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202 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4351
831-423-4421
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Jack's on Lincoln Street

This is a local hamburger joint, the kind of place that has small tables, a menu full of burgers and fries, and lots of local customers. It's a small spot with indoor and outdoor ordering windows, There's a small parking spot that fills up quickly, so plan to park elsewhere and walk over to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
BrinMoreson
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Santa Cruz, California
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Morgan Hill, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Not bad ... but nothing special. Very good if you're downtown Santa Cruz and need a quick burger. Giving it three stars is not a knock on the place ... just calling it like it is. I would visit again if I needed a quick burger while doing business in the area.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a local hamburger joint, the kind of place that has small tables, a menu full of burgers and fries, and lots of local customers. It's a small spot with indoor and outdoor ordering windows, There's a small parking spot that fills up quickly, so plan to park elsewhere and walk over to Jack's. I had a burger and... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was a random find by my wife and I as we were looking for a place to get some food for us and our 3 year old son. This ended up being perfect and one of the better burgers we've ever had. If you like burgers, you should opt for the double burger (or double cheeseburger) and their prices... More 

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Salvador, BA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The food was ok, but nothing special that would make come back again. French fries seemed to use old oil to fry and the taste was not good.

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Santa Cruz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I've been coming here all my life and I always get the cheese burger basket and it's the best no thrills cheese burger. Whatever they use for their sauce is really good.

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Branson
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

The food tasted ok, they had chicken strips, which were very smal about 1/2 the normal strip and the were $1.00 a piece. We ordered 13 strips(we have kids;) asked for dipping sauce and it's an extra .25 per cup....seriously? I just paid 13.00 for strips that are not normal size. My husband said the burgers were good. Nothing special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Hey seriously this place serves up a great char broiled burger with fries at very reasonable prices. Downtown Santa Cruz off Lincoln Street. Real popular with the locals. Try it...I think you will like it.

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Santa Cruz, California
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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4351
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-423-4421

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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