Burger 21 Opens Its First Restaurant in South Florida

Burger 21®, a new better burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot® Restaurants, Inc., has celebrated the opening of its first restaurant in Davie, Fla. located at 2451 South University Drive. This location is one of four units to be developed in Broward County over the next several years. Currently, Burger 21 has 12 restaurants open and 20 franchised locations in development across the U.S.

Highlights of Burger 21 Davie include:
  • 55 new team members hired in Davie
  • 2,913 square feet inside plus a 319-square-foot patio
  • Seating for 136 customers with 102 seats inside the restaurant and 34 on the patio
  • Hours of operation are: Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
In addition to offering guests a variety of beef and non-beef burgers like the Tex-Mex Haystack, Spicy Thai Shrimp, Black Bean and Chicken Marsala, the Davie location will offer craft beer and wine by the glass.
Ybor City Espresso Shake
I must say that the service is exceptional and the Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich is awesome. The restaurant also offers house made sauces and my favorite so far is the toasted marshmallow. Sounds weird but it really goes well with the burgers. I also had an Ybor City Espresso Shake (insert happy face). Im very familiar with Ybor City which is located in Tampa, Fl so I asked the waitress why the shake was named after that particular city and she told me its because Burger 21 is originally from Tampa. 
Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich with added avocados  
Burger 21 was named one of Fast Casual’s Top 100 “Movers and Shakers” of 2013. The concept ranked No. 22 based on its variety of innovative recipes and recent expansion. In addition, the franchise’s gluten-free menu received the No. 1 ranking in the “Top 10 Menu Innovations” category.

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