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Jack's Hamburgers

202 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4351
831-423-4421
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Ranked #65 of 329 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Santa Cruz, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Burgers and sandwiches. There is no better burger in the 831. Solid salads, great milk shakes and a friendly no attitude staff.

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Richland, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

From the reviews I read I thought these burgers would be amazing but they were just ok. There's almost no room to sit down and if it's even close to busy you might have to pay to park down the street.

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We just chanced upon this. Gray little find. Had the 1/3 pounder chipotle burger. Very tasty. Slightly on the pricey side. Would go back for just the burger.

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I go to Jacks anytime I want a good Hamburger and Fries, the service is quick the price is right and it has been in downtown Santa Cruz seems like forever...I am never disappointed with Jack's I highly recommended it for a quick meal and friendly service...I have also had the Chicken Burger equally good...Nothing fancy but clean,you go to... More

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Santa Cruz, California
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I didn't have a burger, but I tried the chicken sandwich and it was very tasty! I've heard the burgers and really good, I'm looking forward to coming back soon and trying one.

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Denver, Iowa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

A good place to visit. Doesn't look like much, but they are known for their burgers. If you go on a Wednesday...it is right across from the farmers market, so, can visit that also.

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Santa Cruz, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This place has been the standard for cheese burgers for years. Always good always consistent. The menu is not fancy or complicated just a great place for lunch.

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San Jose, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I looked online for the best burgers in Santa Cruz and decided on trying Jack's and Surfrider. Surfrider is one of the best cheeseburgers I have ever had and my brother agreed. Jack's was just a basic cheeseburger. Good but not great. Average french fries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Everyone there is very nice. Restaurant is very efficient. Food is reasonably priced and very tasty.

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Aptos, California, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Interesting place to people watch, food is average, patrons diverse and often entertaining. It's Santa Cruz....you get exactly what you would expect from downtown Santa Cruz...costumes....green hair.....lack of hygiene...not the staff so much...just the clientele...

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