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568 W Main St, Middletown, DE 19709-1057
+1 302-464-9999
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
13 Sep 2017
“Hamburger heaven”
1 week ago
“Delicious! Fresh! Friendly!”
All hours
Middle Eastern, Afghani
568 W Main St, Middletown, DE 19709-1057
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The burgers are fully customizable and always fresh. The shakes are scooped and made properly (and malt is available!) The housemade potato chips are WONDERFUL!!!!! And they even have fish sandwiches for pescetarians who eschew real meat!!! Great place - don't miss it!!!

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a quick meal before a high school football game.. burger was fresh, hot and served with a load of hot fries. Staff was friendly and on the ball... We will be back often.

Thank 553mikedel
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This homemade burger joint is one of a number owned by this owner. In addition to a wide selection of burgers, they have the best shakes ever.

Thank sacman150
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Middletown is a frequent thru-point for trips to eastern PA and NY... now we've found a new favorite burger joint whose offerings were delish. We tried the Philly burger--cheese, onions and mushrooms--even the bun was tasty. We couldn't pass up the Parmesan fries... or the...More

Thank Ichi-ban_Food_Kritik
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This feels like home made burgers to me! The cheesy is amazing! I always order the same thing This is my go-to place when I need a cheat meal when taking a break from the gym! SO. GOOD.

1  Thank Vivian V
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I had been told that they had the best veggie burgers around. My wife and I stopped in for fries and the burger. Neither of us were impressed with the food but the guys behind the counter were friendly and efficient.

Thank bjdav
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Not the greatest burger, but we'll above the typical fast food variety. Best black and white shake around.

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Don't eat a lot of fast food, but as that genre goes, this is a pretty good place. Sandwiches and sides cooked to order, and real milk shakes, not that frozen whipped stuff the other places serve. We've eaten here a couple of times in...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We go to Jakes on a regular basis and when my grandson comes to visit, it is a must go to eat there. He has declared Jakes burgers to be the best anywhere, even better than Grandpas. Hurts that mine don't take the top honors...More

1  Thank Arnie J
Reviewed 17 December 2015

They are o.k. Not my favorite place, but if you are craving an old school burger that is close by this is it.

1  Thank Jodi W
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Middle Eastern, Afghani
Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 568 W Main St, Middletown, DE 19709-1057
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 302-464-9999
  • E-mail
Wayback Burgers, previously known as Jake's Wayback Burgers, is an American fast casual restaurant chain based in Cheshire, Connecticut. Wayback serves typical hamburger restaurant foods such as hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, milkshakes and salads along with a variety of regional selections. Originally created in Newark, Delaware,[1] Wayback began expansion in the late 2000s; in 2013, it was announced that the chain was expanding internationally to an additional 28 countries, with locations in the Middle East and North Africa slated to open in early 2014. The second international agreement signed is with Argentina
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