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California Burger

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Updated 10/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed July 13, 2020 via mobile

Go for it if you’re looking for excellent burgers in Cluj! Crispy warm bun, awesome sauces (we tried Ranch and BBQ, fresh salad and nicely grilled burgers). We also had fries which were also very tasty!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 6, 2020 via mobile

So I've been there quite a few times and I can say it's among the best burgers in town. Along with that, the staff is very friendly and the place looks very nice. They also have nice thematic music inside! A perfect choice for a...meal to fill you up and give you the California experience.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

The California Burger is the best place if you want a tasty burger. The buns are very good the fries are the best and when you enter the restaurant you will fell a good vibe

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 14, 2020 via mobile

I’ve known these guys since they fist opened in piata Muzeului. They were really a hit back then and they still are. A must try if you are into big, juicy burgers. They learned how to do it in the States and they are doing...a great job. I tried California burger, fries plus the hot sauce on the side. Blew my mind. I’ll be back.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

This is most probably the best burger in Cluj. The bread is locally made. Meat is well prepared. Fresh potatoes.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

This place is at the North side of the Old Town. It’s slightly on the edge. It doesn’t even look that great from the outside to be honest. But you really, REALLY need to go and have a burger here. I followed an recommendation from...an Insta account and I’m really glad I did. The burger turns up and looks good. Don’t get me wrong, it doesn’t look bad, just not exceptional, it’s just a burger, right? You must have one, they are unbelievably good. I had avocado and ranch sauce (I think that’s what I ordered, my Romanian is bad and I’m 70% deaf so it’s sometimes a lottery...but ordering is fun!) And the chips (fries for our American-speakers) are better than they have any right to be. Hot, crispy, salty and with paprika too.... Everything’s freshly done so it will take a bit of time to cook, but I assure you it’s worth it. The Insta is @eatincluj by the way. There’s someone who loves food. And loves this place, as do i.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

I have only good things to say about California Burger. It's near Central Park and the center of Cluj and every burger I bought from them was excellent. You don't wait for a long time and you also have Tabasco. It's one of my favorites

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

I said it s time to visit this place. It is the talk of the city when is comes to burgers and ribs! Heavenly it s their beast :) or you can go for California Burger next time ribs. :)

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019 via mobile

It was arrival day. Early start, delayed flight, half day working and I almost got room service but @eatincluj had been posting pics of amazing burgers. It’s not near my hotel but nothing’s *too* far in Cluj so I thought I’d head over. Definitely worth...the trip. I’ll make time for another visit, next time I’m over. The California Burger with bacon and cheese, fresh salad, ranch sauce and a couple of little twists is glorious. Fries with paprika were good. It’s ‘no frills’ but the food is great. Local craft beer available too.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

You can get awesome burgers here, and there are quite a few options to choose from. But the ribs are on a completely different level, if burgers are good, ribs are just heavenly. Located in the city centre, it's cosy while not being pretentious and...they also have craft beer. It can get crowded during lunch hours.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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