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Burger Lounge

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The Lounge Burger
100% fresh, single source American grass-fed beef served “lounge style:”lounge bun | organic cheese – white cheddar or American | fresh or grilled onion | crisp lettuce | fresh tomato | house-made 1000 island
“the Classic”
100% fresh, single source American grass-fed beef lounge bun | organic American cheese | organic ketchup | mustard | pickles | chopped onion
Free Range Turkey Burger
Lots of fresh basil served “lounge style”
Organic Quinoa Veggie Burger
Organic quinoa, brown rice, zucchini, garbanzo, carrot, corn, chipotle served “lounge style”
Burger Lounge is centered on creating a burger you can feel better about eating. It begins with 100% fresh single source American grass fed beef. We believe that a hamburger should not only taste great, it should also utilize healthy ingredients produced in a sustainable environment. Burger Lounge offers a simple menu utilizing the mindful procurement of ingredients that appeal to health conscious diners, vegetarians, salad lovers and those simply “hankering for a great hamburger.” We take the time to know our growers and producers. These partners share our values of authenticity and simplicity. They care deeply about the quality of their products and environmental stewardship. It means better and more nutritious food for our guests. Our burgers, from The Lounge Burger made with fresh 100% grass-fed beef; to the Free-Range Turkey Burger made with Shelton Farms turkey; to the Organic Quinoa Veggie Burger created from organic quinoa, brown rice, zucchini, garbanzo, carrot, corn, and chipotle; are offered with organic American cheese or organic aged white cheddar, fresh or grilled onion, crisp lettuce, fresh tomato and house-made 1000 Island dressing. Finally, our Lounge Bun, made with a blend of organic wheat and white flour with a hint of molasses delivers the perfect combination of flavor, texture and temperature. You can also enjoy fine dining quality, truly healthy salads. Not your normal “burger joint salads,” these formidable and nutritionally robust salads include baby romaine, kale, spinach, arugula, organic quinoa, grilled corn, zucchini, red onion, jicama, tomato and a choice of house-made dressings. Fresh-cut French fries, house-made onion rings, scratch-made dipping sauces and simple desserts round out a perfect menu for any appetite.Since we opened the first Burger Lounge in 2007, we believe that it is about “doing a common thing uncommonly well.” As a small but fast growing restaurant organization, we represent a new take on an industry that has long suffered from gimmickry, poor quality, over processed food products and inadequate guest service. We embrace these genuine ideals and mindful environmental practices throughout our organization.Burger Lounge continues to satisfy Southern California diners’ and their insatiable appetite for affordable hand-crafted food and superior guest service.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Fast food
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great burger. Could really taste the depth of flavour in the beef patty. Great combo of flavours in the bun. But the onion rings were amazing! Crunchy and sweet chunky onion inside. Free refills of rootbear!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tanagogo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate dinner at the Burger Lounge 4 times while visiting San Diego. I always eat at this local fast food chain when in town, because the burgers are made of grass fed beef, which is a healthier meat. I ordered the classic burger 3...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank William S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to visit Burger Lounge based on a suggestion from a friend. The burger selections were super along with several craft beers. i had a beer, root beer float and an amazing burger. The weather was great so sitting outside was an added pleasure.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KrashN2Me
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a chain, but a small local chain. Burgers are well worth the money IMHO, and service is always friendly. But parking is hard to come by in Little Italy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joel B
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I was unlucky to finally get hungry a bit late in the evening while staying at an AirB&B in the Little Italy area of San Diego. The reason I was unlucky was: 1. it was a Friday night; 2. there was a huge, well patronized,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Greg K
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Food is great, friendly staff and good service. Pleasant place for a quick lunch while strolling downtown.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Aline P
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome and tasty burgers; very good meat and fresh veggies. The hibiscus lemonade is very refreshing and totally recommend... Friendly and attentive service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tatislr
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were walking around little Italy looking for somewhere to eat with a very fussy 9 year old. We stopped here and the food was good, plenty of it and staff very friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend and would return outselves

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Braddersa
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. We split a burger and a Cesar salad with crispy chicken. The salad was good, it tasted really fresh. The burger was AMAZING! The bun was soft but crispy, it was delicious. I would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Famlee05
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I was pretty impressed with the overall meal and quality of the food, but I do wish my burger was a little bigger.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank t0nyvee
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