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Tommy's Original World Famous Hamburgers

170 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1950
+1 626-792-5971
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
24 May 2017
“Good Chili”
26 Mar 2017
“Take away sunday”
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Fast food, American
170 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1950
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Now at the risk of being a wet blanket to the cult of Tommy. I found the chili offered here to be pretty good. But sadly the rest of the menu is not of the same caliber.

Thank David L
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for a Sunday drive by & dig in to their cheese burger & fries with chili beans..same as usual, Good 'ol burger & fries..👍🏻

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Went here on a recommendation from our hotel valet! Glad we went! Great food, fast service. We will be back!

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 25 March 2016

First of all...I LOVE Tommy burgers, they're my very favorite. I also love their original location on Beverly/Rampart in L.A., but since I can't always get there, this Pasadena location is very convenient. Great chili cheese burgers, great fries, I never get tired of this...More

Thank GermaicanSpiceGirl
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The last time we ate at a Tommy's was probably 30 or 35 years ago and since we were in LA for a conference, we decided to see if it was as good as we remembered. We found this store near the conference. The hamburgers...More

Thank JackofPBFL
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Even bigger and better burgers now! Plus some of the best chili to top your burgers, dogs or fries. What a delicious mess!! Don't miss it.

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

A local raved about thr chili-covered hamburgers so I gave Tommy's a try. The chili was incredibly greasy. I left most of the hamburger on the tray and felt sick after eating just a little bit. The fries were mediocre. The soda was good! I...More

Thank dwnhkr
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I've been coming to Tommy's for years. They are priced right, offer speedy service and the chili is generously placed on your burgers, fries, etc. Sometimes I will order the chili cheese fries which are pretty good, but mostly just come here for the burgers....More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 4 November 2013

While visiting from Florida, Tommy's was a local recommendation. After leaving the Pasadena City College Flea Market, on Sunday, stopped by Tommy's for lunch. We were not disappointed! Ate their famous doubleburger (cheeseburger) with chili, and chili fries. Tasty, but don't expect thick meat patties....More

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The difference between Tommy's and most other burger places is that their burger comes with chili on it. If you like chili, this is a plus. There are 3 things I like about this place: 1) Good food - last time I went here I...More

Thank JohnB00007
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US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 170 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-5971
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