You can’t have too many burger joints.
Especially of these eateries feature 100 percent grass-fed Big Island beef, local produce and milkshakes so thick you’ll hyperventilate trying to drink them.
That’s on the menu at Papa’s Burgers, a new family-owned burger spot in Market City Shopping Center, about a mile from the University of Hawaii-Manoa campus. It opened about four weeks ago to mostly rave reviews, and I wanted to check it out myself.
The menu is small but eclectic. It features eight signature burgers — bibimbap burger, pork and shrimp burger, black bean veggie burger — and a few sides. Some standouts include the freshly cut fries (made from whole potatoes) and the real ice cream shakes.
Here’s what my recent visit looked like:
The menu's winner: its milkshakes ($5.49). These are made with real ice cream — and not much else. You can get chocolate, vanilla, mocha, green tea, peanut butter or pineapple. I'm sure once the restaurant works out a few kinks, it'll be as stellar as I hope it will be. I love that the family works with local farmers to source as much of the ingredients from Hawaii. Just for that, I'll be back.
Papa’s Burgers, Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Phone: (808) 732-5100
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where’s the beef? can never get enough pics of huge whopper-like burgers with grill marks and onions! Nice clean kitchen! Never get tired of seeing those either…
Yes, the place was immaculate! You could eat off the table tops!
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I went to Gina’s a few weeks ago and looked at the menu at Papa’s burgers but Gina’s was calling me so I went there instead. More for your money at Gina’s.
LOL. Well, if you ever stop by Papa’s, let me know what you think!
Cat, I went last night and had the Bibimbap burger and it was so ono! The fries was guud too! I’ll be back.