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Bongo Burger

2154 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
+1 510-548-7700
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“falafel” (4 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
“spicy chicken” (2 reviews)
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American, Fast food
2154 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We got to Bongo burger right before class let out at Berkeley - so we were able to walk up at 11:45am with no wait. We had a hamburger- great- tasted similar to In and Out. Hummus and pita was also great. The Chicken sandwich...More

1  Thank hnshopper
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Sometimes it can be difficult finding a place to make the entire family happy. Some of us are vegetarian and some of us are watching our fat intake. Bongo Burger was exactly what everyone needed and was easily able to meet the needs of our...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Nothing particularly special about Bongo Burger. The french fries are good and burgers are made fresh, but it is pretty standard.

Thank lakitalki
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My ex-wife and I used to eat there weekly [ I was divorced in 1978 ] i happened to be driving by with a friend and lo and behold it was still there [ the b fell off the sign and it now says ONGO...More

1  Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Berkeley has a number of burger places but Bongo is still probably my top choice. The combination of a burger-fries-drink for under $10 with good ingredients is very hard to beat. Note that there are multiple locations; the one I frequent is on Euclid on...More

1  Thank RedSoxRunner
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Sure you can get fries and soda and a burger..but you can get tabuleh or a falafel wrap that's great or a black bean burger. Enjoyed this quick stop for lunch on a Sunday . Right near campus and full of granola types. Delicious and...More

Thank drmader
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The inside of bongo burger looks exactly like most of the other Classic dining places in US... It might look extremely essential, definitely not fancy looking... Even food-wise this concept is respected...The day that I went, I could choose my burger just among 3 main...More

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Apart from the famed burgers, this small eatery serves tasty plates. The chicken plate with fresh Tabouleh was very refreshing. Unfortunately, no refills, so food = OK, drink = wanna more. Also good to observe the street-folk begging for food/change/attention/whatever just in front of the...More

Thank Pavel K
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Aside from the usual middle eastern menu there is freshly squeezed orange juice and tasty French fries. The lamb dishes, hummus, etc. are all good. Its a quick, easy, tasty, inexpensive meal. And there are a few outdoor tables.

Thank sam101645
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I thought the cheeseburger was great on a toasted sesame bun. It stayed together and didn't all fall apart like some buns do. You get a choice of cheese (I got cheddar). The patty tasted good, cooked well. I got the combo which came with...More

Thank KrisM32
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2154 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-548-7700
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