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4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6905
310-827-8600
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Build Your Burger

Excellent service and great atmosphere and food. Employees love their jobs A++++ A great start to our West Coast vacation!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent service and great atmosphere and food. Employees love their jobs A++++ A great start to our West Coast vacation!

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Busy upscale shopping center, is fun to visit after a fun lunch or supper. Helpful waitstaff aid in selecting any type of burger, beef, bison, veggie. Choose of bun, or atop a salad. Sweet potato fries are great. Write up your order from the menu. Sauces and condiments abound. It is a bit noisy and crowded at lunchtime but if... More 

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Encino
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Its a great location. You can bike there since the 18 mile bike path is across the street. You can drive there. You can stop on the way to the airport. The staff is very friendly and place looks great.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This place is amazing! The burgers are fantastic, full of flavour and juicy. But it's the ability to build your own that sets this place apart. Choose from 3 different size pates or 7 different other types of pate, 10+ different cheeses, 20+ different sauces, 40+ different toppings, 10 different buns and then there's the sides!! This is a must... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Counter offers a wonderful variety of burgers, salads and kids menus. You can get a burger on a bun or in a bowl with salad goodies under the food. One can special order their own choice of burger also. I love this place. The service is good, you can have a conversation without competing with loud music.

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Los Angeles, California
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38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Been here multiple times. Clean place, nice and friendly people working here. Food always good.. I had the 1/3 burger and my wife the chicken burger with sweet potato fries.. All great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The burger was great, probably the best burger around. We did the build a burger. There are a lot of options to put on your burger . You also have a choice of type of burger, it could be ahi tuna, beef, turkey, chicken, or vegetable . They also have a large selection of fries. My fries were cold but... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you like burgers, this is the best for a custom made meal. GOOD: Almost anything you can think of they will put on your sandwich. Not just cow but bison, fish, turkey. BAD: Service is slow. Parking is hard at peak times. COLD, I was her once in the summer and my wife wanted to leave because the A/C... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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232 reviews 232 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Counter has by far the best system for ordering, a piece of paper and a pencil, circle what you'd like. I love that the orders are never wrong! The selection here, from buns, protein, toppings, sauces...... is insane. It is easy to get carried away, but whatever I've ordered here, has been fantastic. Strongly suggest the onion strings.

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Chicago
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went to the Marina Del Rey location and this is basically a burger shop where you can pick from twelve or so ingredients to customize your burger. They also have chicken, salmon, tuna and vegi options. The meat patties really weren't special in their own right so I couldn't see what made this place more special than any other restaurant.... More 

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Additional Information about The Counter

Address: 4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6905
Phone Number: 310-827-8600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: 310-827-8600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?