My BYO (Build Your Own) Burger was fine. The bigger treat was my maple milkshake. Beyond the food, Kate's is selling a nostalgic atmosphere with '50s music blaring. Lots of kids running around, dogs welcome. The perfect place to stop after the little league game. I did spot one early teen "date" - just adorable. Service is extra friendly.
The food is nothing thrilling but I'm still rooting for Kate's to survive. There's competition down the street from the comparable and eternal Joe's Snack Bar (great ice cream, inferior food otherwise). Fortunately, both spots were hopping on a sunny, springtime Saturday - plenty enough business for everybody.