Great food, my favorite burger in town. And the beer dinners are fun and a great meal for cheap.
Ditto on jaxx's comment on front-of-house service, unfortunately. I'm a regular here and just deal with it and try to make it easy on them because the food is worth the hassle. Probably pretty hard to hold on to people in this location.
Bartenders are not great and there seems to be a revolving door at this position (not super uncommon in Chas). Once a female bartender actually left a full bar to come around and sit with her "bestie" who surprised her from out of town. She announced to the whole bar that she was sorry and explained the situation as if any of the thirsty customers really gave a shit. Yup, we missed our movie that night and almost didnt come back. I hope she revolves to another bar real soon.
The consistently great burgers and good beer selection outweigh the bad experiences I've had here so service won't deter me from going...I just learned not to go unless I had plenty of time and patience to enjoy.
I have gone here on multiple occasions (Citadel Mall) and usually order the burger special for that day. Ingrediants are very good and the offerings are creative. The fries and homemade sauces are good as well. One of the best places for a burger in the Charleston area.
This is the place to get great burgers and occasionally a beer. Every time I have gone my burgers have been great! The location is tucked away in a rundown shopping center, I drove past it 3 times before I actually found it. As far as the decor inside, its nothing great!! The decor is bland, bright lights in the dining area, fake flowers, cheap tablecloths, no pictures, no uniforms, and radio is always playing.
As far as the food goes, I don't care if I'm eating on a cheap tablecloth with fake flowers surrounding me, I'll eat there again and again. Now if I was going out for the night to grab some drinks with a few friends, I would go somewhere else.
Definitely the burgers are awesome! I ordered two, one for there, one to take home (the yank, the hot shit) and both were awesome and juicy. I like mine pretty rare, and it was cooked wonderfully. However, another member of our party ordered a medium rare and it came out lookin fresh outta the grinder. They took it back graciously though and fixed him a new burger. I was impressed by the beer selection, though I admittably don't know much about that...It was loud and busy and the waitstaff was only okay, but it's a burger and bar joint - i expect that sort of environment. The hostess was a little flighty, and the to-go burger was plainly forgotten about - but they got it straight to me. I would def go back, and rank it as the best burger place I've tried yet in the area, though the service could use a slightly happier personality.
Unique flavors of wings and they are delicious! My fav is the rasberry sauced wings. The staff is really down to earth and friendly. I'd avoid dining at lunch. I have heard the service lacks at that time of day. Great low key spot for evening!
I've been to Sesame about a ka-billion times. While I don't eat a lot of beef, I can vouch for the salivation reflex that kicks in among my friends when I mention this place's very name over their burgers. I love their turkey burger and the bean patty. I love the sweet potato fries. The staff is remarkably friendly, welcoming, and stable (low turnover is a very good sign for a restaurant). The bottle beer selection is terrific, and while they only have three drafts they rotate quality beers... no Bud handles here! Parking is plentiful and it serves as a fine gateway to the Park Circle string of tasty restaurants down East Montague.
I just wish they'd bring back live music.
Had dinner there Friday night with friends....the place was packed! Such a refreshing change from Amuse, which looked like a ghost town all the time.
Service was good, our waitress was attentive, and made some great recommendations. Our burgers were HUGE and delicious.
This will be a regular stop if we need our meat fix!
Had lunch there this past Saturday. I had a bleu cheese burger and it was very good!! Home made chips were pretty awesome too and the service was excellent!! And the decor is very nice.
We left the high priced confines of Mt P one night and headed to Park Circle for a much needed change of scenery.
First stop: some grub at Sesame. What a great place! Friendly staff, unpretentious decor, great beer selection, and best of all....awesome food at uninflated prices. I had the "Down South" burger, and it was fantastic! One word of caution: here, you can order your burgers any cooking temp. you want. I ordered mine medium-rare, and had to scoop out the very very center, as I think I did hear a faint 'moo' from it. This didnt deter me from gobbling up the rest, and wont stop me from returning....next time I'll just say "Medium"!
Highly recommend visiting this little 'burger joint' that is truly a gem!
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