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73091 Country Club Dr, Suite A2, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2338
+1 760-346-8170
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Cathedral City, California
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Those seeking a "quality" burger praise the "enormous, juicy, perfectly seasoned" patties at this "primate" establishment. Creative craft burgers join an "interesting"array of companion plates and alternative meals (including hotdogs & delicious salads) at this friendly joint, though it's the "Instagram-ready" hand-dipped and home-spun old fashioned milkshakes spilling over with decadence that make this place a local's favorite. Local burger... More 

2 Thank Michael S
Palm Desert, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best burgers in the Valley. Arguably the best hot dog in the Valley. And the French Fries are superb. If you are looking for a hamburger in a casual place this does the job.

1 Thank TheDuke1961
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a strip mall, this unpretentious restaurant serves great burgers in multiple formats. They also have a variety of hot dogs and side dishes. Reasonably priced and with a full bar it is a great neighborhood find.

1 Thank Ahb324
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good burgers and fries. Very friendly staff and great service. Tried a number of different burgers and all were great. The area is also good with Bristol Farms and Chremistry nearby.

1 Thank sydneyhelp
Palm Desert
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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very predictable burgers and greasy fries doesn't make it. As it's next to Bristol Farms you can dine better and cheaper at their store cafe.

Thank Louie M
Olympia, Washington
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go hungry! Really hungry! Grill-A-Burger offers an extensive choice of the biggest, juiciest, most delicious burgers ever! They also have a variety of different spectacularly flavored fries, served in a large cone shaped basket to accompany your meal. The garlic fries and the sweet potato fries are yummy! One order of fries is enough for 2 people. Great for lunch... More 

1 Thank AnnieOlson
Rugby, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great choice and it is easy to see why this place is rated so highly. The portions are enormous garlic chips and onions rings can easily be shared. Most people seem to have to ask for a box to take the rest of their meal home with them. Closing time is 8 pm and they are sharp with it. Two... More 

1 Thank Simon F
Mundelein, Illinois
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small place with with a cute environment. Many many burger options but also some nice hot dog and salad selections. I like that they offered mini burgers which were small but full of flavor. This place was great.

1 Thank jmkn78
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

My husband and I ate here a week ago. It was our second visit. My slider burger was perfection....they say it is only 2 oz. but felt like much more. His burger was good but the bun got soggy quickly. French fries and onion ring combo delicious. The meal came to $30. Probably would return for the sliders only (at... More 

1 Thank painterjane1
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Good beer, good burgers, what more can I say? Oh yes. There are over 30 types to choose from! That's not including the hot dogs, chicken/turkey burgers and other delights they serve.

1 Thank James A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73091 Country Club Dr, Suite A2, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2338
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-8170
At GRILL-A-BURGER, Palm Desert, we have a passion for hamburgers. We make our trendsetting burgers the old-fashioned way using only the finest and freshest ingredients available. Our hand crafted, grilled-to-order, moist and juicy patties are made daily from fresh (never frozen) 100% all-natural USDA Inspected Choice Beef, free of artificial hormones, antibiotics, and other things that don't belong in hamburgers. And we have nice buns, too! They are freshly baked daily at a local bakery. Buns are slightly toasted and garnished with garden crisp lettuce, hand-sliced red onion, vine-ripened tomato and sliced kosher pickles. Our homemade French fries are never frozen and are only made with fresh Idaho Russet potatoes that are hand cut, double-fried and lightly salted without any processing steps in between. And we change our zero trans fat oil every day! Clean oil = crisp, great-tasting fries! Our authentic soda fountain milkshakes and malts are hand-dipped, hand spun and made with premium vanilla bean ice cream, whole milk and natural flavorings. All served in a place that considers our environment by using food packaging that is all natural and made from annually renewable resources by buying from as many local vendors as possible and, of course, by using energy efficient equipment and recycling. We hope this is everything that you have been looking for in a burger place and MORE! Again, welcome and enjoy! Awards include: Best Burger Desert Sun 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, Best Burger Palm Springs Life 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, LA Times Best Burger in the Inland Empire 2012, TRIPADVISOR TOP 10 BURGER JOINTS IN THE USA 2014

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