Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Green Beetle

Posted By on Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 4:10 PM

A coworker mentioned that the Green Beetle had recently added a portobello burger to its menu.

"Added" is relative here. The veg-friendly burger is not printed on the menu, and the first time I ordered one, the Beetle was out, the second time the waitress wasn't positive they served them.

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The burger was topped with a nice, thick tomato slice, lettuce, pickles, and onions and served on a toasted bun. I thought it was good. On the other hand, Greg was gaga over his Beetle Burger, comparing it to a drug. He announced the fries fantastic (and they are).

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On my visit when they were out of the portobello burgers, the staff kindly pieced together a vegetable plate out of sides. One of the sides was the perfectly delicious horseradish mashed potatoes.

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The potatoes made another appearance on Mike's plate. He got the special — smothered pork chop with rice, mac-and-cheese, and the mashed potaotes, which were his favorite part of this massive lunch.

All lunches, with drink, were under $10.

And, for those so inclined, Wednesday is Beer Pong Night.

Green Beetle, 325 S. Main (526-0383)

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