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Jake's Wayback Hamburgers

160 S Sterling St, Ste 110, Morganton, NC 28655-3485
+1 828-438-6936
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (48 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (6 reviews)
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160 S Sterling St, Ste 110, Morganton, NC 28655-3485
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we are in Morganton area this is our go to burger joint. Amazing burger and fries, milk shakes. Great music playing in the background. Jake's is an awesome place.

Thank we2sigs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good price, decent burgers have it your way. Fries are good too. Atmosphere is ok.staff is very nice.

Thank Elise N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love going here. Burgers are cooked fresh and delicious. People always friendly. No wonder it is rated top burger joint in this town. Got to go if you come to area

Thank Joey D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cooked when ordered, fresh and fantastic! hot fries and really good juicy burgers. Also Atmosphere has great motown tunes going always

Thank Starreviews4U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The burgers, fries, house chips, shakes, and service has been wonderful since their doors opened, but what also stands out is their willingness to help and Give Back To The Community. I contacted the owners to inquire about a share day fundraiser for a high...More

Thank Gsomervi
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for back in the day dining then the perfect place is Way Back burger restaurant in downtown Morganton . Their hamburgers, hotdogs and Irish Nachos and everything else that we've tried is excellent and the compassion that the cook CJ and...More

Thank 590gloriar
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This has to be the best burger, other than my own, in North Carolina! We travel a good deal to Durham & Winston from Asheville and we NEVER miss stopping at Jake's to eat! My husband has been eating there for years while working and...More

Thank RessieA
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Good fries, burgers and shakes consistent food and service. Onion rings are pretty good when they're cooked long enough.

Thank 9kidsus
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The decor was cute and the restaurant was clean. The food was very good! If you want a quick delicious meal, this is the place! Will return!

Thank Zx6girl
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Yummy, greasy burgers. They have great flavor and is more than enough food. I would recommend trying the Jake Burger

Thank Bridget N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 S Sterling St, Ste 110, Morganton, NC 28655-3485
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-438-6936
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