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Van's Burger

7811 Yelm Hwy. SE, Olympia, WA 98513
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Ranked #10 of 302 Restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: Fast Food
Most recent review
- Aug 10, 2014
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English first
Olympia, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We always order "Big Pete Doubles". Fries and chocolate shake. Where do I begin? The fantastic service? Fresh local beef? All the fresh ingredients? It's nothing like a "Double Double" at a popular chain down south. Van's "Big Pete Double" is so much better. Just give it a try. You won't be dissapointed. FYI, the hours are totally wrong on... More

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Washington State
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Best day to go is on a weekday if you have it off, otherwise be patient, but so worth it. Love that the dog can get a treat

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I just moved away from Olympia a few months ago. One of the things I miss most is Van's Burger. The gals that work there are amazing and always remembered me and my dogs even though I don't go there very often. They seriously have the best burger in town. And their fries and fry sauce is out of this... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Okay let's get past the part where their only open Thursday thru Saturday business. ... yes I agree it's lame.... but all good things to those that wait I guess applies here... good burgers. .. good shakes... friendly staff.... A little long on the wait time... but heck in the summer it's awesome to make an event out of it... More

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Seattle, Washington
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181 reviews 181 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

New to area. Love burgers. Reviews sent us to find these. Thursday, middle of afternoon so no lines. Easy to understand two shed (if you will) layout from reviews. Ordered burgers, frings and shakes from one. Went through other for corn dog (love a good corn dog too). Service was extremely friendly at both. Cheeseburger- good; nothing special Frings- good;... More

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Olympia, WA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

First, let's get this out of the way. Vans makes a very good burger. In fact, it's just as good as an IN-'N'-OUT burger. In fact, if you close your eyes, it tastes identical to an IN-'N'-OUT burger. I gave it four stars for taste, but I would have given it three stars for overall value. A Vans burger is... More

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Seattle, Washington
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168 reviews 168 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The grilled hot dogs are to die for - have the dog with the works. Don't hesitate to try the "frings" either. Frings are a mix of onion rings and french fries (in the same bag). Erica at the grill and Kelsey at the window are an awesome combo. Check it out. You'll be back!

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

Van's has the best burgers in the oly area. The owners are super nice, really wish they were open year around!

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Derwood, Maryland
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

After years of eating at this wonderful little place...I flew back to WA to bring my family there. Let me tell you they couldn't stop raving about how good the burgers, shakes & frings were...I can't preach enough about supporting local businesses and this one my friends is a must stop!! The service is amazing and the view is even... More

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

I took a chance and went to Van's Burger, I am glad that I did. They are a little on the expensive side but definitely worth it. The burgers were a good size and they actually grill the onions. The shakes were amazing. It has been several weeks since we went there and my kids are still talking about how... More

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