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Al's Big Burger

437 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1124
+1 510-527-1523
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Closed
11:00 - 20:00All hours
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LOCATION
437 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1124
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2017

I love this small, local spot for their fantastic wood smoked burgers ( turkey, beef) and PEANUT BUTTER milkshakes! I try to limit my visits to just once a month ~ the food is addicting!

Thank SusanOb75
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Let me say that I love hamburgers. I eat them wherever I go and this is a great place. The burgers taste homemade and they have lots of choices. It reminds me of the kind of place you could have gone to in the 1950s-1970s....More

Thank McHalesNavy
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Al's Burgers has been around forever. Unchanged and unimproved. The food is average the dining area is a monument to mid century mismatched minimalism. There are some very loyal fans but there really is not much to make this a special dining experience. The prices...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Had the one third burger which was freshly cooked. The onion rings were some of the best I have ever tasted with the right mix of batter and onion. The strawberry milkshake was very fruity and quite thick. Good value.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoy the old fashioned burgers that they make with good beef, onions, lettuce, tomato and choice of extras. I always order their very good onion rings which are always crunchy and hot. Service is efficient and friendly. They are consistent so I am never...More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My last time here was over 20 years ago. It was great to be back for a late lunch today. I had a hot dog, and my friends had burgers. The shakes and fries are great also. This is not and inexpensive place. The prices...More

Thank zip98221
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I often get a burger here when I pick up my dog from the groomer down the street. Order by phone ahead of time. I like the bacon mushroom burger without cheese since I don't like American cheese. The onions rings are the best that...More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Our family enjoyed the burgers, fries and malt shakes. Very friendly staff and service. Outside patio is a bonus especially with the nice California weather

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Before I tell you a place to go for Bay Area Hamburgers, I must explain the concept to you. WHAT is a HAMBURGER? According to the publication NORTH KOREA TODAY, the former Dear leader, Kim Jong il invented the 'hamburger' in 1983. Let McDonalds &...More

1  Thank Debauchee69
Reviewed 31 May 2012

So thrilled to have found a good small burger option. It's just like the big cheeseburger except smaller so I can eat the whole thing without feeling too stuffed. Good spot.

Thank Michie626
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1124
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-527-1523
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