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“Best hamburgers in the state, at least.”
Review of J's Carryout

J's Carryout
Ranked #5 of 85 Restaurants in Emporia
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

I've even worked here, and can vouch for the quality meat and ingredients used here. Jay will remember your name, once he's met you. The burgers are cooked up to order, expect to take 6 minutes for them to cook. Super thick onion rings. The grilled onions are tops on the burgers. When you're done eating (or are waiting at the window) they offer you free ice cream cones. We love Jay's.

Thank Marty W
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

It took me a long time before I finally ate there, but once I did: wow! The burgers are the best in Emporia, if not the county. The burgers have a flavor like none other. The fries and such are good. The owners are very friendly folks, and the staff works hard. Seating is at a premium: the place is very small. However, if you want a great hometown joint (why Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives hasnt been here is beyond me) stop by.

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Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

J's hamburgers rival any of the so called "best hamburgers" in the nation. They also make some of the best onion rings and crispy fries, not to mention the free ice cream cone!

Thank kstravelress
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Great burgers, great staff, unique location Jay is the best owner anywhere and prides himself on service!

Thank crbarbe
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

I visit Emporia once a year. I am a vegetarian but fall off the wagon when it comes to J's. They have delicious hamburgers and I don't hold back, I order the double size. Their curly fries are also excellent. They also offer a free ice cream cone for dessert which ends the visit to J's nicely. The dining area is small, but it's conducive for striking up a conversation with some of the locals. After eating at J's none of the other hamburger joints compare.

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Thank Gary G
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