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Reviewed July 25, 2021 via mobile

Visiting the area and looking for a really high quality gourmet burger…this place was fantastic! The beef is grass fed and organic. Great farm to table ingredients throughout the menu. The proprietor is also the chef. I had a hickory bacon burger, my friend had...sliders, both were excellent ! The service was great even though they were pretty busy. We will definitely go back!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed March 15, 2021

This evening my family and I went in for a requested burger. Our son who is disabled from a car accident, who also has a hard time with learning how to socialize specially asked for a good hamburger and some French fries, seeing as he...is having his 17th surgery tomorrow. We found Notorious Burgers 🍔on our local map and as soon as we pulled up, we knew it was the place to be. The atmosphere is amazing. Faculty is clean and man, talk about a selection on the menu. I personally am a severe food critic and the slightest thing can make an experience horrible. As we sat down, you could clearly see that the tables were filling up. It seemed there was only one server on hand. Nothing to be unexpected when tables are limited through Covid. But Brigette was truly amazing!!! She stopped and took the time to talk to our son, who visually from the car accident can seem a little unbearable to look at as the right side of his face is deformed. As the even carried, my concern was our son, who obviously is not able to be social at the moment, was going to say something that might seem disrespectful. Bridgette was such a pleasure. She actually took the time to listen to his requests. Listen to what “his needs” were. Something that we see brushed off all the time. I run a nonprofit organization called Ainsley’s Angels of America, am a legitimate food critic and can tell you.... nothing but AMAZING FOOD AND COMMUNITY INCLUSION came out of this place!! (Well besides the good 80s/90s music)!!! Very impressed and Andrew has said specifically that this is where DUDE NIGHT should be. Thank you Bridgette.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Notorious B, Owner at Notorious Burgers, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2021

Thank you so much for the review!

Reviewed November 15, 2020

Just dined here outdoors and had a great meal. Nice patio in front. The “He Got Toasted” salad with blackened shrimp was wonderful. Hubby enjoyed the tri tip sandwich and a friend enjoyed the clam chowder. Service was great. I would definitely recommend it!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed May 28, 2020

I ordered from here for the first time to support the family whose child attends the same elementary school as my son. This will also be the LAST time I go. We just had some restrictions eased due to covid-19 with restaurants only a few...days ago, but masks and gloves are still required indefinitely. There was one man and a woman outside talking without wearing a mask. Okay, they could have been coming or going from any of the businesses in the strip mall. Yet, when I went inside, literally NO ONE was wearing a mask. There was a customer sitting at the bar counter drinking a beer with no mask at all. The woman employee had her mask around her chin/neck area. The other employee was talking to another man on the patio and neither were wearing masks at all! I realized later that the man outside talking to the woman was the manager! YIKES! They did put on their masks when I complained and asked for my money back. Way too late since my food was "ready for pick-up". I am so APPALLED that they do NOT care about their customers, employees, nor the law!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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no2riousb, Owner at Notorious Burgers, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2020

Michelle, We are currently living in difficult times and we have tremendous sympathy for the fear that you are dealing with at the moment.   However, you need to understand that rules that are in place before you can properly judge whether or not we are...More

Reviewed April 22, 2020 via mobile

With take out food our only option we decided to give Notorious Burgers a try. We’ve eaten there several times before Covid19. We ordered on line, put in the time we wanted it, paid on line and drive to pick it up. As soon as...we arrived I got a text saying my order was ready. We called in and they brought it out to our car. The burgers were huge and delicious. We also ordered their yummy Brussels Sprouts. I decided to order a Chicken Pot Pie for another night. We ate the Chicken Pot Pie tonight and it was also delicious. We plan to order it again. Overall the experience was excellent. Great food and friendly employees!!!!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times, a step up in the better burger restaurants, but not great. Good broad menu, table service now. Beer and wine only. Nice outdoor area, but small inside. Friendly service.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

Had the Whitey Burger and it was very good. Good size. Very very tasty. I had the sauce on the side as I wanted the pure taste of the burger and it was an excellent burger. The meat was Did not go with 5 stars...as the cheese slice did need to be thicker for more taste. Definitely recommend. Friendly, speedy service. Great atmosphere. Definitely recommend and will be back.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

We are visiting the area this week and dined here a couple nights ago. We were seated outside which was lovely as the night air is so good here. Our dinners were pretty good too. The kids’ meals were substantial and I enjoyed the tomato...soup with a wedge salad. My husband had one of the burgers and he really enjoyed it too. All told, worth a stop and. Ice casual dinner when traveling.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Where to DINE nearby after a movie at Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas, Carlsbad, CA? How about NOTORIOUS BURGERS? Great variety on the menu, including meatless options. I LOVE that you can opt for your burger in a lettuce wrap, rather than a bun. And one of...your choices of sides is a Green Salad. “To live for” Homemade Onion Rings (I am an Onion Ring connoisseur). Unique and flavorful Cucumber Kobucha. Outdoor dining as well as indoor. While I was there (late Sun afternoon) the ambiance in the outdoor area was quiet and private. Outstanding service. Beautiful experience. Great Fun! Thank you!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

Great reviews. Mediocre experience and burgers. Lunchtime was a crowd of about 25 people. Staff was an overwhelmed, hard working bartender/order taker/food deliverer, And an occasionally seen waitress. Food- burgers were overpriced, too much bun, too little meat - tasty, yes, but. French fries were...soggy, soft, with little taste. After the great reviews I expected more. I won’t be back and not recommended to my friends.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Notorious Burgers is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4