: Waiting for next track...

Delicious Dinner At Damn Yankee

Smokey Joe Burger at Damn Yankee in Harrogate

Published at 11:14am 27th November 2017. (Updated at 11:20am 27th November 2017)

Damn Yankee Promoted by
Damn Yankee

Damn Yankee is back under new ownership, so we sent Stray FM's James Stanley down to experience the re-opened venue...

"I've got to be honest, Friday lunchtime couldn't of come quick enough, I was starving.  After finishing the mid-morning show I joined a colleague who kindly took me into town ready to try out Damn Yankee.  It's the first time I've ever been to the restaurant and I've got to say I wasn't disappointed.

The thought of a big, juicy burger had me sold from the moment we decided to go.  As we arrived we were welcomed with a big smile from the staff and taken to a red and white striped booth near the back of the restaurant which ended up being a real tease, as the smells coming from the kitchen were really wetting my appetite.

As we looked through the menu, I headed straight to the burger section.  With great names like 'Pig N Cow,'  'The Meatloaf Deli,' and 'The Imposter' the burgers had me intrigued.  I went for the delicious sounding 'Smokey Joe.'  It promised an applewood smoked cheese and bacon burger smothered in their own bbq sauce.

Within ten minutes the food was at our table and looked and smelt great.  I love this kind of finger food.  Forget the knife and fork, I was straight in with the hands and bbq sauce all around my mouth. 

The portion size was spot on and I didn't feel stuffed after, it was just the right amount.  The burger was spot on, and the buns they use made it even better.  I had heard the chips weren't great the last time around at Damn Yankee, but let me get rid of that speculation straight away, as they were spot on.

As a Dad of a 4 year I would highly recommend this restaurant for you and your family as I can guarantee my wife, little boy and myself would happily munch away on the delicious food on offer.  From ribs to hot dogs, burgers to fajitas, they have something for everyone, even a cheeky cocktail if you fancy it."

Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Stray FM

Newer article

How the end of tribunal fees could threaten your business

Business: Need help with employment law? Getting it wrong could be disastrous.

Older article

Masham-based Theakston's to up production

Business: One of the country’s best-known breweries unveils investment at its North Yorkshire home.

Top articles

Man dead after accident near Marton cum Grafton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A man has died after a collision between a van and a pedestrian on the B2625

Man dead after accident near Marton cum Grafton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A man has died after a collision between a van and a pedestrian on the B2625

British 'IS member' claiming to be Birmingham pharmacist held by Kurdish forces in Syria

World: A Briton, who claims to be a pharmacist from Birmingham, has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of Islamic State.

Theo Walcott should have joined Southampton over Everton, says Charlie Nicholas

Sport: Theo Walcott would have been better off re-joining Southampton rather than moving to Everton, according to Charlie Nicholas.

Bristol Old Vic reopens after historic theatre undergoes £25m refurbishment

Showbiz: The oldest continuously working theatre in the English-speaking world is to finally get its own front door - more than 250 years after first being built.

CCTV to return to Skipton town centre

Business: The project will see 40 new cameras installed.

Local community to benefit from Harrogate Town FC

Education: Focusing on education, physical health and mental health.

Revealed: The most popular baby names of 2017

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Sarah's dropped out of the top 100 for the first time since records began...

Fighting its way to Number One

70s On This Day: Get ready to become a black belt in music!

Harrogate Hospice's sculpture tribute for loved-ones

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A new sculpture will pay a lasting tribute to loved-ones at Harrogate's Spring Flower Show.

Behind The Scenes: Policing rural North Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Stray FM went out on a shift with Craven's Neighbourhood Policing Team.

The Ilkley restaurant so good, even their broccoli is next level

Food and Drink: Anyone with kids - or fussy adults - will know that broccoli is usually pretty bland. But one Ilkley restaurant has made it taste great, as well as whipping up a Mediterranean menu delighting customers.

One of the biggest killers of men under 49

Health: The Brain Collective in Harrogate discuss male mental health and how they can help.

Top Party Dresses for the Festive Season

Christmas: Local Blogger, the Harrogate Girl, picks the best frocks, gowns and outfits for the big Christmas parties of 2017.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

Your favourite 70s Summer Song is...

70s On This Day: The battle was fierce, but we've crowned the Stray 70s listeners' top summer tune from the 1970s!

Delve into deliciousness at Mother Shiptons Inn

Test pages: We sent Stray FM's James Stanley to try out the new menu at Mother Shipton's Inn Knaresborough.

Storm Ali hits North & West Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Follow the latest updates as travel and services are affected.

LIVE: Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: The Final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is on today today, passing through Otley, Blubberhouses, Pateley Bridge and Skipton.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Man dead after accident near Marton cum Grafton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A man has died after a collision between a van and a pedestrian on the B2625

Poll

Have you started planning for Christmas?

Trending in Yorkshire

Man dead after accident near Marton cum Grafton

A man has died after a collision between a van and a pedestrian on the B2625

Royal visit at Bramham Park

Prince Charles is due to attend a private service later

Revealed: The most popular baby names of 2017

Sarah's dropped out of the top 100 for the first time since records began...

Famous authors head to Skipton

And Stray FM has half price vouchers!

More news...