Rocky’s Burger Bus

Food Truck | Hamburgers
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Rocky’s Burger Bus is a 1960s-era urban transit bus long ago run aground, now semi-permanently anchored just outside the east entrance of the Crossroads Farmers Market. Here are some of the best burgers in the beef-happy province of Alberta.

Order food by stepping up to a window near what used to be the driver’s seat. Expect to wait a while. Although it is casual in the extreme and frills are minimal, Rocky’s cuisine cannot honestly be called fast food. Each 10-ounce hamburger is hand-pattied thick enough that it takes a while to cook on the inside-the-bus grill. Potatoes are cut and fried to order; and when things get busy – as they do at lunch when pickup trucks and Mercedes fight for parking space – the French fry production runs behind demand.

Hamburgers are broader than their buns, cooked through but astonishingly succulent, with craggy black outsides that have crunch and savor like thick bacon. A single is a big sandwich. A double is a meat orgy.

There is no indoor dining room. Accommodations consist of a few scattered-around picnic tables painted red to match the bus.

What to Eat
Rocky’s Burger Bus, Hamburger
Hamburger
Must-Try
Double burger: for beef lovers only.
Rocky’s Burger Bus, French Fries
French Fries
Burgers' best companion: freshly-fried, rugged-cut French fries
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday9am - 5pm
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday10am - 3pm
Wednesday10am - 3pm
Thursday10am - 3pm
Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 5pm
Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
No
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Website

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