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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $15
CUISINES
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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DINNER​
15 for one
25 for two
Soup or Salad
Grilled Salmon
Ne York Steak
Spicy Shrimp Pasta
Vegetable Pasta
Sweet of the Day
REAL ICE CREAM​
Milk Shake
4.25
Strawberry
Oreo
Vanilla
Chocolate
Soda Float
3.85
Strawberry
Oreo
Vanilla
Chocolate
Soda Shake
4.25
Strawberry
Oreo
Vanilla
Chocolate
STARTERS AND SIDES​
Cup of Clam Chowder Soup
3.95
Bowl of Clam Chowder
6.95
Tortilla Chips & Salsa
6.95
Tortilla Chips & Guacamole
6.95
Garlic Bread
3.95
Side Salad
5.25
Fried Artichoke
6.25
BASKETS​
Onion Rings
7.50
Calamari
7.25
French Fries
4.25
Sweet Potato Fries
7.25
Seasoned Fries
6.25
Chilli Cheese Fries
7.75
TASTY BURGERS AND FRIES​
American burger 1/2 pound are cooked medium & above
Served w/ a spread of house sauce, lettuce, tomato, sauteed onion & pickles, unless otherwise specified
All served w/ fries
Classic Burger
American cheese
8.75
Side for fries+1.25
BBQ Burger
BBQ sauce, American cheese
8.95
Side for fries+1.25
Ortega Burger
Ortega peppers, pepper jack cheese
8.95
Side for fries+1.25
Bacon & Avocado
Crispy bacon, avocado, cheddar cheese
10.95
Side for fries+1.25
America's Messiest
Chili beans, cheese all over burger & fries
10.95
Side for fries+1.25
Breakfast Burger
egg, bacon, American cheese
10.95
Side for fries+1.25
Red, White & Blue
Red peppers, monterey jack, bleu cheese
9.50
Side for fries+1.25
SANDWICHES​
Served w/ a spread of house sauce, lettuce, tomato, sauteed onions, pickles, unless otherwise specified. All served w/ fries.
Grilled Chicken
French roll
9.95
Side for fries+1.25
BBQ Chicken
French roll
10.50
Side for fries+1.25
Grilled Chicken Melt
sauteed onions, peppers, jack cheese on French roll
10.75
Side for fries+1.25
Grilled Cheese
Cheddar cheese on grilled sourdough
7.75
Side for fries+1.25
Classic BLT
bacon, lettuce, tomato on French roll
8.75
Side for fries+1.25
Turkey
Lettuce, tomato, house sauce, American cheese on sourdough
9.75
Side for fries+1.25
Grilled Salmon
French roll
11.75
Side for fries+1.25
New York Steak
8oz, French roll
11.75
Side for fries+1.25
Philly Cheese Steak
8 oz sauteed onion, bell pepper, jack cheese, French roll
11.95
Side for fries+1.25
DRINKS​
Pina Colada
4.75
Strawberry Mango Lime
4.75
Mango
4.75
Lime
4.75
7 Up
1.65
Pepsi
1.65
Orange
1.65
Dr. Pepper
1.65
A & W Rootbeer
1.65
Diet Coke
1.65
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

Came in on a Friday night and was the only person in the place. Set up like a retro diner, the room is a fun place to sit; there are even books and games to play at the table. Had a burger and fries with...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank 671scotte
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

I stopped in here in hopes of finding an awesome burger. I ordered the uncle Sam burger it was good but not great I also upgraded to onion rings hoping for a nice homemade one just pre-made and not great. The service was good and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Not really impressed with the burgers here. Went with the Pineapple burger, sweet potato fries, and a chocolate shake. The burger was pretty sloppy and not that tasty. The sweet potato fries were really good. Chocolate shake was kind of runny and tasted like melted...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jwarren51
Reviewed October 15, 2018

American Burger is easy to overlook because it is in little strip mall and relatively unassuming from the outside. The co-owners were husband and wife. She was also waitress and exuded warmth and hospitality. She was very engaging, friendly and helpful with the simple yet...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jtedhunt
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Very reasonably priced and good burgers. Atmosphere was great, promoting reading and music. Service was great, and our server was a lovely lady. I had the bacon avocado burger, son had bacon cheesebuger, hubby had Elvis burger and daughter had classic cheeseburger. They all come...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank texasjulie1963
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We searched for “best burger on the Monterey Peninsula” and American Burger came up at the top of the list. Three adults and one toddler arrived after a fun but exhausting afternoon at the Aquarium. We weren’t sure what would come first—the food or the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Big, comfy seats, plenty of space around the tables, table service and a good choice of tasty burgers at a good price. Well worth the short walk up from the crowds in Cannery Row.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank brigadoon
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

American Burger isn't just my favorite place locally, it's one of the best burgers I've ever had. Bacon is properly crispy, patty is seared, toppings are crisp and fresh. I have dreams about the curly fries. The restaurant itself is covered with classic Americana and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank D9350XMaarons
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Almost lost in a strip mall on busy Lighthouse Ave, American Burger is identified by a simple red lettered sign in front. The interior looks as if it has not been redone since first opened, but is clean and uncluttered. I had a simple grilled...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank terry k
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Quickly seated and our beverage order was taken and delivered fast. My Elvis burger had perfect flavors and the Bleu cheese was excellent.The fries were okay,standard. The service was great and my lemonade was never empty. The decor is books and rock n roll. Want...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Yosemitesteve
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