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“Awesome food and friendly staff”
Review of Hodad's

Hodad's
Ranked #14 of 4,753 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Ocean Beach
Hilo, Hawaii
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Awesome food and friendly staff”
Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

True bar like atmosphire, but the food was superior! Gotta try the GUIDDO burger, WOW!!! So much food! Frings is an excellent deal, even had to rake out left overs...

  • Visited March 2014
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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Fun and yummy place!”
Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

Hodad's was suggested to us by our hotel. What a fun and funky atmosphere! The walls are covered with license plates, many of them personalized. We got there at 11 am and had to wait in line for about 2 minutes. We sat at the counter to minimize our wait. It was fine with us as our waitress was awesome! Wine was served in Mason jars. We each got a single cheeseburger, all the way. I had onion rings that were good and my friend had the French fries which were great. The burger is cooked to order and juicy and so gooodddddd! Prices were reasonable and quantities big. The place is worth the wait. We will go again on our next trip.

  • Visited March 2014
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Wellington, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Killer food &service”
Reviewed March 21, 2014

A group of 6 of us went after seeing the episode of Diners, Drive Ins and Dives featuring this place. Not quite a diner or drive in or dive, but one of those unique beach town (Ocean Beach, CA) restaurants that is in it's own category. The line to get in was out the door and down the street. Evidently this is the norm. The line moved right along and when we got to the head of the line we asked if a table for 6 would be a problem. We were asked if a table for 4 and one for 2 would work. It worked fine and we sat down and looked over a menu that had an impressive list of burgers and sides. We ordered a milk shake and split a bacon burger. The milk shake came in a metal container with a huge scoop of ice cream on top. The burger and onion rings were delicious. The milk shake was amazing. The pierced and tatooed staff was friendly and super efficient. The decor was license plates from all over the world. Hodad's is a must when in the San Diego area.

  • Visited March 2014
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Milwaukie, Oregon
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Guido Burger!!!!”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

We were visiting in San Diego and Hodad's was recommended to us. Have to agree with some of the other viewers, that we were a little skeptical at first. However, this experience was very fun and the hamburgers, fries and onion rings were wonderful. The Guido burger has pastrami as well as a beef patty and the Blue Jay burger is loaded with bleu cheese and grilled onions.
You will not leave here hungry.

  • Visited March 2014
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Tampa, Florida
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282 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“great burgers”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a locals fav and gets packed, we ordered to go and it was quick and easy. Great burgers and frings, I would pass on the $5.25 milkshake.

  • Visited March 2014
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