Hamburger King

Hamburgers | Sandwich Shop
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When George Macsas opened for business in 1927, his Hamburger King sold large hamburgers for 5 cents apiece, extra-large for 10 cents. Today’s prices are higher, but still a bargain. While hamburgers star at this vintage hash house, the menu also includes catfish dinners, Frito pie, stew, chili, or “redtop stew,” which is stew topped with chili.

But about those burgers: They are lunch counter classics, thicker than a slider but thinner than the softball burgers you find in some modern pubs. The beef used is fatty enough that the patties glisten, and by the time you are nearly finished with the burger, its bun will have very nearly disintegrated.

There used to be a small handful of Hamburger Kings in Oklahoma; now there is only one other, in Ada, and it is no longer in the family as the Shawnee one is.

Dishes to try
Hamburger King, Cheeseburger
Cheeseburger
Must-Try
The burger maker asked if we wanted our cheeseburger whole or halved. We asked for the latter and took this cross-section photo before digging in.
Double Meat Cheeseburger
Must-Try
Coleslaw
Must-Try
Hush Puppies
Must-Try
Hamburger King, Fritos Pie
Fritos Pie
The chili is mild and slightly greasy, but it still makes for a fine Fritos pie. Jalapenos are available on request.
Hamburger King, Pie
Pie
When we ordered the fruit salad pie, we anticipated a canned fruit cocktail filling. Instead, it tastes like a really good strawberry glaze. This pie is a better than it looks.
Directions and Hours
closed now
SundayCLOSED
Monday11am - 8pm
Tuesday11am - 8pm
Wednesday11am - 8pm
Thursday11am - 8pm
Friday11am - 8pm
Saturday11am - 8pm
Information and Policies
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
No
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Reservations Accepted
No
Delivery Available
No
Takeout Counter
Yes