Philly's first Bareburger is officially open on Walnut Street. The burger shop, which is a franchise location of the NYC-based chain focusing on organic ingredients and sustainable practices, has been soft-open with limited hours since September 1. Now, they've expanded to full lunch and dinner service, and are currently open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday.
Eventually they'll also be serving beer, but that's pending as they're still waiting for their liquor license to come through.
Taking the "better burger" theme farther than most, Bareburger offers tons of vegan and gluten-free options, and a lengthy list of patty options including wild boar and goat. This location features a number of new menu items not available at most existing Bareburger shops, so we've included a copy of the Philly menu below.
So far, the buzz has been largely positive — only four- and five-star reviews on Yelp, wide-eyed food porn and bold statements on social media — though there have been some not-too-surprising complaints about the prices. Burgers run from $9.65 to $13.25 (or higher, if you build your own) and are served a la carte, with sides ranging from $2.80 to $5.70. The company counters that their ingredients' quality and pedigree outpaces other burger chains.