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“How fast food burgers should be” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hodad's

Hodad's
Ranked #14 of 4,699 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Ocean Beach
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“How fast food burgers should be”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

Couldn't visit San Diego without stopping in at the famous Hodad's, it's reputation had preceded it for good reason, they make one hell of a tasty burger. Juicy and filled with all the trimmings, this burger is what California is all about.
Unfortunately the fries weren't as amazing as the burger, and I found myself wishing I had ordered the onion rings instead, but still, full marks for the burger.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Always Worth It!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great burgers, Shakes & Fries....OH MY! We were on vacation for a week Vegas, and decided it was worth the 5 hour drive to SD to go to HODAD's! OH YES!! Worth the trip. Spend the day in SD and had a great time, but the highlight was Hodad's.
We waiting in line for about 30 minutes so we could sit inside. You have the option to walk in and order food to go, another time we were in SD on vacay, we ordered food to go and took it down the street to the beach and ate. That was a great time too!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Eat Hodad's, walk the beach, enjoy California!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014

We really love this place! Simple menu with not much choice, but that make things even easier. Great burger and fries or onion rings! You can also choose to go and eat at the beach, which is just down the block.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Yum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent burgers, for veggies and carnivores alike. Our wait staff took care of us quickly and with some wry humor. We didn't have to wait to be seated but by the time we left there was a line out the door. Worth it!

Visited August 2014
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Lake Stevens
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“GET THE BACON!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of the best burgers on the planet. Expect a long line, but once you sit down, it's very quick. HUGE BURGERS with awesome atmosphere and great staff. Maureen was working when I went there, and she was the BEST EVER!

Visited August 2014
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