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Pete’s Place Family Restaurant (closed): 4/5
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Chili Burger: 3.6$11.95 (platter)Bacon Cheeseburger: 3.5$10.95 (platter)Fatboy: 4.5$10.95 (platter)Cheese Burger: 4.2$9.95 (platter) When we arrived at Pete’s Place owner Samantha had us setup at one long table in the middle of the restaurant. There was a photo of the five patty Fatboy and she challenged me to finish one – but I’d need a lot more […]

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Rumor’s Comedy Club: 3.3/5
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Cheese Burger: 3.3  $12 (platter with fries) Wednesday special: burger platter + show: $12 Rumor’s Comedy Club’s Early Burg Special includes a burger + show for $12. It’s a great deal. Ron Josol provided the laughs, and man, the guy’s funny! The entire Tuxedo Park mall is under destruction, but if you persevere, you’ll find […]

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Win a Free Double Pass to Bad Santa 2
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Do you like burgers and Billy Bob Thornton? Send us the name of a great Winnipeg burger restaurant to enter to win one of ten double passes to the advance screening of Bad Santa 2. The catch is, it has to be a restaurant we haven’t reviewed yet. To enter, go to Burger Club – […]

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Windmill Lunch: 3.2/5
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Cheese Burger: 3.1$4.50Bacon Cheese Burger: 3.0$5.50Deluxe Hamburger: 3.8$8.00 (platter) The entrance to Windmill Lunch at 518 Selkirk Ave is a time portal to the 60’s when Greek restaurateurs put Winnipeg on the map. Gus Damianakos bought the diner in 1969 and ran it for 46 years until his passing in July, 2016. Gus “would never allow someone […]

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Stella’s on Sherbrook: 4/5
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Burger Club – Winnipeg has reached an amazing 500,000 views. Thank you burger fans! Choego Burger: 3.9– LeBurgerWeek Special$11.95 (platter)B & E Burger: 4.6– Regular Menu$14.35 (platter) The newly renovated Stella’s at 116 Sherbrook is bright and roomy. There’s an open kitchen and interesting artworks. A plethora of personnel took turns greeting our group with […]

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Tot Wheels:4.1/5
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Double Bacon BurgerScore: 4.1 $9 (tax inc), $13 Including Tots You’ve probably heard about the habit forming Tots, but did you know Tot Wheels also makes a great burger? Owner and chef Scott Moffat tweeted the Double Bacon Burger special and I double timed it to 275 Broadway to be first in line at the […]

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Pete’s Place Family Restaurant: 4/5
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Chili Burger: 3.6$11.95 (platter)Bacon Cheeseburger: 3.5$10.95 (platter)Fatboy: 4.5$10.95 (platter)Cheese Burger: 4.2$9.95 (platter) When we arrived at Pete’s Place owner Samantha had us setup at one long table in the middle of the restaurant. There was a photo of the five patty Fatboy and she challenged me to finish one – but I’d need a lot more […]

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Denise’s Blue Moon: 4.1/5
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Blue Moon BurgerScore: 4.0 Country BurgerScore: 4.4 $8 (tax inc)$12 Combo (fries and drink) French cuisine has rolled onto Broadway in the form of Denise’s Blue Moon. Denise (née Lebleu) grinds the grass fed beef in her dad’s butcher shop, stuffs it in a sausage casing, and hangs the beef for ten hours in a smoker. […]

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Extreme Fries: 3.6/5
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Bacon CheeseburgerScore: 3.6, $6 (tax inc.) There’s a new food truck in town called Extreme Fries any they make a good burger! Well, the truck’s not new but the wrap is and you can’t miss it – owner Bobbie Mack calls it the “hot pink bomb.” Bobbie found the truck for sale in October and jokingly […]

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The Planit: 4.1/5
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The Ultimate BurgerScore: 4.1Platter: $14.50 Mushroom Swiss BurgerScore: 4.1Platter: $15.00 Ashley Meilleur opened The Planit at 285 Portage Ave in August 2015 upsizing from her 12 seat Vinyl Diner in the Garrick Hotel. It’s a great location in the heart of downtown Winnipeg’s burgeoning Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District (S.H.E.D.) The buildup of condominium high rises […]

