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Hodad's

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5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
+1 619-224-4623
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great burger and and fringe and omg milkshakes my boys were in heaven. Well worth the wait. Fun atmosphere.

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Thank Karin S
Raymore, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had heard a lot about Hodad's from Trip Advisor so I knew we had to visit while we were there. The food was great as was the atmosphere. I do have to warn people, the double burger, with all the toppings, is huge! I couldn't fit the whole thing in my mouth, and I do have a big mouth, and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look - This was not a bad experience - if you're in the area it's somewhat iconic. Just sitting down and working with the dude surfer guys is an experience. We saw the line....said what the hell and que'd up. Not the "best burger and fries EVA DUDE ! " but it was entertaining.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried to come here last year for lunch, but could not wait. Return visit more successful, and definitely worth the wait. Great burgers, "frings", and neopolitan malts!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband walked here for Dog Beach to grab us a bite. Oh my goodness it was so good! I had a BLT with fries. My husband had a burger and a chicken sandwich with onion rings. Everything was delicious and fresh tasting!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several people had mentioned Hodad's when they found out I was going to San Diego and since I was isolated at a conference at the Sheraton by the airport I was itching to get out and experience quintessential San Diego. Hodad's in Ocean Beach is it. Uber'ed to OB to catch the sunset at the pier then walked to Hodad's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dude, if you find you way to Ocean Beach there is only one place you have to try. Hodad's is truly legendary and the price is right. Go treat yourself to a great meal in one of the coolest places in SoCal.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ahhmazing burgers, onion rings and fries. Loved it soo much my family and I went twice during our 4day vacation in San Diego. It was our 1st and last stop. I would fly to San Diego just for one of their burgers if I could.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best experience in my life. They have license plates with different slang around the whole place. We got burgers, fries, and shakes. Highly recommend the shakes they put a scoop of ice cream on top making it even more delicious. The fries were like breaded wedges .... so good!!!!! Love this place, left with a food baby!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband has been talking about Hodad's for years. He is a huge burger fanatic and knew that they were known to have the best in San Diego. We stopped by on a weekday right when they opened. We had a great experience. I ordered the mini bacon cheeseburger with onion rings and everything was delicious. Keep in mind that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-224-4623

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