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Smash Burger

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Camino Del Mar & 15th, Del Mar, CA
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Del Mar, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a very good selection of build your own sandwiches choosing either a standard hamburger or a great grilled chicken (or a breaded one). The onion rings are particularly good if you pile them on your sandwich. They have recently added a gluten free bun for those who want to go for that.

Thank O'Rourke K
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times and have always been pleased. We spend a week in Del mar almost every year. This is the best reasonably priced food in town. We haven eaten in the highest priced place in this town and were not as impressed as we are with smash burger.

Thank William E
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was standard Only one person working Do not recognize or give credit for being a member. Place not the cleanest. Did have a patio area to sit and people watch

Thank robertaske
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

This was our first time to Smashburger. Many friends had talked about this place, so maybe our expectations were a little high. The prices were more than we like to pay and the quality of both the burger and the fries were not necessarily better than other burger places we go to.

Thank Jon / Judi S
Del Mar, California
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

All kinds of Great Burgers Fries and Onion rings This location is in the heart of Del Mar not far from the beach , can walk there

Thank julieela
Lincoln, Nebraska
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516 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

Good burgers and fries! A nice low key to eat...but sit outside for views of the ocean and smell of the surf!

Thank MikeKerrey
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

My husband wants a juicy hamburger and I want a delicious, interesting salad. Smash burger makes us both happy. Beautiful and picturesque Del Mar location.

Thank Jan7115
Level Contributor
87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Located on the lower level of the Del MAr Plaza this burger joint serves burgers as you like them. Good pricing and indoor of outdoor seating for people watching.

Thank Mark H
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2015

Friends of ours swore that this was the best burger in Califorina and from what I have tasted so far, I agree with them. It is fresh and the bun is also good and fresh.

Thank Seadon S
San Diego, California
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

Large burgers and good fries, a casual, crowded place if you want a lot to eat after a day at the beach.

Thank Outabout2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino Del Mar & 15th, Del Mar, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar

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