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Godfather's Burger Lounge

1500 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA
+1 650-637-9257
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Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in Belmont
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Description: Godfather's Burger Lounge offers gourmet American cuisine with an elegant European twist. Come enjoy one of our delicious grass-fed burgers.
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Description: Godfather's Burger Lounge offers gourmet American cuisine with an elegant European twist. Come enjoy one of our delicious grass-fed burgers.
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English first
San Mateo, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

When you first walk into Godfathers Burger lounge you find a very small restaurant and lounge. It reminds me of a neighborhood hangout you would find in San Francisco. There is always a line on a Friday or Saturday night. My guess is that the place holds around 60 customers. The menu is filled with different kinds of burgers with... More

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Found it just by pure coincidence before our flight home and it was best meal during our three weeks holidays. Well done to all staff. Defo recommending.

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

Glad you guys found us before you left town! I'll be sure to share your compliments with the rest of the team. Hope to have you back next time, Mike More

Reston, Virginia
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This restaurant is one of the reasons that I love using TripAdvisor. Without it, we would inevitably have passed by this local gem. Very understated from the outside, the inside has loads of character with a movie theme in the decor - the scrolling photos of classic Hollywood movie stars on a large screen on one wall allowed a family... More

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

Glad you found us here on TripAdvisor and that we were able to wrap up your trip with you and yours. I hope we get a chance to see you on your next trip to the west coast as well! All the best, Mike More

Fairfax, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Yes, I'm from the East Coast and my trip to Silicon Valley was going to last less than 24 hours so I decided to keep my clock on East Coast time. Showed up at 4:30pm on a Sunday afternoon (local time) and the place was almost packed. Sat at the bar, and was treated to one of the best "basic"... More

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

Glad you were able to join us for a burger while you were in town from Virginia! We'd love a chance to grill up another next time you're in our neck of the woods. Have a great rest of the summer! All the best, Mike More

San Mateo, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have eaten here 3 times and never disappointed. It is a small building so we try to time going for early dinner or lunch. We got seated right away each time. It's a little pricy but The burgers are great, The last time we ordered a salad to share and shared the burger and was full. I like going... More

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

Huge thanks both for your business and your recommendation, Sel! Let us know if there's anything we can do to finally show you a 5-star time on your next visit. All the best, Mike More

Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

These are by far the best burgers in Belmont! Even the vegetarian one is good. The staff is always helpful and the atmosphere is different. It's obviously mobster themed. Works well both for friendly gatherings and for a date. Just remember to show up hungry!

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

"Best burgers in Belmont"? That's a beautiful thing right there, John. I'm very glad to hear that my team has made you feel at home and that you dig the restaurant itself. See you next time you're ready to show up hungry. All the best, Mike More

Foster City, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is a hidden gem . The food is great. Burgers are juicy never once had one dry , it's a must to order the ""Sweet Potato Fries"" OMG to describe the sweet potato fries and the dipping sauce it comes with is fantastic. I been here a few times every time it was a hit. It's an Great... More

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

You should definitely go with the crab cakes next time! I really don't think you'll be disappointed. Thank you for such a great review, though -- this kind of support means a lot to us. See you next time! Cheers, Mike More

San Jose, CA
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Compared to your other choices in this area this one is simple and fun, especially for kids. Lots of mafia terms buried in the menu. Be sure to make reservations. Food is delicious, prices are reasonable, the wait staff busts a gut to please you. Biggest negative is very limited parking, so lose the high heels. You may walk a... More

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

Good food and good fun are exactly what we're going for! My team will be glad to know that they were able to make your night that much better, Joey. I'm proud to have a staff that cares so much about making sure you have a great time. We know parking in the neighborhood isn't always the easiest, so thanks... More

Belmont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great burgers, welcoming staff, efficient service, and pleasant atmosphere. We enjoyed the movie themed decor and the great locally brewed beer.

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Aleks T, Owner at Godfather's Burger Lounge, responded to this review

It makes my day to hear that we met your expectations on all fronts, Carolyn. We hope to have you back again for more local brews! Until then, Mike More

Belmont, California, United States
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good atmosphere and great food, interesting selection. Moderately long waits if you go at peak eating times but worth it! Downside, it is a small place so there is not much elbow room between tables.

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