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Van's Burger

7811 Yelm Hwy. SE, Olympia, WA 98513
360-412-8267
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Ranked #25 of 295 restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: Fast Food
Most recent review
- Apr 19, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

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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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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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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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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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
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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
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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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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

I have been a customer of Van's Burger ever since they opened over ten years ago. The owners are the best people you could ever want to meet -- they remember customer's favorites, pass out free puppy patties for the four legged friends, and always greet you with a hearty smile and a genuine warm welcome. As for the burgers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012 via mobile

I'm sad vans isn't open all year but it makes it that much more special! The owners are friendly, and everything is GREAT! We're lucky to have friends that live out this way, but it's worth the drive none the less!

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

for such a small place they pack a huge flavor and a great reputation which is well deserved!

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