Zippy's Giant Burgers
Seattle, WA 98106
- Sun 11am-7pm, Mon-Fri 8am-9pm, Sat 11am-9pm
- Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
- Dinner, Lunch
- Free, Street
Seattle Weekly's Description
Zippy's in White Center has secured its fiercely loyal following simply by making burgers better than everyone else around. The kitchen hand-grinds its meat every day, because hand-ground meat makes for a burger that holds together nicely in a patty and crumbles slightly when bitten. It mounts them on good rolls and dresses them smartly and simply with red onions, chopped iceberg lettuce (so much better than a whole leaf, which wilts the minute it touches the hot meat), pickles, big slices of tomato, and a "secret sauce" which is just Thousand Island dressing and chopped pickles. And the cheese selection is smart: medium Cheddar, smoked Cheddar, Swiss, American, or Monterrey Jack.
Tips from foursquare
Musician Blaine "Zippy" Cook recently relocated his burger shack to larger White Center digs, where he turns out memorable enormous, no-frills burgers. [Eater 38 Member]
Voted Best Burger in Best of Seattle 2010!
For some reason, they're closed on Sundays. Ridiculous, but good burgers and great selection of obscure sodas.
Nice veggie option at this classic burger joint: the Zippy Bean Burger....black bean and mushroom patty with all the fixin's. The onion rings are pretty fantastic, too!
Friend of mine suggested this Burger spot in west Seattle. Good food but no parking or places to sit comfortably.
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