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Pharos Burgers

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1129 N Garfield Ave, Alhambra, CA 91801-1047
+1 626-284-2800
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Tue 10:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Pasadena, California
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96 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I can safely say that every thing on the menu is great. I highly recommend the Gyros as it is fresh and huge portions of meat.

Thank David L
Los Angeles, California
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620 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Since 1994 this place has been at this very congested corner next to the always crowded In n' Out Burger. I hadn't been here in years so I stopped by to try something for lunch. I ordered the gyro sandwich combo because the Greek owners daughter (cashier) suggested it, glad she did and they use their own house made yogurt... More 

1 Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Everything was good with one exception. he cooks should understand that if an Avocado is spoiled and they wouldn't eat it, they probably should throw it away instead of hiding it in our Burritos.

Thank Joby S
Pasadena, California
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146 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Stopped in recently for a pastrami and fries with my teen age daughter. Fries were crispy and golden, not limp like some take out places. Pastrami was lean and plenty of meat for the same price as The Hat which left me hungry because the sandwich was so skimpy. Fountain soda and Orange Bang! For a cheap and fast alternative... More 

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Alhambra, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Pharos is a great little place that serves more than burgers. Gyros, breakfasts, dinner plates, etc. A true blue collar eating establishment. Great food, and the staff is exceptionally polite and attentive.

Thank Tenringer
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

Look at your meal before eating it I found a hair in my fries!!! Never again!!!!!! I herd so many good things about this place and this happends

Thank Gus1019
Alhambra, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great little place, always clean and help is always friendly, the owners/brothers, Taz and Bill are the best. Hamburgers are very good as are the Chicken Sandwiches and the Chicken Teriyaki. I haven't found anything here that I didn't like.

Thank Daniel C
So Calif
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

The food is great. Everything I've had there becomes my temporary favorite, from the chicken dinner to the chili burger to the gyro sandwich. Orders of french fries, onion rings or fried zuchinni are overloaded for a very reasonable price. Service is always friendly and the quality is great. Can't ask for much more from a nice burger stand.

5 Thank highloyo
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176 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

I love to come here when I feel like eating a good Gyro! Everytime I come here I get personal service by the owner! Food is tasty and I enjoy it everytime. I will be back soon, MD

4 Thank MichaelDergar
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

Love the food at this place, and my wife love the breakfast burrito. Been coming here and 2ees since I was a kid. Nothing bad about this place, just wish they make the fries a bit small/ Skinner.

4 Thank Travelbabyboy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 N Garfield Ave, Alhambra, CA 91801-1047
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: +1 626-284-2800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?