visited Friday Aug 2, 2013
If you haven't gotten on the hormone-free, antibiotic free, grass-fed, local eating bandwagon by now, then you're still living in the 90's! You need to get on this bandwagon mainly for your own health but also for supporting our local farmers and economy. Come to Randy's Hamburgers as your first place to start this good habit and you won't be disappointed. Randy's Hamburgers serves all grass fed beef, that are free of antibiotics and hormones and they come from a local farm only 30 min away. I have a family connection to this beef actually. A cousin of mine married into a farming family and this beef comes from her father-in-laws farm. If any of you don't know the difference between grass fed and grain fed cows....well just google it hahaha...but basically a grass fed cow is how nature intended them to be nourished, plus the grazing and exercise they do all day helps to produce a much tastier product.
|4oz grass-fed burger|
The hamburgers are as simple and classic as they come but delicious and tasty. They make ALL their own condiments from scratch which is also rare these days. Homemade ketchup is way better than that bottled crap. Tomatoes, lettuce, onion, sweet pickles, relish, mayo, mustard and ketchup are you're topping options. The burger patty to bun to topping ratio was perfect. The egg bun was soft and fresh and of course the grass fed beef patty was beefy tasting. The meat was moist and not overly seasoned which let its natural flavours shine.
The patty's come in 2.5oz (think Mcdonalds hamburger size), 4oz (this is a 1/4 pounder) and 6oz (big hungry guy portion) sizes. Don't even think about chicken burgers or hot dogs or veggie burgers here...they don't have em and they probably never will!
The buttermilk battered onion rings were crisp and not too greasy, although a few were on the verge of being burnt. Probably an extra 5 seconds too long in the fryer, but they were good nonetheless. Oh and they fry all their rings and fries in beef fat, which equals more flavour and they are supporting a real nose to tail no waste concept by doing this.
Food 4.5*, Value 4.5*, Service 4.5*, Décor/Ambiance 3.5*
Overall 4.25* Don't be bringing a romantic date here by any means, but definitely set some time aside to check out this little joint and their small classic menu. If burgers n fries are what you're craving you might as well get the healthiest option out there and Randy's has it! In comparison to most franchise burger chains, you are definitely gonna fork over more money. But if quality is what you're after then this is worth it.