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Jack's Hamburgers

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202 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4351
831-423-4421
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Monterey, California
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Locals love this place. I know we went there a lot when we lived in SC. Great place to grab a Tri tip sandwich before a movie next door at the Nickelodeon. They also have the best burgers in town. Yes...better than Betty Burger! And a lot cleaner too! See my review of that other place The staff is fantastic... More 

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Thank Orostudio
Santa Cruz, California
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

There...I said it. Oh, more characters...dang...uh...GREAT burgers. Great location away a bit from downtown. Near the Nick. Have never, ever heard a bad thing about Jack's...and I've always had good burgers there...

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Thank CBeattie14
Lake Forest, California
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We were at steamer lane and looked over at this guy enjoying what looked like an awesome burger so we asked him where it was from and he told us to go to jacks. They were very busy and very friendly . Had to wait the normal time to have a burger made. The kids loved their burgers and chili... More 

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Thank kd1314
Santa Cruz, California
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My friends love it here, and the first time I ate there, I wasn't convinced. But, I wanted to be fair, so I ate there again. Still unimpressed. Now, lots of people like the place. It's always busy, and you tend to have to wait a short bit for your food, but it's very well run, and the people there... More 

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Thank Jason K
Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I've been to the various burger places in Santa Cruz. Jack's is funkier, with little decor. Parking is tight, so expect to park in one of the main city structures and then walk to it. The usual deal is about $7 for a cheeseburger and fries. Variants are slightly more. The burgers are not large, but I find that the... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is a Santa Cruz favorite for Burgers and Fries I pass on the Burgers as they are not in my view what I would want compare more to Burger king The fries are better the ketchup was sitting out for too long when I went there it had a bad taste Definitely not my choice for a Hamburter BEST... More 

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Thank gena3
Santa Cruz area CA
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

A local staple - near Nickelodeon Theater and downtown shopping - food good and on point every single time. Salmon burger - MUY FABULOSO! Fresh condiments, pleasant service, uncluttered, unfettered environment - simple, quick and TASTY. Decent pricing and reliable quality makes this a destination restaurant in many ways - you always get more than you pay for and ALWAYS... More 

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Thank chechina
Santa Cruz, California
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Jack's is known for their burgers and shakes. Made fresh to order every time. Staff is friendly and you can sit outside. Great spot for a quick eat before a movie or lunch.

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Thank tskelton
Santa Cruz, California
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53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Jack's is a tradition in downtown Santa Cruz. These locally made burgers are fresh and tasty and not too expensive. They also offer veggie burgers. And I love their shakes.

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Thank chelseamaya
Santa Cruz, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Excellent service, yummy burgers, reasonable prices, specializes in burgers (beef and vegetarian), french fries great, good beverage choices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4351
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-423-4421

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