Everyone Goes Nuts For The Hamburgers At This Nostalgic Eatery In Massachusetts

This old-fashioned malt shop and burger joint in Massachusetts is a delicious blast from the past. Cruiser’s Malt Shoppe in Gardner is the perfect place to load up on classic comfort food. Their burgers taste like they came from an authentic 1950s diner, and no one can top the grandfather of them all – The Cadillac.

Read on to learn more about how to snag a mouthwatering burger at this unique retro joint.

Editor’s Note: Unfortunately, Cruiser’s has closed its doors. Fortunately, however, you can still get your dose of nostalgia at The Knack. Their old fashioned burgers will take you back! 

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If you’re in the mood for some old-fashioned burgers that will take you back to a simpler time, Cruiser’s Malt Shoppe is the place to go. For more of Massachusetts’ best burgers, check out our ultimate burger bucket list here.

Cruiser’s Malt Shoppe

280 Central Street

Gardner, MA