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Old 08-30-2011, 07:28 PM
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I have read a lot of posts about the best burger place. I have gone to Cook Out on Walnut in Cary. Great ingredients, but they never, ever get the order right.
Sunday night, we had to wait 8 minutes for the folks in front of us to get their order straight. We had ordered two burgers, one regular and one large (1/3 pound). When we got home, there were two regulars. Yes, they were good burgers, but... It would be different if this were the first time, but, no, repeatedly, the management must be on vacation.

Can anyone suggest a burger place in Cary, with a drive-thru, that has good burgers and gets the order right.

Thanks for the inputs.
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Old 08-30-2011, 07:40 PM
Location: Sanford, NC
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Just the name Cookout has me wanting one of their shakes! Have you ever noticed there is not an exit at the Cary Cookout unless you go through the drive through which I rarely do.

Speaking of burgers I ate at some place called MoJoes or something like that for the first time the other evening. It was a very tasty burger!
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Old 08-30-2011, 07:47 PM
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Harrison's and Abbey Road both have great burgers. If you want some great but on the expensive side Tribeca Tavern rocks.

Oh didn't see the drive-thru caveat. Can't really think of anywhere that isn't McDonald's/Burger King/Wendy's/etc. Could always call in a to go order at a better place

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Old 08-30-2011, 09:05 PM
Location: Cary, NC
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My family loves cookout and they've never gotten our order wrong. My kids love he people who work there too, they're are always nice and funny! There are plenty of good burger places, but not really any with drive thrus besides cookout and fast food.
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Old 08-30-2011, 10:13 PM
Location: Cary, NC
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Abbey Road
Tribeca Tavern
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:08 AM
Location: Cary, NC
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I'll put another up for Tribeca... amazing food all around. Cookout has never gotten my order wrong either.

Woody's has some pretty good burgers too.
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:09 AM
Location: Cary, NC
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Many people rave about Char-Grill and Cookout, but I can't stand their burgers (now their shakes? different story!!). Five Guys might suit you, but I'm not a big fan of theirs, either.

The Loop makes a great burger, and while they don't have a drive-through, they WILL walk your order out to your car.
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Old 08-31-2011, 04:07 AM
Location: North Carolina
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Tribeca indeed!
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:16 AM
Location: Don't be so snarky
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Abbey road is good but othing special.
Tribeca is good but their schtick isn't so much a good burger as much as it's all thes wild combos and toppings. For example the other day I had a burger with a sausage patty, egg, ham, cheese, and bacon. Goodm but in terms of a good burger (which should not be judged by massive amounts of toppings and instead on meat quality, juiciness, flavor, etc) it's just ok.

Honestly I prefer five guys over any burger here. Great quality meat, the cheese oozes allllllll over. It's just a great straight up burger.
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:11 AM
Location: Cary NC
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Not many other choices for drive-thru other than the typical fast-food tinypatty burgers. Gypsy's close to that Cookout has pretty good hamburgers.
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