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Nation's Giant Hamburgers

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301 S Mayfair Ave, Daly City, CA 94015-1404
+1 650-755-8880
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06:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 03:00
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San Francisco, California
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go there for breakfast once in awhile cause its close and convenient.. The foods ok and the people are friendly.

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Thank Nomad627
Daly City, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Still a favorite of mine. Despite all the different burger joints around I still get a craving for Nations. Nation's burgers have that distinct taste that I'm used to. I have been going to Nation's for over 20 years, the taste has not changed.

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Thank Philip I
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

One size big burger, with/out cheese. Lots of tomato, lettuce and they ask if you want onions. give lots. Surprised no pickle. Hamburger done right. They also serve breakfast and pies. Parking may be a problem, but is in corner of shopping center. Limited seating. Order, pay, pick up order like most quick food places.

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Thank TedL1049
San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Quality and taste are not the only things you expect when patronizing any food establishment whether high end or fast food. A convenient late evening stop to pick up a quick bite from the fast food eatery for quick gratification after flying home from a long delay at LAX was a HUGE disappointment for me. So much so, I called... More 

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Thank Esther W
No. VA
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489 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I love Nation's Giant Hamburgers! When I fly into San Francisco, I always include a visit to Nation's! This location, in Daley City is close to the airport, so usually, I'll head there as soon as I land. The cheeseburgers are great, and big!! The fries are really tasty, and the pies, WOW! Save room for a slice of pie!!!... More 

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Thank mlowder500
San Francisco
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151 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

3/4 lb. cheeseburger what a joke. It wasn't even half that weight. Low-quality meat and indifferent bun. Oddly vegetable lettuce, onion, tomato pretty good. Sauce pretty much nonexistent. Cheese thick but unmelted. Grilled cheese ordered despite seeing how they burned the BLT's. On mine they actually got the bread grilled properly by golly. Tomato on mine was fine but yet... More 

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Thank Cubecritter
San Diego, California
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

We used to eat here a lot when we lived in Pacifica, so stopped in for a bite this trip. Their burgers are as good as ever, still too big for me to finish. I had forgotten they really spread on the mayo - oops, 'cuse me, it's Kraft Miracle Whip, as the order taker made a point of saying.... More 

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Thank BlondieOriginal2014
St. Petersburg, Florida
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

One of the only places open that late, my friend and I had no choice to eat here and we were delighted by the experience. We expected crappy fast food and got a feast for kings. The odd patrons and freshly cut carnations on each table only added to the ambiance. Highly recommend.

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Thank FreeTheGirl315
Pattaya, Thailand
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

I usually go to there San Pablo Location, Burgers are Great without the High Price, Chili dogs are Damned Good Also

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Stopped in to get a slice of their pie for dessert. It was excellent, rich in bananas and not too sweet. Will return to try out their burgers later and update this review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Fast food, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 01:00
Monday
06:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 01:00
Thursday
06:00 - 01:00
Friday
06:00 - 03:00
Saturday
06:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 S Mayfair Ave, Daly City, CA 94015-1404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Daly City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-755-8880

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