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Betty's Burgers

1000 41st Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
831-475-5901
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Ranked #39 of 327 restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Fast Food, Ice Cream
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Our delicious burgers are made with fresh, all-natural beef with NO hormones and NO antibiotics. Local vegetables are delivered fresh daily.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Santa Cruz, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The first time I visited was after I passed this place on the way to a street fair and decided to stop in for lunch, it smelled great from outside. Went in and ordered a "smokin betty" burger. Didn't order anything else, portion size was reasonable. The burger was pretty good too. The second time I went with family, ordered... More

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Richland, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This isn't the cheapest place in town to take the family but the burgers were good. Everyone enjoyed their food and it wasn't terribly priced but could still be expensive if you're travelling with a large family. Great for a couple or small family.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Great food. Burgers are good sized and absolutely delicious. I had a specific craving for a burger here in healthy town and this totally hit the spot. They will serve it without bread bun if you would like, but, um, no...I am a purist. Cool decor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Ate lunch here with my daughters on a Friday afternoon. The service was quick, and the burgers were huge and well made. The produce on the burgers was so fresh it was obviously purchased that day. The dining area was a bit run down but very clean. They employees all had great attitudes and seemed to like their jobs. I... More

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Capitola, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I love the choice of burgers: salmon, veggie, grass fed non-hormone beef, chicken and turkey. Wow what a concept. I had the grass fed beef burger. It was the most delicious ever. My friend thoroughly enjoyed her turkey burger. We also got a side of sweet potatoe fries that seemed to melt in our mouths. My husband raved about his... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I went for a drive to Santa Cruz after the Christmas holiday and found this wonderful spot where we had just walked into on a whim. The Kona lager was delicious on the hot day. We enjoyed the popcorn shrimp for an appetizer while we contemplated the sandwich menu. He chose the BLT on sourdough and I... More

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Port Orchard, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

It was the best burger that I have had from a fast-food take out, All was great, including the bun. Glad I didn't order fries, had enoug trouble eating the burger with extra lettuce.

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Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Diego, your customer services was awesome!! We called in our order on 08/21, you were attentive, clear and did not rush me on the phone. I was stoked that I was able to substitute a "beef" burger for a "turkey" burger on my Duke!! Our order was ready when we got there. Everything was super good. My only "gripe" would... More

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Watsonville, California
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Being a local, I was hoping this was going to be better; had my hopes up only to be disappointed. I ordered the Basic Betty ... and while everything was okay, there was nothing to "write home about." It was just sorta blah; honestly, no taste. Major surprise ... but truth is truth. I added some seasoning as well as... More

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Salinas, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Well this is the one on the main strip of Santa Cruz down by the Catalyst. It was too crowded and when I got my burger, there was not much of a taste. That is too bad. I will wonder if the others are the same way.

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