Morrisville, NC — After much anticipation, Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar has finally arrived in Park West Village, right beside the Stone Theater. CaryCitizen was invited to a pre-opening event over the Thanksgiving weekend, and it was all that we hoped for.
Bad Daddy’s In Park West
The first night of service, the place was hopping and all the wait staff was followed by teams of trainers from other locations to ensure they made no mistakes. With the crowd we saw, that was a good thing, not leaving newbie waiters to disappoint on a big holiday weekend.
Just like it sounds, the menu at Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is burger-based, but diners are not limited to beef.
Patrons can choose from veggie burgers, turkey burgers, black bean, shrimp and chicken breasts. There are chef creations that include a Pastrami Reuben Burger (Hal had that one), Sam I Am (with fried eggs and pesto- Jill had that one) and Mama Ricotta’s- (my favorite: topped with fresh mozzerella, pesto and tomatoes). All include a choice of sides (loved the sweet potato fries, but you can also pick a generous fruit salad).
There are also various bun selections from the classic to texas toast or even a lettuce wrap.
Have It Your Way
Don’t like their creations? Start with the basic 10 oz custom beef blend patty at $8.75 and load up your toppings which range from $.25- $3.00 each. Pick your bread and add your side and “Have it Your Way”.
Don’t like Burgers? The menu includes a wide range of salads, and you can also custom build your own. Small salads start at $5.95 and large for $8.95.
The atmosphere is fun with rustic wood and metal wall (can be a tad loud when its crowded. They have a wide range of beers on tap and a full bar. Plenty of TV screens to watch a big game if you’re in the mood.
Dinner For 4, Under $60
We were happy to kick back with the kids, leave the turkey leftovers at home, and dine out for under $60 for the whole family with a few beers thrown in. And unlike the popular “fast casual” dining that has become so popular of late, it was nice to have a waitress. I personally like to sit down, order and be served and have someone come back around and check on me.
We’ll Be Back
The prices were good, the servers were friendly, and the manager was making sure everyone was happy. We’ll be back for dinner and then head over for a movie next door.
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar
Park West Village Shopping Center
3300 Village Market Place