Paradise Valley Burger Company: Big unique burgers

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When it comes to burgers, this Phoenix institution knows no bounds. Paradise Valley Burger Co.’s patties are exceptionally creative and universally appealing. 

This restaurant may be small in square footage, but it does not lack in big, unique flavors, bringing customers back to try the new weekly special or just to enjoy their usual menu favorite again and again.

Paradise Valley Burger Company is known for having new, different, and sometimes wild flavor combos on their burgers. Home to  the Crème Brulee burger—and dozens of other mind-blowing creations from owner/Chef Bret  Shapiro. 

“We have burgers, sandwiches, tacos and milkshakes. We also have weekly specials that we do every week. Always crazy, always out of the box.” Shapiro said. “Over the last decade, I have easily come up with about 500 hamburgers.”

The most popular burger is the Burger Brulee, which includes 1/4 burger, bacon, egg, Havarti cheese, pickled onions, lettuce, 1000 island, all on a burnt sugar bun.

Guest Brittany Acevedo, suggested Paradise Valley Burger Company her top pick. She ordered the Drunken Booze Burger. The Booze Burger is thick, savory, and calorie-rich enough to give you the fat- and salt-fueled energy you need to help you sail through the rest of your day.

She goes on to describe how “delicious” the burger was, “their buns are toasted so perfectly, like a brioche-style bun. This burger made two meals.” 

Guest Kathy, ordered the Country Fried burger and was pleasantly surprised. “It was a big burger and their service was very very fast ,”  Kathy said. 

Guest Jeannie had the cheese burger with mozzarella cheese and grilled onion and mushroom. “ The onions were really caramelized,” she said. “It was just so fresh, so wonderful.”

The guests recommended chasing down the burger with one of the restaurant’s house-made milkshakes, which include flavors like maple pecan bacon and Lucky Charms marshmallow.

Restaurant address: 4001 E Bell Rd., Phoenix, AZ

Phone number: (602) 535-4930


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