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The Diner’s Grill: 4.3/5
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Diner’s BurgerScore: 4.1$9. Special: $13 inc. fries and a beer BBQ Bacon CheeseburgerScore: 4.4$7. Lunch special: $10 inc. fries and a canned drink Reuben BurgerScore: 4.4$13 What better setting to celebrate Burger Club’s 100th review and 5th anniversary than a family owned diner with no less than 10 beef burgers on the menu. The Diner’s Grill, in […]

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Brogue Gastropub: 4.2/5
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Steakhouse Burger: 4.4Hamborgari Cheese Crisp: 4.1Aussi Burger: 4.3Not So Caesar: 4.433: 4.1 Platter: $12 single, $16 double Come for the burgers and stay for the beer at Brogue Gastropub. The Round Table Steakhouse at 800 Pembina Hwy has a history as Winnipeg’s prime rib destination, and since taking up the reins from his father in 2010, […]

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Oscar’s Deli: 4.4/5
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#dirtyburgerScore: 4.4Platter: $14 CheeseburgerScore: 4.3$6.25 Oscar’s Deli is not just about Rubins and Clubhouses – they also make a 5 star burger! Top 10 on Burger Club’s list. The north end delicatessen opened in 1929 and moved to 175 Hargrave Street in 1982 where they still pack in the lunch crowd every day. Oscar, aka owner Larry […]

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Mon Ami Louis: 4.2/5
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The Louis BurgerScore: 4.2$12 (sides a-la-carte) It didn’t take long for WOW Hospitality to get Mon Ami Louis up and running after the unique Esplanade Riel bridge location became available in the spring of 2015. The view from the cantilevered plaza halfway between St Boniface and The Forks is quite stunning. Boats navigate the Red […]

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Marion Street Eatery: 4.3/5
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Certified Angus Beef BurgerScore: 4.3Platter: $12.75 The Marion Street Eatery caught Burger Club’s attention with their “Tickle My Pickle” entry for #LeBurgerWeek 2014. The big, beautiful patio at 393 Marion St was calling and the sun beamed down for our visit in June. They don’t take reservations, but we got there early for lunch and […]

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Velvet Glove #BackdoorBurger: 4.4/5
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CapreseScore: 4.4Platter: $13 (Fries, drink and tax included) Burger Club took to the streets to enjoy a fantastic Backdoor Burger from the Velvet Glove kitchen at the Fairmont Hotel. The box lunches were served from a side door, opening onto the courtyard adjacent to the Richardson Building. A different burger happens every Thursday between 11:30 […]

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Dwarf No Cachette: 3.9/5
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Kawaii Moe MoeSpecial Beef BurgerScore: 3.9Platter: $15.95 There’s a new restaurant in town with Dwarf No Cachette opening in the heart of St Boniface at 157 Provencher Blvd in the former Step’n Out location. At The Dwarf Hideout you can enjoy Japanese street food with a heaping side of Kawaii. I was intrigued by the […]

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Rumblin’ Red Diner: 3.7/5
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Bacon Cheese Burger  Score: 3.6, $5.89Deluxe Cheese Burger  Score: 4.3, $5.95Cowboy Burger  Score: 3.7, $5.99The Boss Burger  Score: 3.9, $6.99Hawaiian Burger  Score: 3.3, $6.85Train Wreck Burger  Score: 3.6, $7.65 Rumblin’ Red Diner has been operating in the old Daly Burger location at 1151 Pembina Hwy for just over a year. They offer a great selection of […]

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Brown’s Socialhouse: 4/5
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Pub BurgerScore: 4.1, Platter: $16.75 Hollywood BurgerScore: 3.3, Platter: $13.95 Hickory BurgerScore: 4.4, Platter: $14.95 Brie, Bacon and MushroomScore: 3.5, Platter: $15.95 Brown’s Socialhouse is welcoming and comfortable like a 60s Transcona rec room – only brighter – with design elements for everyone. Glazed brown brick and a high ceiling set the tone with two windowed walls framed by pink sheer drapes […]

