Astronaut cooks have made numerous attempts to wrangle hamburgers into space-ready meals, from dehydrated-pickle discs to vacuum-sealed burger bottles. Enjoy what our starry-eyed brethren never can with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of burgers, drinks, and more at Heavy Burger, located in Aventura.
This fun and casual restaurant feeds on the hard rock sounds of AC/DC and KISS while wayward roadies silence the rumbles of hungry stomachs with the eclectic menu of juicy burgers, fresh hand-cut french fries, and Lord of the rings—onion rings served with barbecue sauce and chipotle aioli ($8.50). While the music may be old school, Heavy Burger cooks with the freshest ground beef and baked bread daily. Heavy metal mouths can titillate their taste buds with a custom-built burger (Starting at $8) with a choice of patty variety—including angus or Wagyu patty, turkey, or veggie garden—bread, toppings ($1 each), and cheese ($1 each) suitable for picky kings of rock, queens of soul, and the princes of polka. Ravenous rock ‘n’ rollers can feast on one of Heavy Burger’s specialty burgers such as the classic Heavy Burger ($10), a 10 oz. black angus patty, American cheese, crispy applewood smoked bacon, bibb lettuce, sliced tomato, and fresh red onion all served on a challah roll, or the Twisted Burger ($14) cooked with an 8 oz. Wagyu patty, crispy prosciutto, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions, garlic aioli, bibb lettuce and sliced tomato on a challah roll. Thirsty groupies can pay homage to bands with $6 cleverly monikered cocktails such as the Green Day (a green apple martini) and OJ’s Alibi (a mimosa), or swig a Dogfish Head ($6) or a Seadog ($6), which is a blueberry wheat beer. Heavy Burger keeps the bar open extra late for those who want to hang out and reminisce about old rock concerts and the always hopping joint also hosts a live band every Thursday night for in-the-flesh musical entertainment.