Written by THE FOOD SOCIETY on . Posted in $$ Moderately priced, American, Burgers, Casual dining, CBD, Cheap eats, Diner, Pub & Bar Food, VICTORIA

From the extra cheesy mac and cheese bites to the one of their hearty burgers, Merrywell has offers and impressive array of greasy American fare.


K.F. Club Sam-Wich ($15) 

The K.F. Club Sam-Wich was a deviation from my staple choice of the Merrywell burger. While the chicken was tender and the salad fresh, I found the bun a bit cold and the presentation lacking. It was nowhere near as filling as I had hoped, and without a side of fries this Sam-wich fails to satisfy.


The Merrywell Burger ($22)

The perfect patty, or so observed one of the Merrywell waitresses, is a patty that is charred to a bittersweet caramel across the face, broiled on the edges and pink in the center. She may have been waxing quite lyrical for a waitress, but such is the upbeat vibe at this hip riverside joint. It was however, an accurate slice of reality, as with a Merrywell patty, a crisp shell gives away to a perfectly flavoured chewy morsel of prime beef, covered with lashings of gooey american cheese, silky sauces and eye-popping spice. 


Chopped salad $(17)

The chopped salad was exactly as the name suggests; a little underwhelming, the various vegetables had been chopped and placed into a bowl. They also seem to forget to mix the vegetables or break up the cheese. My friend commented that while she was hoping for a healthier alternative, the salad was near impossible to eat without the not so healthy dressing.

Merrywell has always been a regular restaurant for those hungry souls looking for an all-American feast and a few drinks. With reliable burgers and tasty tapas, it’ll no doubt continue to capitalise on the popularity it enjoys on the riverside.

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