29/21 Thonglor Soi 13, Tel. 02 712 7696, Website: FB
For my latest burger adventure, I wandered back into the Thonglor area. This restaurant is located on the 1st floor of some condo/apartment building down some sub-soi of Thonglor 13. If you follow the map, it’s quite easy to find and they have some free parking available. When I visited, it wasn’t busy at all. Seemed liked there was a table with the owner perhaps (??) and some of their friends … as well as 1 or 2 other walk-ins.
The space was realtively small, but clean … it wasn’t packed, so dining was quite comfortable. Staff were friendly and attentive. They had a few burgers on the menu (Breakfast Burger, Wagyu Burger and Classic Cheeseburger) … I went with the 3rd option.
The Classic Cheeseburger – THB 390.- (Apx. US $13.00)
“150g Aus. Angus, tomato, lettuce,
Jelapeno?, mushrooms, grilled onions and American cheese served on a sesame seed bun”
I’m just going to jump right into the beef of things. First impression, the beef was good the bun was not. At 150g, I felt that the burger was a decent size for this meal. The patty was lightly seasoned, so no issue here. I appreciate the fact that I could taste the beef and it wasn’t overpowered by spices; it seemed to be of good quality. Toppings were ok; in particular, I liked the combo of grilled onions and melted American cheese … somehow this combination reminded me of something I’d find on a truck stop burger somewhere in middle America. Now about the bun, it was just your standard, store-bought variety. I don’t really have any issue with that at the core; in fact, I tend to like burgers that skew more towards the side of simplicity rather than opulence. That said, the bun on the burger had one major flaw … it was soggy … at first bite. Gross. The soggy factor couldn’t even be attributed to burger juice; I suspect it was from wet lettuce. This was a small issue, but with major consequences. The fact that the bun wasn’t toasted or slathered in sauce probably also added to its soggability (yeah, I think I invented that word, but I mean its ability to get soggy). So, this burger had high soggability. Not a good thing.
I should point out that on menu grilled onions and mushrooms were not listed as toppings; so if you don’t like either of these things, now you know. Also, it says it should have Jelapeno?? I’m not really sure what that is. Jalapenos, perhaps?! But there were none of these either. The burger was served with a small order of “Cajun” fries … they were fine. Overall, I would rate this as an ok experience. Would I go back, probably not for a burger. They had chicken and waffles on the menu, and although I’ve never had this, I’ve been craving it lately … that and a lobster roll. I saw one on tv a few months ago and can’t stop thinking about it.
As always, burger on! If anyone comes across a great burger or what they think is the best burger in Bangkok, please let us all know. Share the name or photo of it on the BBB FB page!