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George's Bar & Grill

American, Bar, Pub
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68885 Ramon Rd, Cathedral City, CA 92234-3338
+1 760-328-9991
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Palm Springs, California
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107 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a locals favorite. This is not your typical burger joint, it is a classic tavern with great burgers prepared fresh daily by Ed, Georges son who has passed. He has a special recipe that is wonderful, but under no conditions should you ask for ketchup on your burger or even add it yourself, Ed does not allow ketchup... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about this place by a local. It is a small joint that has been around for a long time and looks like it! We thoroughly enjoyed the place and the burgers and fries were great. The hours were very limited, I think 11-3 and seating is very limited. Don't be in a rush but the food is... More 

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Thank papabear192
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This is must if your on the area I stopped in with friends and we were welcomed right away !!! The burgers were amazing.. We needed to wait a little bit but well worth the time . Been served st 31 degrees

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San Diego, California
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512 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

If you are hankering for an old-fashioned hamburger, this is the place to go. Ambience includes decrepit booths (hold on when someone sits in the adjacent booth), and a waitress who is efficient and friendly, though a bit slow. The burgers are worth the wait, and are a good value along with the drinks.

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Thank bsimosd
Palm Springs, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

This the real deal old fashioned bar & grill , the BEST cheese burger in the world for me, this moment , good chili and hotdogs 2 , Ed the owner is a funny man, put never put ketchup on your burger ,Ed will kick you out !

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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258 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

This place is a MUST for everyone who claim to be burgerlovers! Had read mixed review about the awesome burgers and about the verbal abuse and insults from the chef and owner when people for example wanted ketchup on the burger. Came in to try the burger as we where leaving Palm Desert for Arizona. Had the standard double cheese... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

George's is an old school burger joint putting out the best darn burgers anywhere! George's son Ed runs the place and he is a character in the best sense of the word. If you put ketchup on the burgers that he has seasoned to a fine art form.....you will be banned. And for good reason...I love ketchup, but these burgers... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Like Seinfeld's "Soup N*zi" -- the proprietor has a culinary conceit. Basically it's that catsup (if needed) is for French fries, not burgers. If you NEED to put catsup on your burger, you just don't need to eat here. Just eat THIS burger the way this chef prepares it, and all will be well. He makes a good point --... More 

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Thank sandalfon
Cathedral City, California, United States
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

The BEST burgers anywhere! And this visit even included a newby - who is still raving about his food.

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We came for lunch having heard that these were great burgers served with a bit of "shtick" centered around not being able to ask for ketchup on your burger. What we got was an over priced burger, overcooked and dry, served in a dirty dingy bar. Don't bother.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68885 Ramon Rd, Cathedral City, CA 92234-3338
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-328-9991

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?