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OMG! Obama Stops For a Cheeseburger In South Miami

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When OMG! Burgers in South Miami got a call yesterday afternoon, employees thought it was a random late afternoon order.

Instead, it turned out to be the U.S. Secret Service with notification that the President would be arriving in 15 minutes for lunch.

President Barack Obama, on his way back to the airport from a Univision broadcast, was hungry, and what better way to sate a craving than with a burger at OMG! Burgers in South Miami?

OMG! Burgers' owner Abiel Ballesteros, said that his team was surprised by the call. So much so, that Ballesteros wasn't even there to greet the President. He had a more pressing date -- to pick up his son at school.

According to Ballesteros, the Secret Service ordered and paid for the President's meal, which consisted of an American Classic cheeseburger, fries, and a drink.

Even though the President's visit was a surprise, Ballesteros told Short Order he noticed a group of gentlemen that looked like Secret Service dining at his establishment earlier in the week, possibly scoping out the restaurant for a potential POTUS visit.

How does Ballesteros feel about having the President at his restaurant? "It was an honor to have him at our restaurant. He was very friendly and very nice."

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5748 Sunset Dr, South Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant


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8 comments
Dansin
Dansin

Lets face it, Obama is better than Thurston Howell the Third. Get used to it chooch.

Ted141
Ted141

OMG South Beach closed after two months. Must be the economy...

James G. Camp
James G. Camp

Nope, don't wanna eat with the dude, can I swap lunch out with the President for lunch with the female of my choice ? I can think of a lot of chicks that would probably be cooler to hang out with for lunch than Obama.

Jimbo99
Jimbo99

Never really had that on the top of my bucket list or even on the bucket list at all. Does he eat differently than the rest of us ? If he wants, just send me the money and I'll pick where I want to eat and actually enjoy my meal without him around.

Cari Garcia
Cari Garcia

He ate at the shittiest burger joint in Miami

Jimbo99
Jimbo99

And if he wanders around where I eventually wind up going and asks me my opinion, can I punch him in the face because he's annoying me ?

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