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The Counter

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4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6905
+1 310-827-8600
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a quick, easy dinner. Is in a strip mall and not listed on restaurant map distributed by hotel but we wanted something tasty yet casual. This was perfect. Waitress very friendly, burgers great, fried onion strips hit with teen boy - fries portion huge - could have shared

Athens, Georgia
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139 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this concept and the burgers are well executed. Make sure not to go overboard when you're picking your ingredients and making your own burger... we found the service to be pleasant and friendly and the food was good. We'd definitely return!

Thank Amanda H
Louisville, Kentucky
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

We decided to just get some take out for dinner. This was a god place to do it. Ordered several salads. You decide what you want in the salad, and they put whatever burger you want on top. We all ordered the turkey burger. Loved it. All of us had different dressings. I ordered the Mediterranean Salad. Wonderful. Great place... More 

Thank McOskie
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I'm visiting LA's Marina del Rey area frequently for work and make sure to stop at the counter every time I'm there. They are one of the places around that have an amazing vegan option. The very flexible 'build your own burger' menu is great for keeping things interesting. It can be overwhelming, but the staff is very helpful if... More 

Thank rupi3000
Malibu, California
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146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

What a great experience. Really enjoyed the food and loved the build your own burger aspect. So many combinations to choose from and plenty to go on the plate! You won't leave hungry

Thank kcslatts
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by here with my dad for an agreeable lunch. The buffalo burger was on offer and a little out of the ordinary. Love the built to order burger salad. Plenty of parking even on Labor Day weekend.

Thank Chris E
Los Angeles, California
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We've been to the Counter in Marina Del Rey several times and it's always first rate. Be sure to check out the specials (especially the lamb burger).

Thank CharterOneTwo
Enschede, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Burger was good, service average. I like the style "build-your-own" burger. Price however is definitely not their strong point, quite expensive.

Thank superismiti
Los Angeles, California
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951 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Popped into grab food to go. While in the shopping center, it's located somewhat hidden in the back, and I actually didn't even know they were here. Walked in great ambience, love the roll up doors, the style is nice. Ordered it my way, and it was about 10 minutes but that says fresh because they were not busy when... More 

Dallas, Texas
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686 reviews
463 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is a burger joint/beer joint/California menu place in a relatively new strip mall in Marina del Rey looking to fit into a market niche. Not really high-end and not in-n-out burger either. The menu has a lot of offerings to suit the varied clientele that frequents the Marina del Rey area. This is not your typical beach burger shack... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: +1 310-827-8600

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