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“Worst burger we have had in a long time.”
Review of Slater's 50/50

Slater's 50/50
Ranked #15 of 711 Restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Slater’s 50/50® was founded in 2009 in Anaheim Hills, California by Scott Slater, a San Diego State graduate with a passion for gourmet comfort food and craft beer. Teaming up with Executive Chef Brad Lyons, they created the world’s first 50/50 burger – 50 percent ground bacon and 50 percent ground beef – taking the Southern California restaurant scene by storm. In 2011, the second Slater’s 50/50 opened in Huntington Beach followed quickly by the San Diego location. Since opening, Slater’s 50/50 has won a number of awards and accolades including “Best Burger” by The Orange County Register, OC Weekly and FOX 5 San Diego as well as Best New Restaurant by San Diego Magazine. Slater’s 50/50 has also been featured on national television shows including the Travel Channel’s Bacon Paradise and Discovery Channel’s United States of Bacon.
Seattle, Washington, United States
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Worst burger we have had in a long time.”
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I met friends here for lunch. Both my wife ordered the same BBB Burger off the menu cooked medium. Though the meat was pink, it was bone dry. It was very clear the patty was precooked and reheated for serving. Tasted awful, since we were with freiends we did not want to make a scene. Would never go back, what a dissapointment after Tripadviser gave it a good review. This place maybe crowded, that does not mean good food.

  • Visited July 2014
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Virginia Beach
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“If Jr likes it we like it”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

50-50 refers to the fact that the burgers are or can be made with 50% beef and 50% pork or bacon. Wither way that was not the best choice. My 14 year old son got the classic 100% beef hamburger with cheese and it claims it is the best burger he has ever eaten. The really cool thing is you can have your burger made with so many different combinations it is virtually impossible to say them all. The wife really loved the pumpkin dipping sauce for the sweet potato fries. The portions were generous and fairly priced. It is worth the trip into town.

Visited July 2014
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Pasadena,California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The best wings”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This is an amazing burguer place to go with family and friends ,they have this delicious Thai sriracha wings and I have to say the best wings I ever had .I also try the house salad and I really love the raspberry vinaigrette.We try the Jack Daniels cocktail my friends and I love it,is definitely a good place to eat and fun .

  • Visited June 2014
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Seattle, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
285 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“The 50/50 is a game changer”
Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Why don't all burgers taste this way?? The idea is genius: bacon built inside your patty? Delicious. Bacon everything. If you love bacon I can't imagine you finding something more accommodating then here. And also, customizing your burger is wonderful, so so many choices, and the crown jewel: over 100 beers on tap?! This place is incredible! Also a great dessert menu. Definitely check this out of you want a good priced and excellent meal in Pasadena!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best. Burger. Ever!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

These burgers made with 50% beef 50% bacon are the best I've ever eaten! So many bacon choices - even a bacon bloody mary. Don't miss eating at a Slaters if you're ever near one!

Visited March 2014
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