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Jake's Wayback Burgers

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255 Upland Sq Dr, Pottstown, PA 19464-9427
+1 484-300-4246
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had 2 classics and 2 Wayback hot dogs plus fries and drinks. Their fries are delicious as were all the other foods we got.

Thank Tanya S
Owasso, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We loved this cute place like diners of the 50's! They have shakes, burgers, hot dogs and salads. Clean and quiet. I had chili cheese coney and a mint Oreo shake! Perfect!

Thank D W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The burgers are good but not the best. Better than other fast food places I won't mention but doesn't take much to find a better burger.

Thank Gregory P
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Not bad burgers. Nothing over the top. Defiantly much better then any fast food restaurant and milkshakes are good but they are expensive. I prefer Shake Shake but jakes is defiantly the best option in this area.

Thank Krissyalx
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We do like the food! The staff is super friendly and the service is prompt and courteous. for a family of 5 we can't eat here for less than about $75 when everyone gets what they want. So we don't go here often

Thank Mindy L
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

My daughter, her friend & I went to Jake's after shopping. We all had their large shakes & loved them. The staff was flexible & funny because I created my own flavored shake by combining 2 they have & it worked. The teens loved their shakes & we waddled out happily.

Thank Maria H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

By chance we were just driving around and the sign absolutely grabbed us...hey, cool name...let's go in and see what's "Wayback" about it! Well...after ordering and devouring an Octoberfest burger (fresh meat/ sauerkraut/muenster cheese/onions) and a super chocolate malt served in the ol' time tin mixing can. Yes, this is not fast food...just great food! Will certainly only go to... More 

Thank J S B
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Only ate there once and their burgers are awesome. Service was decent to from what I can remember. I'd love to go back .

Thank Justine F
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

I love Jake's. The burgers a delicious and the staff is always nice. You have to wait a bit because the burgers are made to order! Worth the wait!

Thank kimberly13066
Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Food is very good. Nice selection. Everything I had was delicious. Staff was pleasant and got my food in a timely manner. Definitely overpriced. If you want to try it for the food fine. If your just looking for a good burger hit some tavern on Burger Night.

Thank Larry H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Upland Sq Dr, Pottstown, PA 19464-9427
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pottstown
  • Phone Number: +1 484-300-4246
The BEST Burger under the bun! 100% Fresh never frozen!Jake's Wayback Burgers serves the best burgers under the bun, hand pattied from 100% fresh, never frozen ground beef and grilled to order. Jake's Wayback offers amazing shakes that are made from real milk and ice cream, served in a frosty metal shaker. Jake's Wayback has also added several new items to our menu, such as Grilled Chicken Caesar, Buffalo Blue Chicken sandwiches, Very Veggie Burgers, Turkey Club Burgers, and Irish Nachos, as well as the famous Burger and Shake of the Month.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?