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Fred's Old Fashioned Hamburgers - CLOSED

1285 E. Madison, El Cajon, CA
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El Cajon, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Need to remove this Business Freds in El Cajon is closed due to lack of business a shame, everytime El Cajon has a good place to eat , no one eats there, The one in Alpine is still open

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El Cajon, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

But....In-N-Out it a bit better. I wish them the best. Small food chains are tough to keep successful.

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El Cajon, California, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

love the bacon hamburger and fries and a shake prices arent that bad I came to this place at least twice a month customer service I wont say is good or bad is just not what I spec from this business you get better customer service and more friendly personnel from a chain fast food restaurant, but the food still... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

We just ate at Fred's in Alpine before flying back to England later today. My husband said his hamburger was delicious and so was my chicken burger. As for the chips, they were crinkly and crispy and miles ahead of MacDonald's fries. MacDonalds has just opened up the road from Fred's so please do give this excellent burger cafe a... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Want good burgers? Good crinkle fries and smooth root beer? Go to Fred's. bring your old fashioned car.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

To go with that mind blowing burger you can order crinkly fries and they are so hot and crispy with soft centers. The best part of the burgers are the juicy patty and crispy edges. The root beer actually tastes like old fashion root beer. If that we're not enough check out the cars on the car weekends out there.... More

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El Cajon, California
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83 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I am old fashioned and Love a Malt but they are hard to come by. I have eaten at Fred's location in Alpine since 2007 and loved when he opened in El Cajon and I am a regular now. Great Burgers huge, they have a 2 pounder you can have them cut in 4's and feed a whole family with... More

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San Diego, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I pleasant change from the fast food joints. Hamburgers are very good and fries are better than average. Best part - order yourself a godd old fashion milkshake or malt! I want one just thinking about it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012 via mobile

Excellent hamburgers and fries. Cut little restaurant with a clean 50's theme. Wonderful signs in the restaurant. Nice clean bathrooms. Good service will definitely visit again when in the area.

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

We love Fred's. We frequent Fred's in Alpine and in El Cajon. My kids love the malts and shakes. I think they're burgers are delicious and so does my husband. He and I both love their onion rings. We also enjoy the 50's atmosphere. It's so fun to see the old advertisements and posters. They place has a lot of... More

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Additional Information about Fred's Old Fashioned Hamburgers

Address: 1285 E. Madison, El Cajon, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
Cuisine: Hamburgers

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