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BuiltBurger is Closing

This week is your last chance to enjoy the Pioneer Square shop’s distinctive patties.

By Allecia Vermillion November 28, 2011

BuiltBurger photo by Geoffrey Smith.

A few phone calls to BuiltBurger last week were met with hesitant “no comment” responses, but today the Pioneer Square burger joint sent out an email confirming the sad news: BuiltBurger is closing. According to the email from owners David and Rebecca Makuen, “We are re-locating to the East Coast to start a new chapter. We have decided to ‘pause’ the BuiltBurger brand.”

The final burgers will be sold on Friday, December 2. BuiltBurger began as a patty wholesaler and opened its Pioneer Square shop in late 2010. The big draw: fixings ground right into the meat, as well as some tasty potato beignets. Make your way there this week to bid a sad adieu to its decadent wares.

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