bourbonbelly, Director of Special Operations at The Burger Local, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2019

Thank you for the review and glad that you love the burgers, soups, and sides. I am a big fan of the burgers myself. It can definetly get busy, and unfortunately we do not take reservations. We do have a call ahead policy to help...More

Reviewed 16 September 2019

Having gone to The Burger Local many times, It is consistently good and above average. The burgers are very good, with the French Dip likely being my favorite. The kids like their mac and cheese. Fries are good but not always as consistently fresh and...hot. The beer selection is relatively small but good choices. All in all its a good place in Geneva.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

We dined here with friends for lunch. The acoustics were not made for easy conversation, to be expected for this type of restaurant. The food was very good, my guy had the salmon salad which he enjoyed, loved the dressing. The rest of our party...had the burgers, also very good. Now onto the service. I ordered a burger which was supposed to be on a pretzel roll and my girlfriend ordered one on a brioche bun. They mixed those up so we sent them back. They brought the orders back out and I had my friend’s fries and she had none. Again we sent them back. The manager (I assumed he was the manager as he didn’t introduce himself) brings the platters out in a huff and we had to tell him twice what was going on before he understood the problem. So again the food goes back to kitchen. It’s unfortunate that all this happened because as I said the food was very good.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2019

We stopped in for lunch at midpoint of a long bike ride. Split the patty melt and onion rings. The food was outstanding. Perfectly cooked and served hot. Good service. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 22 August 2019

Small menu well executed. Burgers are cooked to order and 10 oz! Everything is fresh and service is very good. Craft beer decent wine and good cocktails. Highly recommend. It can be SUPER crowded check the website for their process just fyi.

Date of visit: August 2019
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The Burger Local is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4