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“first time visitor, loved it!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Grill-A-Burger

Grill-A-Burger
Ranked #3 of 272 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Grill
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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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“first time visitor, loved it!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

first time there. Manager and staff were very outgoing and made me feel comfortable, not bothersome or pushy. Be prepared to have lots to choose from. I had the "mama mia" burger. Delicious! Even the bread was amazing and added a uniqueness to the flavor and texture. the smell of the bun was a big plus too.

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calinadian, Owner at Grill-A-Burger, responded to this review, November 7, 2012
Thank you yumyumyummytummy (love your display name by the way)!! We think our buns are pretty darn good too! Glad you liked the service as well. We like to have fun at work, so come by and join us again anytime!
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Indian Wells, California
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“Thrill-a at the Grill-a!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

Seriously adventurous & excellent burgers. This place is undoubtedly a contender for #1 burger joint - variety, quality and value are all above the usual 5 star ratings!
Some comments attempt to compare the Grill-a-Burger to "steak" restaurants - that is a shame as it does not profess to be in that arena.
Grill-a-Burger is a BURGER restaurant and is way out in the lead in it's field!
First class in every aspect!

  • Visited September 2012
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frosal, Owner at Grill-A-Burger, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thanks TaxmanSA! WE LOVE your enthusiasm and energy! We agree our burgers are #1. In fact, we were voted the BEST Burger in the Inland Empire by the LA Times Readers' Choice Awards, so your opinion is in good company. Thanks for coming in and hope to see you again soon!
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Indio, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“THE Burger spot.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

Yes....this is the BEST Burger in town. But that's not all...they have great chicken sandwiches too....and the fries? Out of sight. I like the garlic fries the best. Plus they have kick-a$$ sauces...like the 'Kick-A$$ Ketchup'. And...and...they serve a nice Arnold Palmer. We love it.

  • Visited September 2012
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calinadian, Owner at Grill-A-Burger, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Thanks Dennis C! You're makin' us blush… (but we like that!). We hope that we offer enough of a variety of meat choices that would appeal to as many as we could, so we're happy you mentioned the choice of chicken (either breast or hand formed, made in house ground chicken patties). You can substitute any of our creative burgers for either chicken, turkey or even veggie patties! They all go nicely with the Arnold Palmer too! See you soon!!
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Redondo Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Burger heaven!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

We keep coming back here over and over again! Best burgers in town, especially the turkey burger. Large in size and super tasty. Add some fries and onion rings and you are set. Staff is great,nice and friendly. Good selection of beers. Weekends are packed for a good reason.

  • Visited August 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great place for burger lovers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

Cute place but if you're coming here it better be for a burger. Huge selection of burgers with all sorts of toppings to chose from which makes it difficult to pick just one. They also have hand spun milk shakes and good fries. The service wasn't that good on the night we were there and the place wasn't that crowded. Once again...you come here for the tasty burgers.

  • Visited September 2012
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