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Johnny Rockets

1111 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1634
650-306-9500
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USA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Redwood City Johnny Rockets is my favorite location. Easy parking and great food and service. Unfortunately, Johnny Rockets sometimes likes to put their restaurants in tourist areas. I avoid these locations. It's hard to find a better hamburger than Johnny Rockets. The buns are a little big so I have them put mine on a kids bun. If you... More

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Redwood City, California
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194 reviews 194 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My son and friend wanted to go here. We were seated immediately and Eileen was cheerful and attentive. The Hot Dog and BLT Sandwich looked good and were devoured by the boys. I enjoyed my patty melt (cooked as I requested without onions). The Mocha Fudge Shake was a real treat. Parking was okay even with Old Navy next door.... More

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California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've eaten at a number of their restaurants from Virginia to California, and they all did a good job of preparing the type of food you'd expect. If you want 1950's diner style food with the decor and service to go along with it, this is the place. And they do a good job of it. Unfortunately this location failed... More

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Redwood City, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good Fries, great shakes, OK Burgers! Love to call ahead on the way home, pull up in front to "pick up" spots, and run in to get my order. Always HOT and fresh! Friendly, fun, and clean environment!

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Redwood City, California
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194 reviews 194 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went for lunch with my son after football practice and was very pleased. The Smoke House Double my son had filled him up (thankfully). My original was also good. Happy to have ordered the Mocha Hot Fudge shake. Maria was good as a server and the Manager (Ryan) was very attentive and made sure everything was in order.

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

good food, reliable, predictable, good for kids, appreciate the experience, always good as a go-to place when you are hungry for diner food, nice ambiance, friendly staff, easy parking, not too crowded, fun atmosphere, always entertaining

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San Francisco
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167 reviews 167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Johnny Rockets is a small chain and feature such things as hearty milkshakes, jukebox options at the table, old-fashioned hamburgers, and waiters dressed right out of the 40s. The menu has expanded beyond hamburgers, although most of the other options are not exceptionable (don't have the Philly cheesesteak). Most servers are young and enthusiastic, but sometimes confused or inattentive. Overpriced... More

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Syracuse, New York, USA
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Delicious Butterfinger shake. Good fries. Burger was decent. Miss the nickel-operated jukeboxes, but you can't have it all.

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Belmont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

You'll love the retro atmosphere at restaurant. Its memorabilia includes items from the 1940's and 1950's-even the music takes you back. Its menu is billed as "Classic American Eats!" and will not disappoint. There are many menu choices, including such all-American favorites as cheeseburgers, fries, shakes and malts. There's also variety in their menu-I had their BBQ Chicken Bacon Melt-it... More

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Redwood City, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

not much else to say than that. You can get burgers a bit better than other places here, but not as good as yet other places around.

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