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Jakes Way Back Burger

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320 E Elm St, Torrington, CT 06790-5021
+1 860-361-6624
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Litchfield, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything is so fresh, made to order. This takes time but it's worth it. Convienently, you can call in your order to save a bunch of time.

Thank AdamsD312
Winsted, Connecticut
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

3 of us ate here, everything was soooo greasy. and so expensive for common burgers and fries. ice cream shakes were watery and over priced.

Thank mbhoakct76
Harwinton, Connecticut
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I like Jakes because you can customize your burger with a wider variety of toppings than is available at most fast food burger joints. Also their fries are above average. A better more interesting alternative to the big chains.

1 Thank 4Steve2014
Wendell, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Just burgers, but the best burgers! Made on the spot, juicy, quality beef. Hot dogs, fries, and shakes, too, but the burgers are the star. Went there once during a townwide power outage--they were still there, with a generator, making those wonderful burgers.

1 Thank johannbb
Plainville, Connecticut
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121 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

They have a great selection of odd burger combinations if you like that kind of thing (think marinara sauce etc). always have a new burger of the month. you can also do the triple triple challange if you can eat 9 burger patties! anyways, food is good. burgers and fries are not greasy like 5 guys.. you can actually finish... More 

1 Thank tb8986
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Burgers are awash in grease - I mean, run down your forearms greasy - and I generally feel a bit bilious after "dining" at Jake's. My son and I occasionally go in - hoping it will improve. It hasn't. Rather take another 20 minutes and drive to 5 Guys in Canton/Avon. My question is, "Wayback where?"

Thank Dwight H
Winsted, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2014

I finally checked out this burger joint, and was very disappointed. The burger was greasy, and the guy who made it poured tons of some kind of horrid BQ sauce on it. I had a small kiddie burger, and it cost over five bucks! A side of onion rings would have been more, but they forgot my order. They ended... More 

Thank dgraz007
Croton on Hudson, New York
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

The food tasted ok, but was very greasy. Staff is not properly trained on cleaning and sanitary procedures and for this reason, I refuse to go in there again. One man was cleaning a number or tables with the same damp rag, never once cleaning it out, using cleaner/disinfectant, etc. The same habits appeared behind the counter. Floor had a... More 

Thank NyTravelinMan14
Thomaston, Connecticut
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124 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Here is a burger place off the sin drag in Torrington with very high prices for burgers and such!, Just check the menu before you bring the family because a night out with a couple kids will cost you a lot more than you would think by looking at the outside of this place or walking in.....Bring your bigger wallet!!

Thank RedSoxRule27
Thomaston, Connecticut
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2013

I had been hearing many stories about how good these burgers were and was very happy when I drove by this place by mistake last week. The staff was very friendly, food takes a couple minutes to come out but that's because it's made fresh to order. Very tasty burgers! They even have a selection of 4 beers on tap... More 

1 Thank Mike M

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 E Elm St, Torrington, CT 06790-5021
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Torrington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-361-6624

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?