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Val's Burgers

2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
510-889-8257
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Yucaipa, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I have never been to a burger joint quite like Val's. It is like an authentic 50's diner. It has been around for awhile too, so it makes it even that much better. I loved that they had buger toppings on the table. Yum! There vanilla malts were extra malty. We LOVE that. Our waitress was great. BUT, when we... More

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Oakland California
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Although not much money has ever been spent on the décor, the food remains stellar and solid Having eaten here many years ago the food standards remain high with the quality surpurb. My first trip here was prior to a rather formal meeting starting at seven. Ordered a papa burger, onion rings, fries, and a real chocolate malt. It was... More

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife has been going to Val's since she was a little girl, and she now takes her grand-kids. Burgers and fries of course. The buns are too small, or the burgers too big. Only order 1 side of fries, it doesn't matter how many in your party, one order is enough. There are plenty of good menu choices; stew,... More

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Hayward, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a genuine burger joint that will fill you up fast and keep you coming back for more. Huge orders of fries and onion rings. Be careful, the parking lot fills up fast, but it is worth the wait. This is a local favorite!

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Springfield
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We try to visit Val's every time we come to Hayward, and we're always glad we did. This was our second visit this trip. We always seem to order the same items 'cause we like them so much. Burgers with cheese, bacon, tomato - then piled with pickles and onions. Onion rings -- always crisp, never over-breaded. Mushrooms flavored with... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I was at a business conference in San Francisco. Took the rental car and drove to Val's for lunch on the final day of the meeting. There is nothing like a Val's burger and a milk shake for true comfort food. I lived in Hayward for over twenty years and have eaten here many times. This was my first trip... More

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California, U.S.
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you pass by Kelly Street, you will not miss this burger place. The parking lot is always full and this is one of the best burger place in Hayward. The size of the burger is HUGE so I have to order a kid burger. Just remember this place is always packed so you need to come early for lunch... More

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Hayward, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good food for a local diner...need to bring cash as they don't accept debit or credit. Waitress was short and seemed annoyed, have had better service there in past. Parking lot can be tricky specially if you have a larger vehicle.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Val's is THE burger place in Hayward. The waitresses are real pros, who have been there for years. The food is consistently good. The best onion rings around! It's a decadent lunch spot; you'll feel guilty all afternoon. But you'll love it! I'm all over the Patty Melt. No web site. No Open Table. No reservations in advance. No big... More

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Hayward
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great burger, cooked exactly like you want, condiments on table so you can make the burger the way you like it and oh yeah, the shakes and onion rings are to die for. Family run and great staff. Wonderful place to take your family.

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Address: 2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
Phone Number: 510-889-8257
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
Cuisine: American

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