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Era Bistro: 4/5
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Big ‘ol BurgerScore: 3.9Platter: $14 Greek Burger (feature)Score: 4.1Platter: $14 Era Bistro opened four months ago in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) at 85 Israel Asper Way at The Forks. It’s a beautiful space designed by the Number Ten Architectural Group that also envisioned the Metropolitan Restaurant. “Gorgeous décor with a lovely bistro aesthetic […]

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Art and Soul 2015: Absinthe and Salvador Dali
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The green fairy .­ La fee verte. The Green goddess. Gin’s naughty cousin. It’s Absinthe. And this year this on-trend spirit is the star of Art and Soul, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s annual fundraiser. The gala party, called Lucid Dreams, runs Saturday January 31 at the downtown gallery. Tickets cost $55 each and have been selling like […]

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The Pint: 3.9/5
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Great CanadianScore: 4.0Platter: $15 Mushroom CheddarScore: 4.0Platter: $15 InfernoScore: 3.6Platter: $15 Fiery Blue CheeseScore: 3.1Platter: $15 The Pint caught my attention with five tantalizing burgers and “Table Kegs” clinched the deal. As luck would have it, our Wednesday Burger Club supper coincided with The Pint’s $29 Table Keg special. 274 Garry Street was most recently occupied by Aqua […]

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Confusion Corner Bar and Grill: 3.9/5
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Beefy BurgerScore: 3.7Platter: $14 Bacon Blue BurgerScore: 4.2Platter: $16 It was the heart of Christmas lunch season when I called the Confusion Corner Bar and Grill they quickly and cheerfully booked us in. We arrived just ahead of the rush to a roomy parking lot, and through the doors, one long table for 12 setup and […]

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Jekyll and Hyde’s Freehouse: 4.4/5
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Classic Jekyll BurgerScore: 4.4Platter: $11.99 Bacon and Blue BurgerScore: 4.5Platter: $14 Holy Jalapeno PopperScore: 4.3Platter: $14 Jekyll and Hyde’s, the latest in the lineage of restaurants at the corner of 437 Stradbrook and Osborne features a winning combination of food and fun. Brian Allison created Cheer to celebrate the return of the Jets, but found the hockey […]

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Mark’s the Spot: 4.3/5
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Hamburger  Score: 4.0, $4.95Cheeseburger  Score: 4.1, $5.95Deluxe Burger  Score: 4.3, $6.95Bacon Cheese Burger  Score: 4.5, $7.95Mark’s Special Burger  Score: 4.6, $7.95Double Dare Burger  Score: 4.1, $9.95 Mark’s the Spot is a cheery mom and pop diner where you can enjoy a delicious homemade cheeseburger for under $6. A 5-Star burger according to Burger Club! It’s a […]

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The Cornerstone: 4.2/5
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The CornerstoneScore: 4.1Platter: $13 Papa GorgeousScore: 4.9Platter: $12.5 You can expect great food and the best service at The Cornerstone. The sister to The Grove opened in the Papa George’s location at 93 Osborne Street in February and it’s a perfect fit with the Village vibe. As a nod to the iconic former occupant, the first […]

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Maw’s Eatery: 4/5
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CheeseburgerScore: 3.9Platter: $12 Charlie SheenScore: 4.0Platter: $16 Burger Club spans a wide demographic with some of us remembering Maw’s as the Old, Old Spaghetti Factory and some more recently as Sound Republic. The bartender, Cody, said her dad used to win the limbo competition every week when it was Brandy’s. The restaurant at 111 Princess is […]

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529 Wellington: 4.6/5
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529 with Bacon and CheddarScore: 4.7$15 529 Prime BurgerScore: 4.4$11 Portobello Burger with BrieScore: 4.4$16 529 Wellington is deserving of its reputation for fine dining – and now a top burger destination as well! 529 had fun designing special burgers for “Burger Week” September 1-7 and decided to keep them on the menu until Thanksgiving. I had come […]

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Cibo Waterfront Cafe: 4.4/5
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Rob FordScore: 4.5Platter: $14 The BurgerScore: 4.1Platter: $14 The Cibo Waterfront Café did it all right. They dished out top notch burgers and service in a wonderful setting to 21 hungry Burger Clubbers for Burger Week. Cibo is located in the old James Street pumping station at 339 Waterfront Dr hidden behind the colourful Mere hotel […]

