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Betty's Burgers

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1000 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4473
+1 831-475-5901
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good burgers and great French fries, but the best thing is their chocolate shakes. They are very chocolatey and worth every calorie!

Thank pattis823
Dubuque, Iowa
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on our first afternoon arriving in Santa Cruz coming from Yosemite. It was a great stop. We were all in the mood for a good burger and weren't at all disappointed! The wait staff, music, food and adult malts were all extraordinary! Had a nice relaxing lunch al fresco. We all are glad we stopped here and... More 

Thank ahtram56
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

It was OK and pricey. They show you a basket for fries and then give you a small pocket of fries. Now I know. Bait and switch.

Thank Alfredmr
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The burgers here are awesome as expected! I got a southwest burger with guac and pepper jack cheese. The onion rings, sweet potato fries and regular fries were all delicious. We all split everything and I took a shake to go! It was great, casual and exactly what we needed.

Thank cpragalz11
Anchorage, Alaska
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

We have a daughter who lives in the South Bay, and so when we come to visit we often head over to the coast on Highway 17. Rolling into Santa Cruz at lunch time, the inevitable first stop is Betty's Burgers. The parking is very limited, but that's the only knock on this place. The burgers are high quality and... More 

Thank Marc B
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff Simple tasty good food you think it's fast food but it doesn't taste like fast food My wife loves turkey burger I had the regular burger doesn't taste like a burger they add some seasoning to it it can't really describe it but it's good

Thank Cyclocross
Newport Beach, California
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Fast friendly and an awesome selection of local beers. The service is great and it's right across from the laundrymat. I the shakes are awesome the fries thin cut and crispy just the way I like it. Bathrooms are clean and plenty of parking.

Thank Internationalgotoguy
south florida
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

Had a good burger & shake at this location. they have some outdoor seating. Which we enjoyed due to the cool day. They sell beer at this location (not sure about the other location(s). The fries are ordered separate & a basket is more than enough for two people. all in all we enjoyed are meal here very much. the... More 

Thank canesfam1
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

The worst Hamburger ever. Overcooked . soggy bun. old veg. yuck yucky. It's close to the beach. So you can go throw up in the ocean afterwards. They do have beer so that's a plus. The fries were fine I guess. I ate about 2 bites of the burger. I love burgers. This was just about the worst one Ive... More 

Thank Peggy D
Aptos, California
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245 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015

The burgers here a good. Good fries and sweet potato fries as well. Decent beer selection and lettuce wraps for those who are bun free

Thank soifdawg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4473
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-5901
Our delicious burgers are made with fresh, all-natural beef with NO hormones and NO antibiotics. Local vegetables are delivered fresh daily.

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