The Burgers at Trixie

Palermo Hollywood . Buenos Aires

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Overall Rating

  • Meat 70%
  • Bread 80%
  • Condiments 80%
  • French Fries 70%
  • Ambience 70%
  • Service 70%
  • Value 60%

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Restaurant Details
The Burgers at Trixie

Locale: Palermo Hollywood
Address: Gorriti 5567

Telephone: +54 114774-4775
Restaurant Type: Casual Dining
Cuisine: American, Burgers, Salads
Price: $$
Hours: Mon-Thu 10 am to 1 am[/types] Fri-Sat 10 am to 3 am[/types] Sun 10 am to 1 am[/types]

Summary of Review
The 50's diner decor in this restaurant is a bit cliche but this genre seems to be all the rage in Latin America. Breakfast is a bit lacking but at least they have eggs. The burgers are among the best in town. You can even have a burger topped with chili.

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Restaurant Review for The Burgers at Trixie

Review by:
Rating: 3.6 stars
Review Date:
05/05/2015

I’ve been to Trixie for breakfast as it is one of the few places in the city where you can get an egg for breakfast (other than my favorite breakfast place, Oui Oui). The American 50s diner décor is a bit cliché in this place and it sort of feels like they halfway completed the plan.

But once you get past the shock of the rather stale chrome furniture and checkered tile walls, the place has a few good things going for it.

They advertise their burgers on the chalkboard out front so Manny M and I decided to give it a try. I was expecting the quality of the burger to be something just a little above McDonalds. What I got was a pleasant surprise and a bun covered patty worthy of being called a burger.

Let’s start with the bun. It’s a classic dome top sesame seed bun that was fresh and flavorful and did a decent job of holding this big ole burger together.

Manny ordered a classic cheeseburger. Cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickles. I ordered the Mexican Burger (which is sort of a misnomer since Mexicans don’t really have burgers). It should have been called a Texas burger or just what we call them in the states … a Chili Burger. Whatever it’s called. It has a mild chili con carne sauce and real cheddar cheese. The meat is well seasoned and juicy with way more of the oozing good stuff in the patty than we’ve found anywhere else in BA. And the fries, although they appeared to be the out of the bag variety, were hot and crispy.

Take a look at the photo in the slider. Those are real paper napkins, not that cardboard tissue paper garbage the cheapskates at the Burger Joint give you. I’m guessing since their burgers aren’t all that juicy the Burger Joint felt you wouldn’t even need a napkin and I suppose there is a little logic in that. But it’s nice that the guys at Trixie provide us with real paper napkins just in case we need one, which we did with their juicy burger, oozing with cheese. And those other two things in the photo are salt and pepper shakers. That’s a novel idea. Put the salt and pepper on the table in case a patron wants to pep up the flavor of the food a bit.

I even asked for a little salsa picante to pep up the chili sauce a bit. Guess what. They had it and brought it within a couple of minutes of the request. Yes. A real burger. And real service.

I’m sure all of those folks with dreadlocks and tattoos that love hanging out in the counter-culture mess of a place called the Burger Joint … who like eating their burgers out of tin cartons … and prefer using little packets of salt if they can find them … will remain loyal to the Burger Joint. That’s okay with me. Just that many more good juicy burgers for me to enjoy at Trixie.

The fact that the Palermo location of Trixie has decor that falls a little short of the vision of recreating a 50s American diner won’t have all that much effect on the restaurant’s overall score in our Burger Joint face-off since the taste of the burger represents 80% of the total score. Check the table below to see how we scored it. And next time you want a real tasty burger … head on over to Trixie.

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The Burgers at Trixie

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