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Burger Lounge

8539 W. Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
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  • Sun-Thu 10:30am-11pm, Fri-Sat 10am-12am
A readers' choice winner for Best New Restaurant in 2012, Burger Lounge on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood is a chain that comes to L.A. by way of San Diego. The namesake Lounge Burger is essentially an aggrandized twin of In-N-Out, substituting a larger patty made with grass-fed organic beef, organic cheddar, a thicker slice of beefsteak tomato, raw onions, lettuce, homemade Thousand Island dressing and a soft, speckled bun that's baked especially for the restaurant and made with a bit of whole wheat and blackstrap molasses. It's a bit expensive for diner food, but then again it's the kind of place that your Pilates instructor might choose if she had to pick somewhere to splurge after her juice cleanse.

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