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Early review: Station Tavern & Burgers

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You’re probably familiar with other bars and restaurants run by Sam Chammas: Live Wire, Whistle Stop, the Turf Club (where “grill your own steak” was invented), and Riviera Supper Club (where it was perfected). So expectations for his latest venture, the long-awaited Station Tavern & Burgers, have  been high. We got a preview recently during the Station’s two-week soft opening, and it did not disappoint.

The Station really does resemble a train station – the back wall opens up to a long, diagonal outdoor space strewn with picnic tables and colored lights overhead that look like signal lamps. The place is exceptionally kid-friendly – the outside portion has soft, playground-grade pebbles underfoot and a wooden “trolley car” to play on. The vibe is reclaimed vintage, with rich panels of horizontal finished wood and what looks like a salvaged hand-painted cigar billboard serving as a back door. Menu graphics feature an old trolley map of South Park.

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Restaurant Showcase: Cheeburger Cheeburger

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Cheeburger Cheeburger is a new hamburger joint in Carmel Mountain Ranch that allows you to customize your drinks as well as your burgers. My meal today was an orange/cherry soda and a 1/2lb burger with portabello mushroom, bleu cheese, and garlic.

Dante decided he wanted to tackle the 1lb burger. Our meals were very tasty! If you find yourself near this place – hop in and have some noms. They’re styled up like a 50s diner and they have shakes and other sweets as well!

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