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86 Carl St, San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 566-1274
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Dining options: Seating, Takeout

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A good generic burger place

Located right off the "N" train, this place offers a wide variety of burgers. Full of locals, it is a good value too. The staff is great, which is a big plus. There are plenty of burger places in town, and this one is fine if you are looking for something affordable and casual.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
Royal Oak, Michigan
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Truly delicious burgers to be had here. The garlic fries were really good and pungent! Burgers well cooked- to your liking- and full of flavour.

Thank CarolinePoole
Royal Oak, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Located right off the "N" train, this place offers a wide variety of burgers. Full of locals, it is a good value too. The staff is great, which is a big plus. There are plenty of burger places in town, and this one is fine if you are looking for something affordable and casual.

Thank Nardiesally
Annandale, Virginia
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Although it looks like a hole in the wall, I learned that there are other establishments around SF. The one at this location had sufficient seating for a weekday dinner, and plenty of options for burgers, chicken sandwiches, and salads. A great place for an easy meal with kids, that's tasty and won't break the bank. I'd like to return... More 

Thank SJRamz
Lexington, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We came across this place while getting off a train on the way to the house we rented in San Francisco. It is great that sometimes one can still find great food just by stumbling upon it! The burgers were very tasty and generously sized. We had them with milkshakes and wine, sitting outside under palm trees, taking in the... More 

Thank Yoool
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Stopped in at BurgerMeister for dinner. Ordered the cheese and bacon burgers. 3 crispy pieces of Bacon and 4 selections of different types of cheeses. The patty was meaty and tasty. The gluten free roll apparently was oily and crumbled apart, but I guess this is the price of gluten free. The coleslaw was amazing, best I've had in a... More 

Thank JoanneOlivier
Fair Oaks, California
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The place could use some organization and a good cleaning. At first I wasn't sure I wanted to eat here. We both ordered burgers which were very good and not overpriced.

Thank melannneo
La Plata, Argentina
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

As the title says, it has really good burgers and fries. I had the bacon 1/3lb burger and I can't say I was still hungry after eating it. My wife had the mushrooms one and it was really good too. The service was really friendly even thought we arrived 15 minutes before their closing hour.

Thank SantiagoAlessandri
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The title of my review pretty much says all you need to know. Whether you get the 1/3 or the 1/2 pound burger, you're eating quality beef char-grilled to order. Burgermeister is SF's underdog burger spot, perhaps not as satisfying as the classic diner-style Pearl burger, or some of the best gourmet burgers in town (i.e. Nopa), but if you... More 

Thank P K
Glen Rock, New Jersey
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I am a gluten free vegetarian and I love their gf veggie burger and salad. The GF bun was ok but crumbled apart like most do. My kids ate the burgers and fries and enjoyed them very much. You order at the counter and grab a table which can be difficult at peak times.

Thank jsfun
Toronto, Canada
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211 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

excellent juicy burger..cooked to perfection with crispy hot fries. If you are going to indulge in a 900 calorie burger (yes people, that is how many calories in a 1/3 lb. burger with a bun. ) I had the mushrooms and cheese..all perfect. HIGHLY recommend for a burger craving.

Thank beyond5a

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 86 Carl St, San Francisco, CA 94117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (415) 566-1274

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American


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