Burger 21: Bodacious burgers, charitable giving and a new location

Burger 21 debuts their selected burger, shake and charity on the 21st of each month.

Whichever item you decide on, do not forget the fries! Shoestring-style French fries and sweet potato fries become extraordinary, thanks to the eight varieties of dipping sauces available. The marshmallow sauce nicely complements the sweet potato fries. Or, try the cheese and ale fries: Yuengling is the star ingredient in the ale dipping sauce, which for some, may be reason enough to order fries!

Or, you could skip lunch or dinner and head straight for their specialty hand-dipped shakes. These 20-ounce shakes are a meal in themselves. Featuring Blue Bell ice cream and homemade chocolate sauce, these trademark shakes are truly paradise in a cup. All flavors are sinfully delicious, especially the Strawberry Shortcake and Chocolate Malted Milk Ball shakes. For customers with lighter appetites, a mini-version of the shakes may soon be available.

If you are craving an ice-cold beer or a glass of wine to accompany your burger, Burger 21 offers a wide selection of craft beers and fine wines.

Adorning the wall of this contemporary-retro burger establishment is the Burger 21 B-Board, which Emily Harrison, Director of Branding and Sales, explained:

B-Cause represents the Charity of the Month. The selected community charity receives ten percent of the sales from the 21st day of the month. For more information on how to be selected, visit their website or inquire within.
B-Pictured features photographs of patrons dining in Burger 21, and media articles on Burger 21.
B-A Kid displays burger drawings by pint-sized patrons, and a scatter letter board for them to play with.

The twenty-first day of each month is when Burger 21 debuts their selected burger, shake and charity of the month. This month, one can enjoy a Memphis Pulled Pork burger with an Apple Crumb shake.

If Westchase is not close by, an additional location may soon appear in your neck of the woods.

“The goal is to open eight Burger 21 locations throughout Tampa Bay. Carrollwood is first on the list, with the grand opening scheduled for October 1st. This location will be slightly larger, with a semi-private room for parties,” said Lindsey Crowley and Arlene Johnston, Vice-President of Operations and Partner, respectively. The semi-private room is bound to be popular for everything from birthday parties to business lunches. If you have not yet visited Burger 21, what are you waiting for?

For more information on menu items, the B-Cause charity of the month program, and Burger 21 news, visit burger21.com.


In the heart of the upscale Avenue at Westchase shops, is the burger-centric eatery, Burger 21. Founded in 2010, this contemporary casual restaurant boasts a whopping twenty types of burgers, including beef, turkey, chicken, seafood and vegetarian options, plus one featured burger of the month; hence the moniker 'Burger 21'. With classic favorites like the Cheesy, to interesting selections like the Tex-Mex Haystack, to the miniature slider burgers, there is something to satisfy any “beefy” craving.

However, if you are not in a burger mood, you will not be stuck slurping on a soda while your dining companion(s) enjoy their burger, as several non-burger options are available. The all-beef Hebrew National specialty hot dogs selections are served on lightly-toasted lobster rolls, and they run a close second to the mouth-watering burgers. For health-conscious customers, numerous salads selections are available, from the simple Garden salad to the Sonoma Valley salad, chock-full of blue cheese, candied walnuts and fruit.

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