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Clarke's Charcoal Broiler

615 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2507
+1 650-967-0851
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
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615 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2507
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Reviewed yesterday

Tastiest burgers around. And you get to load on the goodies yourself at the condiment bar. I really like that. Prices are a bit steeper than that other "have it your way" chain, but so many more burger options on the menu (today, I had...More

Thank D Walter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clark’s cooks on real bbq. It has great flavor and is a very fun place the mocha shack is in real. It has been in the same location since the 40’s. Go have fun

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I visited Clarke's for lunch with a friend. Looks like the place has been there forever on busy El Camino Real, and the interior and patio are real throwbacks to old burger joints. You order at the counter and they announce your name on a...More

Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Never been here before until today.... We stopped by before our long day out on the peninsula... Omelettes we're good.. very hot.. Pancakes were bug and yummy with berries... Food came out hot... Pretty fast... We sat outside... I would go back to try a...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A quintessential old style burger joint, been around since 1945. Families, college kids, military all eating here. Eat inside or outside. My burger was excellent: great beef, bacon, and really tasty and freshly made guac with chunks of avocado. The onion rings were very good...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I don't eat beef, and am not always happy with the turkey burgers I have had elsewhere. Clarke's are consistently good. The onion rings, sweet potato fries, and shakes are also very good (though hardly on my regular diet!) I enjoy the casual, open atmosphere....More

Thank DLGersh
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Driving thru town and saw this place. It isn't a chain restaurant which usually means the food is better, and it's more of a local's place. And it was. The burger was big and juicy, the fries were crisp and not-soggy. The "fixin" table is...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 11 May 2017

On some visits, the food is outstanding and on others it is just average. We usually order the ribs. The french fries are normal restaurant fare meaning not worth eating.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great little place offering burgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken and fries, plus other charcoal grilled goodies. Fresh lettuce and tomatoes, condiment bar. Guacamole burger was good too. Super casual, so don't dress up. Breakfast only served on weekend mornings. A bit expensive for burgers but...More

Thank sbs28
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Just popped out to dinner with my College age son, who is a big burger fan, and introduced him to one of my favorite old burger haunts - Clarke's. What a pleasant surprise to find it better than ever. If you are visiting the area,...More

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-967-0851
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