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K LaMay's Steamed Cheeseburgers

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690 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-6058
+1 203-237-8326
11:00 - 20:00
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Meriden, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rolls and cheese used are better than Ted's. Ted's changed something, the rolls for sure and it's not as good as it used to be. K. LaMay's is king of the steamed cheeseburger in town.

Thank Jim S
Meriden, Connecticut
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Best Steamed Cheeseburgers in Ct. never disappointed ! Anyone can make a steamed cheeseburger but it's the cheese they use that makes it the best around!

Thank mommp
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Very good,steamed burgers. Much better then Teds.Very convenient location,close to the interstate. Highly recommended

Thank rafalek
Meriden, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Having moved to Central Connecticut from Virginia, I'd never even contemplated steaming a cheeseburger. Apparently, the concept arose right here in my new hometown of Meriden. While Ted's is the original that has appeared on several national television shows, having dined at both, I'd give the edge to K LaMays. The owner started out working for Ted's before branching out... More 

Thank Brian K
Pennington, New Jersey
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411 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Cam here on a quest for a burger and ate at this small local restaurant in Meridan. I ordered the burger and a side of fries and a soda. Service was quick and the burger was decent for what it was.

Thank KidLove
Little Egg Harbor
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I was looking for steamed burgers and all the locals said to go here. I can't wait to take the family here.

Thank StNu
Berlin, CT
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Used to love steamed hamburgers from another renowned restaurant in Meriden but they changed their rolls from hard rolls to soft rolls. The integrity of the sandwich was ruined. Recently an old friend tipped us off to the fact that Lamays had the original recipe. We went yesterday and bingo it was like old times. This is by far the... More 

Thank Kathleen A
Saint Augustine, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I loved it. It's a Steamed Burger with cheese. It was great. If you are staying in the area I highly recommend it. If you have never had a steamed burger. You have to stop in.

Thank Thomas Q
Waterbury, Connecticut
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Meriden, CT. is known for it's steamed cheeseburgers. I've eaten at the other steamed burger place a couple times, but was never that impressed. For some of us, a steamed cheeseburger is an acquired taste and up until today I wasn't much of a fan. Today I went to K. Lamay's on East Main St. in Meriden, CT. A small... More 

Thank Townz
Meriden, Connecticut
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The staff is nice and the food is nicer,,very clean ,,,very good and everything is so fresh,,potatoes with melted cheese on top are very,,,,,,,,,,,, yummy

Thank gparadis2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 690 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-6058
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-237-8326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?