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El Hamburger

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Caribbean, Puerto Rican
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402 Ave. Munoz Rivera, Between Calle Lugo Vitias y Calle San Juan Bautista, San Juan 00, Puerto Rico
787-721-4269
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hole in the wall, local dive.

A friend and I was walking back to Condado from Old San Juan. The smell of cooking burger lured us into the restaraunt. The staff was warm and attentive. This was most inexpensive place I ate for the whole week. The burgers are small in size big on flavor. Great atmosphere and not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
countryfried81
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Miami, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

50 years and counting of making delicious hamburgers. the best hamburger spot in San Juan, way above the competition. If one wants a true PR experience, go at lunchtime. A great spot with great service and incredible atmosphere.

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A friend and I was walking back to Condado from Old San Juan. The smell of cooking burger lured us into the restaraunt. The staff was warm and attentive. This was most inexpensive place I ate for the whole week. The burgers are small in size big on flavor. Great atmosphere and not commercialized.

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Milan, Illinois
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

If you want a good cheap meal with the best service ever come to El Hamburger! It's nothing to look at, but wait until you have that fast food! Everything is great, but you must get a cheese burger!!! Be ware though, the place is popular! You may have to wait to sit, but if so just wait. It is... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

If I could eat their hamburgers and fries every day, I would. Great food, great location, and great prices. Love this place and highly recommend it for folks looking for that "local hangout".

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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The service was fast and good. The place is old and no air conditioned. The price is like a fast food. The hamburger is about a quarter pound with different options (toppings) like cheese, bacon, etc. The bun is small. The hamburger has a smoke flavor. They only sell hamburger ,hot dog and French fries.

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a VERY local spot. It was walking distance from our hotel (Caribe Hilton). The burgers are handmade, thick but small. The fries and onion rings aren't anything to write home about. The chocolate shake was good. The drawbacks: not very many English speaking people on staff, a lot of what they have (shakes) aren't listed on the menu--we... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Small juicy burgers they taste like every thing with one I was full. They look small but are thick u can pick it with any kind of cheese the onion rings are delicious.

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Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The menu is basic, hamburgers, you decide the cheese and extras, its a Puerta de Tierra favorite, go over, hang out. Parking is a premium and sometimes hard to find.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This burgers are probably the contenders for the best burgers in town and not just for flavor but for the price as well. Nothing fancy, not that many ingredients, just great meat patties. If you eat a lot, order 2, they're kinda small.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Traditional in my country, PR. Is excellent and inexpensive, perfect for a relax lunch after beach day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 402 Ave. Munoz Rivera, Between Calle Lugo Vitias y Calle San Juan Bautista, San Juan 00, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-721-4269

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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