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The Counter Santana Row

) #22 of 1,908 Restaurants in San Jose $$ - $$$ American, ,
3055 Olin Avenue, Suite 1035, San Jose, CA 95128
+1 408-423-9200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (90 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3055 Olin Avenue, Suite 1035, San Jose, CA 95128
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were starving, and this place was packed with a 45 minute wait. You can build your own burger or chicken sandwich. There are plenty of places to sit outside, so we ordered from my phone online and picked it up in 20 minutes. We...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Great food and service. Very accomodating for a large group. Great with our younger guests who needed menu help.

Thank kat10032017
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

What a delightful experience! The manager/owner? Showed us to our seats and was very helpful, friendly and just super welcoming! Our waitress was super sweet, attentive and helpful. Burgers were fabulous!! I had bison, kids had chicken, hubby had beef burger. All YUM!! Fries are...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Santana Row is the upscale shoppers' haven in San Jose just off I 280. It is a great place to people watch and relax over a gourmet meal. The Counter is a superb burger place offering some excellent non-beef plates as well. We have tried...More

1  Thank bagsalwayspacked
Reviewed March 28, 2017

After looking online for San Jose's best burger, The Counter popped up multiple times as a contender, so we gave it a shot. We ate here on a Thursday evening with a group of six. While the restaurant was not overly crowded, it still took...More

1  Thank GDGandTBiggs
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We were hungry on a Saturday at 4pm. Needed a Happy Hour. LB Steak - no happy hour on Saturday. Irish Bar who usually has a happy hour cancelled it due to good weather. Yard House - no happy hour on the weekends. The Counter...More

1  Thank californiafoodie77
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We recently went with friends to this burger place for lunch. It was so much fun to build our own burger. That being said, after you put everything on it it was very difficult to eat. They offer a "bun-less" option with the burger and...More

1  Thank East_Coast_Foodie
Reviewed January 17, 2017

After shopping and hanging out in Santa Row be sure to stop by The Counter for a great place to get a burger! They have the widest variety of really unusual burgers. The service is fast and the food is really good.

Thank Christine S
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the veggie burger on Hawaiian bun with cheddar, mushrooms, pineapple and greens !!! Heavenly !! The sweet potato fries are great too. My parents had meat burgers and loved theirs as well. We had delivery through DoorDash so can't comment on staff or...More

Thank hippimama715
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We've been to the counter on Santana Row and even the one in Fremont. The burgers are just amazing. We end up ordering the ready-to-order burgers, instead of the make-your-own ones, and they are just the best burgers we've had in the south bay.

Thank sxb075
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3055 Olin Avenue, Suite 1035, San Jose, CA 95128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-423-9200
A Burger for Every Lifestyle. Choose from our fresh and All-Natural ingredients to custom build the burger or salad of your dreams!
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