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Red Onion

11900 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-1754
510-236-9462
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Ranked #22 of 75 restaurants in El Cerrito
Most recent review
- Jul 9, 2014
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English first
Cerritos, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My husband had been craving a hamburger and so we decided to stop in after reading postive Yelp reviews about this charming "hole in the wall". This VERY small diner is located on a corner across the street from HomeDepot and under the BART raliway. As you walk in you notice a lot of activity: all the tables and most... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This location has a lot of years of history under its belt, and doesn't seem to have kept up. Won't go there again. Hamburger was tasty but I've had far better.

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Gervais
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I liked the cozy, small atmosphere. It appeared to be run by a family. The prices seemed okay until all of the little add ons. I had a Cheesburger with a turkey patty added to it. I also had a pineapple milkshake (12 oz) and some chili cheese fries. I also bought a Cheeseburger, fries and drink for my employee... More

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Oakland, California, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Good burgers in a tiny hut. This local spot has good burgers, onion rings, fries and shakes. Very old school. Well worth the stop. Grab it to go and enjoy it in the adjacent park.

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East Bay,California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

My favorite place to get a juicy hamburger and onion rings. I first came to this cozy diner with my partner a year ago for a quick hamburger and have been coming regularly ever since. Great friendly family service. Their lettuce wrapped hamburger is fabulous if you are watching the carbs.

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California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2009

Great burgers, onion rings, fries, shakes, and pies. Way better than Nations. Great service from a sweet family as well!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2008

Good burgers and I LOVE their onion rings. We usually do take out ( you leave with your hair greased if you eat there) plus since the owner was shot to death ... we do take out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2008

Good burgers, but I haven't been there since the owner was shot and killed

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2008

good for a quick burger and fries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2007

My husband who happens to be a great chef, had a craving for a good juicy burger, I said I know the perfect place and took him to the Red Onion in El Cerrito and he was hooked. When a good burger is what we want this is the place to go without a doubt.

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