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Hamburger Heaven

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5309 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5317
205-981-6402
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good food

The burgers and hot dogs were good. They were made to order, fresh, and hot. The french fries are thicker cut, which is great. We had one shake at our table, peanut butter. It was very thick but had just the right amount of peanut butter taste. Overall a good meal but nothing exceptional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The burgers and hot dogs were good. They were made to order, fresh, and hot. The french fries are thicker cut, which is great. We had one shake at our table, peanut butter. It was very thick but had just the right amount of peanut butter taste. Overall a good meal but nothing exceptional.

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Had big burger and onion rings. Wife and I split the burger and it was very good. Service was very fast and cared about my order and checked it twice to make sure.

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Tifton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Stopped in for lunch while headed to Memphis. We had a burger combo and hamburger steak meal. Both were tasty and reasonably priced. Generally, food was good, service fast and friendly, and bathrooms clean.

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Westover, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This placed is a beloved birmingham landmark but my experience was not good. Cold Kringle cut fries and a burger that had a mealy consistency and a strange taste. Tossed it in the garbage because I was not sure if the meat had not gone bad.

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Wytheville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I wasn't expecting the type of restaurant .. was expecting more of a sit-down type and surprised to find it was a fast food atmosphere .. BUT .. the food was great and thoroughly satisfied.

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Hoover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is the best hamburger in Birmingham. It is really good. You need to add bacon. The shakes are out of this world.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I've visited Hamburger Heaven for lunch many times over the past few years. The quality is always good and consistent. I have noticed that the fries seem more greasy and soggy each time, although that could be my perception. I like this place - it's local and the service is fast. I've eaten burgers and chili cheese dogs. I recommend... More 

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Panama City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We don't do burger joints usually, but it sounded good that day and we just happened to see Hamburger Heaven. We were very surprised. The burgers were big and juicy and fresh made. You order at the counter and take the food to a table, so it is a fast food burger place. It is way better than 5 Guys... More 

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Tampa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Hamburger was very good...decent size and value but fries were very disappointing. Their original hamburger was pretty good.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Don't care for the hamburgers much, but the turkey sandwich is really good. Ice cream is good, cheese fries nice and gooey. Quick service, and a family friendly place.

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Address: 5309 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5317
Phone Number: 205-981-6402
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Cuisine: Hamburgers

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  • Address: 5309 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5317
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205-981-6402

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

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