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Ocean Beach
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5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
+1 619-224-4623
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

best-biggest burger i've ever had. Awesome vibe, staff was ever-present to assist. Place isn't real big and was very packed but worth the wait and the tight quarters.

Thank Roger C
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Better bring your appetite cuz these burgers are great! Onion rings are the way to go as a side. Good customer service and fun atmosphere. Great place

Thank Richard B
Spokane Valley, Washington
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food goid, go see if you havent. Hipe because of food network, which i love tho. Ocean Beach neat area longest pier on west coast

Thank Richard W
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Neat place. Had the single bacon cheese burger with the works. Amazing burger, great beef patty complemented with onions tomato lettuce cheese and bacon. Shakes are great and supper filling so consider splitting one. Rings were ok but were not hot when they arrived. Would definitely go back next time in San Diego.

Thank thehighlander2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Very neat place to eat. We sat at a little bar facing the the street. I ordered a bacon cheeseburger with onion rings and added french fries. It Was a Very Good Burger and the onion rings and Fries were delicious also. When I come back to San Diego we will definitely have to stop here... More 

Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Killer burgers, fries, rings and things! Dark inside, but the vibe is simply not matched elsewhere. All patrons are completely enjoying the food, and the atmosphere. Loved the mini VW bus outside, happy to see all the license plates. A true original, Thanks MIKE, and all the best

Thank Sherrie W
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best burger in San Diego which was hard to admit as I'm a In N Out loyalist. The portions are huge and the meats are cooked to perfection. If you are going for lunch the best option is to show up 10 minutes before they open as there seems to be a line everyday. Even with a fully packed restaurant... More 

Thank m2dudine
Hartselle, Alabama
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This burger tasted juicy and amazing! But the onion rings, fries and milkshakes can't be beat! The customer service was awesome considering the place was so small. We constantly had someone checking our drinks or asking if we needed anything at all . We loved it and would definitely be back!

Thank BHBhouse
Croydon, Pennsylvania
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227 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Burgers are delicious we heard about this place on the food network so we had to stop in nd well worth the visit

Thank Mikek686
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great burger, fun environment. Don't let the long line fool you outside. They move people in and out quickly. One of the best burgers I've ever had!

Thank Renee Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?