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American Way

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38 The Broadway, Sutton SM3 8BD, England
+44 20 8642 1552
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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For anyone who lives in the area, this is a legendary local landmark which has been in Cheam village for generations. For anyone seeking out a pretty authentic American diner experience, this is a great little find. Burgers, milkshakes and everything you would expect in a diner, and although seating is limited, you don't get the impression that you are... More 

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Thank Mark_Reynolds1974
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best burgers in the area by miles. Lots of food per portion and price is good too. They also make proper American style milkshakes using real ice cream and not powder substitute. Worth going.

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Thank John S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

In my opinion this is a cafe, burgers were basic bought in crap, basic frozen chips, no ribs/mac'n'cheese/hotdogs....basically everything id ask for in an american restaurant kids were not impressed either, milkshakes were just syrup and milk, prices were reasonable, but thats about the only positive, sorry.

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Thank Si B
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I used to go here as a child many years ago, recently visited for a tasty lunch to try it out again and I was not disappointed. Wide variety of delicious burger choices amongst other options. Friendly staff, great milkshakes, decent portion sizes and plenty of choice, all at reasonable prices. Its a small restaurant so if you have a... More 

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Thank hezel13
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Your kids will love it, particularly the triple thick milkshakes. Burgers good ( go for the half pound), all are available in veggie options too. Chips a little disappointing, probably be better doing fries, but all in all its perfectly serviceable. If your kids are under 10, take them!

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Thank newmodelarmy2015
Banstead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you want a reasonably priced burger and chips, cooked well, in a friendly diner then this is the place for you. Very little frills just good food serviced quickly.

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Thank charliey52016
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Tastiest burgers around. Lovely food and milkshakes. It is reasonably priced and the staff are friendly, always polite and helpful.

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Thank Puntapr
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend introduced me to this place as he used to live in cheam, and always loved going here, and it is truly is amazing! We have been so many times since, brought friends who now also love it, and get takeaways from there. The food is always spot on, the milkshakes are fantastic ( I can't get a burger... More 

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Thank jcottonl02
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

An ok meal if you are hungry and looking for a quick stop. Nothing special. Reasonable service. Burgers were a bit of a disappointment. I would think they are probably not cooking good burgers, rather the type from the local cash and carry. In general ok for a quick meal don't think you are going to a burger bar because... More 

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Thank J B
London
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I've had a burger here a couple of times now. Burgers are ok, half pounder is meaty, good texture, but think they could do with more seasoning but they're probably wholesale anyway. Rolls are cheap and not big enough for a half pounder. Found the chips disappointing - rather limp and tasteless. Prefer fries with a burger anyway. Shakes however... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 The Broadway, Sutton SM3 8BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Sutton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8642 1552

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