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George's Giant Hamburger

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1491 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5316
925-939-4888
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best hamburger in town

My wife and I have been going there for years when we want a real quality hamburger. The quality of the meat is outstanding and the help yourself condiments to dress your burger are always fresh. Although the decor, including tables and chairs are old this establishment is always very clean. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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San Ramon, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I have been going there for years when we want a real quality hamburger. The quality of the meat is outstanding and the help yourself condiments to dress your burger are always fresh. Although the decor, including tables and chairs are old this establishment is always very clean. This is a high quality hamburger rendezvous and not... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Fresh beef, and no frill toppings make this one of the best burgers in town! I need to go back to try some other menu items.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Metmby brother and his wife for late lunch. Parking is a premium but once in the rest is good. I had a cheeseburger with grilled onions, everyone else just had a hamburger. We all split one order of fries of which I had just one. They were just OK as far as I was concerned, but I did notice when... More 

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San Ramon, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My wife & I have been going to George's for years. When we want a real quality burger, we go there. They used to grind their own beef but I don't know if they still do. Self serve condiments for the burger are always fresh. Each time we go there, I always get the impression it's where the regulars go.... More 

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Lafayette, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We were served barely average burgers (poorly seasoned), bad fries (how do you miss so badly on fries?) and a strange concoction that is called a "shake" at George's. This place must have really "slipped" because many of the reviews on this site are incredibly generous. FYI - This place takes CASH ONLY... a concept that is as stale as... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

No frills, but excellent burgers. If you are looking for a step above fast food and you want a tasty burger without all the chemicals, go to George's.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

My family has been eating at George 's for 20+ years. It has been, and still is, the best place for casual burgers and fries in Walnut Creek. The burgers are always cooked to order, as ordered; if you ask for it medium rare, you get it medium rare every time. The fries are reliably hot and crispy. Not much... More 

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Fairview Heights, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Nothing fancy here but the burgers are great! Won't break the bank either.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2010

Best hamburgers in the whole East Bay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2009

Also - cheap and enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1491 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: 925-939-4888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers
Open Hours
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

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