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Phyllis' Giant Burgers

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2202 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-2651
+1 415-456-0866
11:00 - 21:00
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Thousand Oaks, California
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102 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really small hamburger joint and a bit worn. There are no indoor table that can seat four people. The customer service is more on the poor side. In addition, they got the order wrong, considering most of the menu is just hamburgers. The french fries were not edible.

Thank R_n_R_Travellers
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has great burgers for a very small place. Everything is fresh and made while you wait. The burgers come right out of the frig to the grill

Thank Wisconsin F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Four for lunch barely works. Have to sit outside which is right on the busy 4th Street. Very noisy. Conversation difficult. Burgers were good. Junior big enough. The very best was the fried onion rings. Best I have ever had. Crisp, fresh onions. Worth the visit. Best for two people or take out.

Thank Donna W
Kona, Hawaii
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122 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Another standby along the miracle mile. Good cheese burgers and fries. Fun little tables, but not very large, so take-away works too.

Thank Alohamary
Wichita Falls, Texas
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163 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My husband got a bacon BBQ burger and I had the (huge!) Baja chicken ciabatta. Both were really great. We sat out on the sidewalk. The place has a pretty small seating area. Prices were average for the size and quality, about $25 for two adult meals.

Thank LaceyTaylor83
San Anselmo, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

One of son's favorite burger places! The place is very small with limited seating so best for take out. Simple menu but high quality fresh ingredients make for a delicious burger. You can design your own beef burgers, chicken breast or turkey burgers. My son's favorite is the BBQ burger with sautéed onions that they add free of charge.

Thank Jolene W
San Rafael, California
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105 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Burger was not best in Marin...meat was bland, most likely frozen. Bun was soggy, and fell apart after two bites. Lettuce was brown and the tomato was tasteless. I got order to go...thank God! I felt like I needed a shower after sitting in booth for 5 mins while I waited on burger. Place was disgustingly filthy. 1/2 inch layer... More 

Thank david a
Mill Valley, California
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The ambience isn't much and seating is limited, but the burgers are pretty good. They'll cook them medium-rare, which I appreciate.

Thank Cynthia94941
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Organic beef and all the right burger prep and trimmings, in the burger burger style hut with outdoor seating. We're not talking elegant ambience, just the basics you need to enjoy a fantastic burger. Fries and onion rings also excellent. I also love the self serve pickle container. (my appetizers!)

Thank dcsjoe123 .
North of San Francisco
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

When I think about Phyllis' burgers my mouth starts to water becaus they are so damn good. Lately I've been ordering the Bordenaves special with chipotle sauce. It is the best burger around, the prices are decent, the meat is grass fed and local and the staff is super at handling all the traffic that flows through here. It is... More 

Thank efejle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2202 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-2651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-456-0866

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