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Burgers R Us: 3.7/5
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All burgers come with onion rings for $10 including  (tax inc.) Mushroom Swiss Burger  Score: 3.6Pizza Burger  Score: 3.1Pulled Pork Burger  Score: 3.0Avocado Burger  Score: 3.8Chili Cheese Burger  Score: 4.4Bacon Cheese Burger  Score: 4.2Bacon Ranch Burger  Score: 3.6 Burgers R Us forges gourmet burgers on Broadway. The flaming red truck offers an impressive nine beefy works of […]

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Mikky’s: 3.3/5
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Deluxe BurgerScore: 3.4, $4.50 (tax inc.) Deluxe Cheese BurgerScore: 3.2, $5.00 (tax inc.) The white and red Mikky’s truck is a veritable institution on Broadway. Twenty-two years ago it belonged to Mikky, somewhere along the way it became Daryl’s, and for the last fifteen years it’s been owned by Don. Originally operating a hot dog […]

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Whistle Pig Drive-Inn: 3/5
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Whistle BurgerScore: 3.0, $6.60 Banquet BurgerScore: 3.0, $5.80 FatboyScore: 2.6, $5.30 Bacon BurgerScore: 3.0, $6.30 This week our mission of burgering under the sun led us to the Whistle Pig Drive-Inn (WPD) at 102 Victoria Ave E. Unicity tried and failed to assimilate Downtown Transcona, and as we passed under the arch, we knew we […]

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Bar Italia: 3.7/5
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Bar I Double and Deluxe Fries with Bacon & Cheddar Topping Bar I BurgerScore: 3.7, $5.58 Bar I with BaconScore: 3.7 Bacon Mushroom BurgerScore: 3.6, $6.47 This week our mission of burgering in the sun led us to Bar Italia at 737 Corydon Ave. It’s a vibrant location with two patios. The larger faces the side street; […]

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Sandy’s Snack Shack (Geppetto’s) – Richer, MB
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Hamburger – $5.50 Cheeseburger – $6.00 Adirondack Burger – $9.75 If you travel from Winnipeg to cottage country in The Whiteshell and Kenora, you probably know all about the kitschy wooden signs and fun lawn art creations at Geppetto’s along the Trans-Canada highway. What you may not know is that Geppetto’s wife Sandy also cooks […]

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Peasant Cookery: 4.1/5
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Peasant BurgerScore: 4.1, $9.00 Peasant with CheeseScore: 4.0, $10.50 Peasant with Bacon and CheeseScore: 3.6, $12.00 Feature BurgerScore: 4.3, $10.50 A couple of Burger Club forward scouts first tasted the beef at Peasant Cookery during “Burger Week” in 2013. The challenger for Winnipeg’s Best Burger took the form of the Peasant Burger topped with fried green tomatoes, aged cheddar, and sauce gribiche. It […]

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Muddy Waters: 3.8/5
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The HoleyScore: 3.7, Platter: $10.99 The MuddyScore: 3.5, Platter: $17.99 The DylanScore: 4.0, Platter: $11.99 The ChiliScore: 4.3, Platter: $12.99 Muddy Waters has a patio at The Forks which is basically a license to print money in summer months. We finally got some hot weather and when I made our reservation a week ago, I […]

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Little Bones Wings: 3.5/5
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Bacon Double CheeseBurger Score: 3.3Platter: $13.00 Build-a-BurgerScore: 3.6$11.00 Little Bones Wings, born as a Winnipeg food truck, opened a restaurant in the basement of the Royal George Hotel at 123 Regent Ave in February. In addition to their renowned wing selection, Little Bones has a DoubleBaconDoubleCheeseBurger and a build-a-burger on their menu.  The build-a-burger options are tantalizing! […]

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Market Burger: 4/5
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Mac n’ CheeseScore: 4.9$10.00 Build-a-BurgerScore: 3.8$9.50 – $12.00 Burger Club was waiting for the long cold winter to be over so we could enjoy a burger under the sun on the Market Burger rooftop patio at 645 Corydon Ave. Today was finally the day and it was cooking under the clear blue sky. We needed the overhead […]

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