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The Golden State

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426 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1717
+1 323-782-8331
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb burger” (5 reviews)
“wedges” (3 reviews)
“sweet potato” (4 reviews)
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426 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1717
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Nothing spectacular about this place other than some expensive burgers made with beer. Other than that, no big deal. Didn’t meet my expectations or the hype.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Saw this place on Diners, Dives and Drive Ins. OMG, Guy Fieri did not lie, its GREAT. I had the lamb burger and it did not disappoint. They ask you how you want it cooked, so you can get it as rare or well done...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Diners, drive ins and dives joint, great burgers and sides, great experience, the staff was great and took care of our every need

Thank thelibertylanding
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

This is our Friday night date spot. It’s the best burger in LA. The menu is simple. The beer is always top craft. Order the burger with fires or sweet potatoe fries and you won’t regret it.

Thank Lilmegsta
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

This turkey burger & fries were phenomenal!! Also was able to get a glass of wine to go with... will definitely go again

Thank Loni L
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Stopped in last week and was delighted with a great tasty burger and the jalapeno slaw was great as well as the cucumber side.. Along with a great root beer and I was all set.. great people running the place also.. Would def go back..

Thank joeybb2016
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

One of LA’s best. Their burgers are cooked to perfection. Nicely toasted bun and well seasoned beef make this a tasty treat. Sweet potato fries and salads are also worth trying. Great selection of drinks and deserts round out the menu. A great neighborhood with...More

Thank celia c
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

The is the real burger taste in California. Don't disturb your self by searching just the golden star

Thank haitham70
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Before our visit to Los Angeles we heard about this restaurant from one of Guy Fieri's episodes of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and we were keen to find out for ourselves if the burgers were actually that good and were not disappointed. Perfect burgers and...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

My teen's fave burger ever! He did a burger smackdown review for LA WEEKLY when he was 6 (for real). Still king in his book. Mom likes it too. The slaw is amazing btw

Thank AFoolForTravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-782-8331
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