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Red Onion

11900 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-1754
+1 510-236-9462
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Apr 2017
“Good”
26 Jan 2016
“Tasty, inexpensive food, friendly people”
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11900 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-1754
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant It's quick, freshly made... the worker's are friendly , and the place is clean

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We stopped in for a quick lunch and I was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant itself is tiny, with a short counter and four or five small tables. Our food arrived quickly and our server was very friendly. While the milkshake definitely tasted like artificial strawberry......More

Thank lilyfelix
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Sylvia who owns & is generally present at Red Onion is a champ in the griddle-food realm. She has good help, and the burgers (especially) are excellent. But it's also easy to get a solid breakfast, and the counter-surfers (there's a crew of regulars) are...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Small on the inside,but the food is excellent! My wife likes the comfortable relaxed atmosphere... The burgers with pineapple are excellent... One day soon we will try the breakfast menu...

Thank Muata M
Reviewed 10 July 2014

My husband had been craving a hamburger and so we decided to stop in after reading postive Yelp reviews about this charming "hole in the wall". This VERY small diner is located on a corner across the street from HomeDepot and under the BART raliway....More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 14 October 2013

This location has a lot of years of history under its belt, and doesn't seem to have kept up. Won't go there again. Hamburger was tasty but I've had far better.

Thank scoutrader
Reviewed 25 August 2013

I liked the cozy, small atmosphere. It appeared to be run by a family. The prices seemed okay until all of the little add ons. I had a Cheesburger with a turkey patty added to it. I also had a pineapple milkshake (12 oz) and...More

Thank Dane H
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Good burgers in a tiny hut. This local spot has good burgers, onion rings, fries and shakes. Very old school. Well worth the stop. Grab it to go and enjoy it in the adjacent park.

Thank Denis B
Reviewed 31 March 2013

My favorite place to get a juicy hamburger and onion rings. I first came to this cozy diner with my partner a year ago for a quick hamburger and have been coming regularly ever since. Great friendly family service. Their lettuce wrapped hamburger is fabulous...More

Thank sunwaterwind
Reviewed 18 September 2009

Great burgers, onion rings, fries, shakes, and pies. Way better than Nations. Great service from a sweet family as well!

Thank GenEstrella
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:30
Monday
07:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:30
Thursday
07:00 - 20:30
Friday
07:00 - 20:30
Saturday
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11900 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-1754
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-236-9462
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