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Jake's Wayback Hamburgers

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160 S Sterling St, Ste 110, Morganton, NC 28655-3485
+1 828-438-6936
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Morganton, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion the best burgers in Morganton. Love the fries and milk shakes too. I visit here every week.

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Thank crewstony
Valdese
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

jakes is an informal super nice place to eat. awesome burgers, delicious onion rings and chicken breast burgers. very gopd prices and excellent service.

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Thank Elisa V
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great burgers, good customer service. Try the onion rings and a shake too! My friend & I went at the busiest time, an entire baseball team and their parents had just walked in ahead of us. We decided to wait it out and I'm glad we did!!! It was our first trip to Jake's Wayback Hamburgers but it will not... More 

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Thank sherrync
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is a good burger place located in town near the movie theater. They're pretty cheap also. But it's nothing out of the ordinary.

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Thank Victoria S
Morganton, North Carolina
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Watch your burger being grilled to perfection. Many value meal options including turkey burgers. Upgrade crispy crinkle fries to onion rings for additional $2.49. Self service drinks. Milkshakes. Casual dining atmosphere on busy downtown corner of Morganton. Great family outing.

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Thank CindyCookRN
Morganton, North Carolina
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Best burger in Morganton! I love their fresh burgers/ grilled to order. Many optional toppings. You can get a combo but they do up charge quiet a bit to change the FFs to onion rings, but I don't mind because they are so yummy! Also have home-fried potatoes chips with a ranch dip that's very tasty! The inside does seem... More 

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Rutherfordton
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I chose Jake's for dinner because we had eaten at the same chain in Clemson, and loved it. Apparently even though it's a chain in the name, the rest is left up to the individual proprietor. The burgers were good as were the homemade chips. However the fries were soggy (think Wendy's fries, but soggy) whereas the ones in Clemson... More 

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Thank ARBmom
Morganton, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The people are friendly, the service is fast the food is good and the prices are reasonable. This is a great place to have casual dining

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Thank Jevon M
Morganton
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Average for the price, advertised price for a single burger is cheap but the size is truly too small for the quality. Price increase for a decent burger is too high. Milkshakes are good but again too high for the price.

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Morganton, North Carolina
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I always order their fresf cooked chips when I visit Jakes. They have vinegar for them and it reminds me of years ago at the fair or races. Their burger are grilled to order and toppings are fresh. Only issue is parking which can be a little tricky at times

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 S Sterling St, Ste 110, Morganton, NC 28655-3485
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-438-6936

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