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7254 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90602-1312
+1 562-698-4464
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06:00 - 00:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

While staying at the Radisson we we advised that we should try Ricks across the street for lunch. We were not disappointed. The burgers and fries were delicious, service was fast and the employees were nice and friendly. I would definitely recommend.

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Thank tappy48
Peoria, Arizona
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This restaurant is next to our hotel. The food is diner-ish but very tasty. Good size portions, and nothing we didn’t like. We ate here a few times during our stay, and really liked it. Prices were great as well...super affordable.

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Thank pinksugar72
Brentwood, California
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Ricks was a life-saver for me as I was staying at the Raddison Hotel just south across the street from the restaurant. It is a small diner but it was an oasis for me from the high cost of a hotel breakfast for a standard breakfast of two eggs, hash browns, juice, and French toast.

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Thank Mark M
Virginia
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316 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

I know that Rick's is a Whittier favorite, but I still wonder why. We tried them twice during our last visit and decided that we won't be back. Yes, you can taste that the burgers were grilled, but that's after they came out of the freezer. Yes, they have tomato and lettuce, and are inexpensive, but sometimes you want good,... More 

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Thank VEC24
Whittier, California
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

Just whipped through the drive thru and ordered a cheeseburger. 2.91$. Wanted to try something other than the big chains. No drink or fries so I tasted the burger well. Bun was toasted perfectly the meat fresh and packed with lettuce and tomato. I enjoyed the burger a lot more than say a Big Mac. I'll be back.

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Thank v incent b
Whittier
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

You want a very good burger? I had a good sized one with chili. Very very tasty! While we were there it got very busy with customers coming in & out or staying in for the meal. The service is great. Very very clean. A lot of room inside & out for eating. Right now they have their place decorated... More 

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Chicago area
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

I've eaten here several times over the years. The burger, chili, and cherry pie were just fine after a long day. Everyone is pleasant and friendly.

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1 Thank BobZoom
Camas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

Ricks has been there forever, so they must be doing something right. I must say that my all time fav - patty melt - has been kinda ruined by the addition of lettuce and tomato. Chili cheese fries are still very good.

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Thank Jamie L
Whittier, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Rick's Burgers is an icon in Uptown Whittier. Not only do they sell the best burgers and fries, but they have a great fan following. Every Christmas, they fill up the outside courtyard with elaborate decorations and a 30 foot (or so) tall tree with all the bells and whistles (and lights!). Their prices are very reasonable, well-staffed, and the... More 

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Dalls
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

We ate here several times during our 10 day stay at the Whittier Radisson across the street. If you like Burger dives, old fashioned mom and pop California low cost restaurants then you may like this place. The prices were surprisingly low. They had a large menu with plenty to choose from. It was a popular local eatery with some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7254 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90602-1312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Whittier
  • Phone Number: +1 562-698-4464

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