Absolutely agree if 3% makes a difference in a high end restaurant that’s just insulting.
My offer still stands whether it’s $5.00 burger night or $5.15 burger night.
Lol @coldbeer70 !!!
Not that I have much interest in eating Burke’s food, but I definitely would love to see everybody, so we’ll see.
Remember to bring cash! I’m not splitting the 3% with you because you want to earn more miles on your United card for those trips to that swingers island you go to.
I’m down to give it a try, paying cash. The policy bothers me but being a Peter Lugers fan, I would be a hypocrite to call one restaurant out, while my all time favorite is a cash only establishment. So I agree poor policy but I give them a pass. That’s just me!
Perhaps this is a bigger discussion for the site, but I think the difference here is a world-famous restaurant just outside of NYC vs. a ‘famous’ chef with a long local history and a new spot in Central NJ. That’s MY two cents.
David Burke ain’t no Peter Lugers though. And at Peter Lugers you can get their Peter Lugers credit card to pay
No look I agree completely and I do “get it” and don’t blame anyone who is irked by it. I just feel like a hypocrite because I “accept” cash only policies from restaurants I actually like! Lol
@AndrewMalecki I’m well aware I applied for my PL card 25 years ago!!! lol Trust me I’m not trying to put Burke and Lugers on the same level.
Plus I already can’t stand Burke I don’t need any more reasons!!
I wish they just open a Peter Lugers in NJ instead of another David Burke! They got that second location in long island. Make a third in NJ.
Long Island doesn’t have the same mystique to it like Brooklyn does. Though the Brooklyn of today is a lot different than the one I visited on my first trip to Lugers nearly 30years ago.
Well had an open night and the wife and I have been dipping our toes back to indoor dining, we decided to give them a try. It’s a Thursday at 7pm in the waning days of a pandemic, how busy can they be?
Pull up promptly at 7:20 and disappointed to see no valet parking. So I continue around to see the extensive parking lot, which I’ve never previously seen, and every spot was taken. After doing an awkward K-turn back into the street, the street was lined with cars for a block in each direction.
Maybe there was an event in the area but the parking was so dense it made me leery how crowded it could be in there. Admittedly I never went in, but from external appearances it seems things are going well.
Took a road trip to House of Chong which is becoming my favorite real life Indoor dining place. Good night for a foodie!! Lol
For a guy who once had a restaurant that was widely proclaimed “Best steakhouse in Chicago,” you’d think they would get a stinking cheeseburger right? My medium rare burger came bloody rare and fell apart while I tried to eat it!
Other than that there was the usual $20 for a Caeser salad that was barely there and had no trace of anchovies or anything beyond romaine and a few croutons. One half bone to scoop the marrow out of for $22. The best deal of the night was paying $2 apiece for something that should be free - popovers!
I wanted to try it. I did. I will not be back.
Sounds like classic David Burke of missing the mark