chewy’s – blue burger


A while back, a friend posted this photo of buffalo tots from Chewy’s, a Philly food truck. Ever since I saw that, I’ve wanted to go, yet I unfortunately never happened to be lunchless when I was around.

Luckily for me, I was lunchless last week and finally got a chance to come by. Unluckily for me, buffalo tots were no longer on the menu, though I was told that they’re trying to get it back on the menu! This wasn’t the end of the world, as Chewy’s offers seven different burgers! Their burgers are offered in three different proteins: beef, turkey, or veggie. They’re also all served on a toasted Martin’s seeded bun.


I went with the Blue Burger. The beef was topped with crumbled blue, caramelized onions and mushrooms, lettuce, and tomatoes. The burger was cooked to medium-medium-well. All burgers are cooked to the same temperature, yet it was juicy and tasty. The onions and mushrooms were very flavorful. I would have loved more, though that would have been messy. The soft Martin’s bun made for that nostalgic, “backyard burger” feel. The did think there was a smidge too much lettuce, as you can see in the cross section. They’re also reasonably priced at $6!

In addition to the burgers, they have fried chicken…all the best (dark) parts, too. They’re sold at $1.50 a piece. I had $1.50 left in my pocket. I regret not getting a thigh! There’s always next time…buffalo tots & a fried chicken thigh.

Chewy’s
(multiple locations) mainly on the south side of Market St. between 34th & 36th Sts.
Philadelphia, PA

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Discussion

  1. Jay says:

    On sandwiches, I prefer the most artisan-y, preferably freshest, bread possible. But for burgers, Martin’s buns straight out of the bag are indeed the perfect delivery device. That looks like a great burger, but yeah. The lettuce immediately struck me, too. I’d probably remove half of it.

    We need a good burger truck to park at the York-Dauphin El on weekday afternoons! Or at least, I need that. Heh. I suppose I can try to find them on a weekend or a free weekday. Too many good burger trucks out that way, one of them needs to come on up to Kensington!

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