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3115 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-1919
+1 510-845-3640
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
16 Jun 2017
“Quick burger while at hospital”
30 Sep 2016
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American, Fast food
3115 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-1919
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We walked from the hospital to get a bite to eat while waiting for a baby. The service was quick, burgers were flavorful but small. If we had known the size of the single versus double we would have the double as the single burger...More

Thank ChristinaCali
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Tried it on a whim. Turned out to be a great pick. Fast. Fresh. Friendly. Juicy. Tasty. Hit the spot. Great $4 burger. We'll be back for more.

Thank joelalpert
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Good quick, hot lunch... Better than McDonalds, Jack in the Box, etc.... Service is fast too. It may be hard to find parking, but I've been lucky so far. If you are in a rush at lunch, just call in your order. Yum!

Thank Edna_88
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is the classic low-price burger joint, the kind that has almost completely been elbowed out by the big franchises with their boring food. The burger is a thin patty that has been flame grilled (and real flames do fly) on a bun toasted on...More

Thank FredTep
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I ordered the burger and was asked if I wanted everything on it, I said yes. What wasn't made apparent to me when I ordered was that this included other stuff which wasn't written on the board. I believe they charged extra for this. I...More

Thank r0rschach
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The Smokehouse has been at this location fifty (50!) years or more. Although the owners and cooks have no doubt changed over time, they still continue to serve real char-broiled hamburgers, not cooked on a griddle like most everyone else-- and it shows in the...More

Thank N_skier
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I've been coming to the Smokehouse since it opened at the corner of Woolsey and Telegraph, right over the Berkeley line, in 1951. There's really no indoor area here, just two seating areas with tables, one glassed-in, and benches in the ordering area. I recommend...More

Thank bloozshooz43
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Old-fashioned hamburger/hot dog joint that's been in the neighborhood for ages. Nothing fancy here. I got the hamburger and my husband got the chili cheeseburger, and both were very good. Food is made after the order is placed, so it's not as fast as a...More

Thank Terri01
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Wikipedia defines smokehouse as follows: "A smokehouse is a building where meat or fish is cured with smoke. The finished product might be stored in the building, sometimes for a year or more." I define this Smokehouse as an XLNT vibe with perfectly grilled hot...More

Thank Sequoia R
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

They ask if you want everything on burger when it is extra and they are very misleading... Use to be one of my favorite places to eat, never again will I spend money there.. Language barrier seemed to be a problem or the rude worker...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3115 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-1919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-3640
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