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73091 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
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Ranked #1 of 240 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Welcome to hamburger heaven! At GRILL-A-BURGER we have a passion for hamburgers. We make our trendsetting burgers the old-fashioned way using only the finest and freshest ingredients available. Our hand crafted, grilled-to-order, moist and juicy patties are made daily from fresh (never frozen) 100% all-natural USDA Inspected Choice Beef, free of artificial hormones, antibiotics, and other things that don’t belong in hamburgers. And we have nice buns, too! They are freshly baked daily at a local bakery. Buns are slightly toasted and garnished with garden crisp lettuce, hand-sliced red onion, vine-ripened tomato and sliced kosher pickles. Our homemade French fries are never frozen and are only made with fresh Idaho Russet potatoes that are hand cut, double-fried and lightly salted without any processing steps in between. And we change our zero trans fat oil every day! Clean oil = crisp, great-tasting fries! Our authentic soda fountain milkshakes and malts are hand-dipped, hand spun and made with premium vanilla bean ice cream, whole milk and natural flavorings. All served in a place that considers our environment by using food packaging that is all natural and made from annually renewable resources by buying from as many local vendors as possible and, of course, by using energy efficient equipment and recycling. We hope this is everything that you have been looking for in a burger place and MORE! Again, welcome and enjoy!Awards includeBest Burger Desert Sun 2008, 2009, 2010Best Burger Palm Springs Life 2011-12LA Times Best Burger in the Inland Empire 2012
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English first
Moscow, Idaho
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Great burgers great fries. They will let you put a veggie patty into any of their specialty concoctions. Parmesan fries and avocado fries were great.

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Santa Clarita, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

This little burger joint in a grocery store strip mall is easy to miss, but don't miss it! They really do have the best burger in town, by far, so it's worth the trip and then some. The place is small, but very clean, comfortable and cutely decorated. Service is good, but can be spotty if the place is crowded.... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We hit up this spot with some friends and were super impressed. The menu has a large number of choices. Deciding which one to get was not easy because several options were right up my alley. The fried avocados were delicious. The burgers are big, so show up hungry and you won't be disappointed.

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Del Mar, California
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437 reviews 437 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We ate here based on TA reviews and we were expecting something better than what we got. To start with the service was lacking and it took a while for the waiter to come by and take our order. The hamburgers were a disappointment and really nothing special about them at all. The patty was over cooked and was basically... More 

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Our family was visiting Palm Desert in November and wanted to find a good place to eat that would be good and affordable. A man we met at the pool suggested Grill-A Burger. We were sceptical but decided to visit and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The hamburgers are made from fresh ground beef daily. The taste was fantastic. The menu... More 

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Napa, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The burgers are their main menu item, but they were very good and the side dishes were excellent. The service was excellent and staff were very friendly and attentive.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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146 reviews 146 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I had dinner at Grill-A-Burger on December 9th and it was excellent. The host and waiter were very friendly and provided excellent service. I started with a house salad as an appetizer and had the #7 Chili Chili Bang Bang burger with onion rings. All the food was fantastic and cooked perfectly. I liked the friendly atmosphere of the restaurant... More 

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Vancouver BC
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157 reviews 157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It's a burger joint, not a fancy restaurant, but wow, the best burger ever. Strip Mall, unassuming outside, sports bar inside, but what great staff, especially Donna. I had the #24, with blue cheese sauce, bacon, mushrooms. My wife had the "Ooh La La" in lettuce wrap, no bun. And an order of Yam fries. We are coming back with... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A thick chocolate shake, avocado on my perfectly grilled burger and loads of hand cut fries. Burger joint heaven. So delicious. Took me back to my youth before this great food became fast. If you visit the valley, you have to go.

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Blue Hill, Maine
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Wear an old tee shirt because these burgers drip to your elbows! So good !! And the hand cut fries, really are- one small order was enough for the two of us. Both the shake and the malt we had were the old fashioned real things. My burger, the cheddar cheese bacon with a cool name I can't recall was... More 

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Additional Information about Grill-A-Burger

Address: 73091 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone Number: 760-346-8170
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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