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Scale Burgers

54109 Mountain Highway East, Elbe, WA
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
“mount rainier” (3 reviews)
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54109 Mountain Highway East, Elbe, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have an hour or so to waste and do not want to get any food this is YOUR place. We waited and watched as others who ordered after us were given their food. We waited some more, after all its just a place...More

Thank pdrvmr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Burgers, Shakes, onion ring , FF’s!! They have a menu with other things in it I have not tried yet! Yummy Burgers! I go here a couple times a year. They are only open in summer. Kind of spendy but really good. They have...More

Thank Kelley M
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We haven’t eaten at Scale Burgers in Probably 5 years. Used to be a favorite treat when camping at Alder Lake. Unfortunately we will not be returning. Extremely disappointed. Four regular size burgers, two fries & two onion rings - no drinks $54.00 and it...More

Thank terriq375
Reviewed 6 February 2018

we always stop here when they are open to get a burger and a shake. the burgers are just fantastic and the milkshakes are the best ever. its a guess when they are open or closed, I guess it depends a lot on the season....More

Thank 58775Rick
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome! We ate here twice in our stay in Elbe. It was always busy. Great burgers and onion rings. Nothing fancy, just good quick burger shack style restaurant with outdoor seating only.

Thank LovinCanada
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Scale burgers is only open during the spring and summer weekends. They also only take cash but the food here is so good.

Thank lablover022517
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I've passed this place a hundred times...finally stopped. First off: outstanding onion rings!! Had the jalapeno burger, which was nicely balanced with Swiss cheese vs. The J's. My wife had cheese burger and the fries (steak fries). Orders are a bit small for the price,...More

Thank Wesley L
Reviewed 25 August 2017

After are bad experience at the Mt Rainier Railrood restaurant we notice thie small burger place across the street so we were still looking for a place to eat it was getting late so we desided to try this burger place and glad we did....More

Thank bille44
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We were pretty happy to find what appeared to be a roadside gem. It wasn't. We all got different kinds of burgers. All three kinds were terrible. None of us liked the burger itself - very bland meat. I ordered the jalapeño/cheese burger. I love...More

Thank 389tonyn
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Average or just ok burger. Strawberry milkshake had a faint taste of Strawberry. Could have mistaken it for vanilla. We have passed by this place for years and was really hoping this would be great. We were disappointed. If you’re your looking for one of...More

Thank 1RG1JG
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54109 Mountain Highway East, Elbe, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Elbe
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