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Grandpa's Burger Haven

Grandpa's Burger Haven is a hole-in-the-wall in the truest sense, a spot where you shout your order through an actual hole in the wall. Originally, this was all there was to Grandpa's -- just a little white-and-chrome box with a kitchen inside and a window facing the street. Today there's a kind of enclosed solarium where customers can stand out of the wind and rain while they wait -- but there are still no tables, no waiters or waitresses, no plates, and orders are written on the white bags that eventually hold your old-school, and very good, burgers. There was a time when all hamburger stands were like this; now, almost no hamburger stands are. That's why Grandpa's is such a treasure.
Hunter Stevens
Details
  • Price: $
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Alcohol: No alcohol
  • Reservations: Not accepted
  • Parking: Lot available
  • Takeout: