Restaurants truly have been popping out everywhere like mushrooms. Amidst it, there is this particular kind that gets really popular recently: board game cafes. These are just like any other restaurant except that there are usually large shelves with tons of board games that the customers can try out for free so long as they order some food. Popularized by Ludo a few years back, board game cafes really scream nostalgia to each and everyone of us. Like with any other trend, people will try to think of many ways in order to offer something different to the consumers.
Burger Company does exactly like that, offering fun board games that people will enjoy, all the while offering some really mouthwatering innovative burgers.
DISCLAIMER: Our food was generously sponsored by the owner, but all opinions and insights are entirely our own.
Going inside, design is not the main focus of this restaurant. Majority of the floors and the walls are just painted cement. The tables and chairs are nothing too spectacular as well.
What sets them apart from other restaurants however, is the previously mentioned board game aspect to it. Like most restaurants of this kind, Burger Company also has a huge bookshelf full of board games that the customers can try out. They also sell board games, so you can take the fun to your homes.
It doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to play any of the board games. They have friendly game masters who will teach you how to play it and will also play with you.
For instance, we didn’t know how to play Code Names – Philippine Edition. We were taught how to play it and we got to play with one of the owners, Mr. Alvin Ong.
Although Burger Company does offer “gimmicks” in order to offer some good value for money to the customers, their food is no joke. Heck, I’ll even tell you guys right now that the main reason you need to visit Burger Company is because of their food alone. Besides typical burgers like the American classic and Cheese Classic, they also have a lot of uniquely designed burgers as well. Have you heard of a burger called “Joe meets Lucy” and “The Volcano”? Those are just some of the dozens of burgers they have in store for you.
They don’t just sell burgers though, they also have some delicious side dishes as well. Take their GAMER’S PLATTER, PhP 450 (or 9.02 USD 9.043) for example. Inside this platter contains Chicken Firecrackers, Cheesy Cheese Bombs, Buffalo wings, and Crispy Bacon Dippers (order based on above photo clockwise). It comes with 3 different dips: cheese sauce, garlic ranch, and chipotle aioli. This is a perfect meal starter especially if you’re playing with a group of friends.
We really enjoyed eating it especially the cheesy cheese bombs. The cheesy cheese bombs were scrumptious bites of gooey cheese. Meanwhile, the crispy bacon dippers surprisingly tasted good despite having covered in a batter. What we love about it more is that it wasn’t greasy. Finally, the Buffalo Wings tasted good in itself even without a sauce.
Moving over to the main star of the show are their burgers. Me-An chose their GORGONZOLA & MUSHROOM, PhP 230 (or USD 4.62). This huge sandwich has an Angus beef patty, sauteed oyster mushroom, cheese, and gorgonzola dressing, all the makings of a really good burger if you ask me. The patty is nice and juicy, and the other ingredients like the sauteed oyster mushroom blends well with the rest of the ingredients of this burger. Me-An really liked this and so did I.
I on the other hand, ordered a limited edition burger that the owner were so eager to introduce to us. It’s called the BURGERITTO WITH FRIES ON THE SIDE, PhP 375 (or 7.51), and like the name suggests, it’s a mixture of a burger and a burrito. It uses the flour tortilla as its wrap like the Mexican classic, and it even has chopped lettuce, pico de gallo (Mexico’s salsa fresca), cheese, sour cream, and a lime wedge.
Unlike the typical burrito though, they used an Angus burger patty and a Nacho hash underneath for this one. At first, it looks more like a soft taco than it is a burrito, but the taste is definitely there. The mixture of the ingredients gives that unmistakably Mexican feel to it, while the use of the burger is a very welcome addition. I liked it very much and I felt full after eating it.
Drop by Burger Company as soon as you can since they’ll only serve it until January 31, 2017 only.
Burgery Company PH is Reasonable
Overall, we find the Burger Company to be reasonable. They didn’t just mixed two distinct elements just to stand out from the rest, they made sure that separately, they are just as good, if not better from the other restaurants who try to offer similar dining experiences. The place might look uninspiring to say the least, but at least they offer all a really bang for the buck service for the customers. I couldn’t wait going back to the burger company to eat those Burgerrito again while playing their fun games even though it’s far from my home.
Burgery Company PH
Scout Reyes Corner Mother Ignacia Avenue, Paligsahan, Quezon City 1103.
Operating Hours: 11AM to 10PM daily.
Tel. No.: (632) 949-2269