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American, Bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a go to for me when I am in town. Get the mini bacon cheese burger with fries. Sit back enjoy the people watching and a mighty fine burger

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 23, 2021

Great place, really good atmosphere, great staff. We ordered two double-cheeseburgers , all the way, fries, onion rings. Best burgers and onion rings we've had in our lives. Service was great. Very upbeat place. You will be here happy and leave here happy.. Amazing.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2020

I realize the people who frequent your business are gullible, but had no idea that they were Stupid.The product sold here is mediocre at best. Any place else in the world with your product you would not exist. Be thankful, for you have made countless...$$$$ Millions off of a very dumb retail client.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 16, 2020

We have put more miles on our motorcycles riding down here for the burgers. First saw on Triple D at least 10 years ago. I always get the double bacon cheeseburger and it never disappoints! The staff is super friendly. We look forward to seeing...you again in January.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed August 17, 2020 via mobile

Amazing burger but the milk shake is the best in town! You need to try this place! There is always a long line but it’s worth it.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2020

I'm a hamburger expert who not only makes a great one but understand what makes a great one and Hodad's is average at best. Meat, meat, meat, it's all about the quality of meat and the taste and with that Hodad's failed. No amount of...quality condiments can overcome poor meat quality and that sums up my Bacon Burger experience at this restaurant. The fries are not fries and shouldn't be advertises as such, they are wedges and we didn't care for them. The strawberry shake is fake and not worth it. Overall the price we paid for this food was way over the value we received.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 30, 2020

Got to visit Hodad's Ocean Beach again on our recent stay in San Diego. A few more years experience trying burgers around the country, and I can say without a doubt these are the best burgers in the nation. Because of the current situation we...had to do take-out, and it was almost better than dining in (I say almost because we love the weird ambiance in the restaurant). Take out was a breeze, easy to pick up, and the food was hot and just as delicious. Hodad's, we hope to see you again soon!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 23, 2020

Was on vacation with the family and had to check this out with the reviews and was not disappointed. Seriously one of the best burgers I've eaten anywhere. Onion rings were real good too.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2020 via mobile

Love hodads! We got some food to go. It was a bit messy to eat and falling apart but still delicious.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 2, 2020 via mobile

This place was suggested by our manager from where we are staying. We ordered each a single bacon burger with onion rings. Wow!!! It was quite the amount of food. It was pick up only due to covid-19. But the good was still warm when...we brought it back and there was enough to feed four people. The flavor of the burgers was very good and the onion rings wow! My husband says the hamburger was very good and so was the onion rings. He also says one of the best hamburgers he has ever had. Next time we will order one and split it. You can’t lose eating here.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Peter C
July 31, 2019|
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Response from 454christah | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't really call it a sports bar. It's more like a beach hangout with a long line.Worth the wait. Food is fab.
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LOL, I know it looks like it might be chaos, guns, and knives, but it was only decorated with chaos! Very clean, very safe, very friendly servers that seem to like tattoos more than the average felon! As far as heart risk... More
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