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Nation's Giant Hamburger

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1432 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501-3339
6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want authentic burgers this is the place. I've been vegetarian for decades, and Nation's makes the best veggie burger hands down. Not the usual Gardenburger, butt something different. It may be the ineffable grill sauce of a 24 hr all the time grill, but there is a flavor here missing elsewhere. Make sure to try the Harvester with... More 

Thank chuttipen
Greenville, South Carolina
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188 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

I wish we had Nation's on the east coast! I love their big, fresh, juicy, messy burgers! Yum, Yum! This is the best Nations in the area, much cleaner than Oakland.

Thank cMac_OnTheGo
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2015

The breakfasts are very reasonable! The burger and fries NEVER failed esp when you see them being grilled in front of you!!

Thank Rose L
Alameda, California
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128 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nice breakfast for a good price on the run, Burgers nice , juicy with fresh condiments , the Police eats here, so can you and enjoy it

Thank aaiandrea
Torrance, California
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

No doubt the hamburger was big, 3/4 lb!! Nothing special, though. Just another burger. Too much mayo!! Can add mustard or catsup too and other fixins. The onion rings were really good. Just the right amount of crunch and breading!!

Thank drwjoe
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Service was excellent. Best buger I have ever had. The pie is a must have. I will always go there when I'm in Alameda.

Thank Ellen P
SF, California
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1,575 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 679 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2015

Most people enjoy their burgers and their good breakfast. But we usually stop in for the excellent variety of fresh baked pies.

Thank seafare74
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Really good, huge burger. Big and messy, just the way a good burger should be, they don't skimp on toppings. Definitely going back, wish we would've found them when we were in the area last year.

Thank cMac_OnTheGo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2015

To begin with Veronica the shift supervisor messed up our order so we had to place 2 orders. When our number got called we got one cheeseburger. When asked we were told the rest of the order will come later. I then asked for the milk shake which my kid ordered with her cheeseburger.Veronica tells me that I will get... More 

1 Thank Christine D
Alameda, California
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

After 10 in Alameda this is one of your very few choices for food. The food is decent. Breakfast is actually their best meal (served all day and night). Pie is decent. Late night clientele is interesting. Burgers are ok. But if you're hungry at 11 pm in Alameda, head to Nations and see what late night is about.

Thank Greg M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1432 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501-3339
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: 510-521-8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?