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Val's Burgers

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Diner
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2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
+1 510-889-8257
Tue - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Dublin, California
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164 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The diner has not changed over the many years and has been dining there. I have been going there for over 20 years now, taking my friends and family in the early years. These days I don't go as much. The reason being, I feel like the burgers are not as good as they used to be. The prices for... More 

Thank vacationsalot
Pleasanton, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The rib eye steak here rivals most steakhouses for quality, tenderness and overall incredible flavor. The vegetable soup is always wonderful with the various large chunks of vegetables. If you can squeeze it in make sure you have a milk shake to accompany your meal. Although if you get the steak deluxe you might wanna share the milkshake because you... More 

Thank trixie5150
San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been coming here since I was a kid. The same family has owned and operated this place since forever. Its got a great diner atmosphere and the burgers and shakes are amazing. I know costs have gone up over the years, but the only reason I can't give it 5 stars is because its not a great value. Don't... More 

Thank mattcoats
Hayward, California, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered a grilled chicken sandwich and milkshake. Scrumptious and juicy. My daughter's hamburger was delicious also. And the friends were crunchy and fresh. Lastly the milkshake was creamy and a REAL milkshake. Love this place and will definitely be back!

Thank Talyrobin
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great since the 50's. family run, long time staff. Large portions. Burger meat ground daily. Excellent steak sandwiches. Shakes made to order and served with canister.

Thank dh2go
Hayward, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Loved this place since I was a kid. They are consistently good. Tip: one order of fries will serve two people easily. Their milk shakes are like the fifties shakes, where they pour the shake in your glass and then leave the container on your table. It's like getting two shakes.

Thank Bob R
Hayward, California, Usa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Burgers are great and come in three sizes. A basket of steak fries can easily be shared. And don't forget a shake!!!! You actually get enough to serve up two glasses. Just a note - they don't take credit cards.

Thank Socorro M
Newark, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Took my family out for some hamburgers Saturday night and it was our first time to this place so we didn't know what to expect,well the hamburgers are great!! Juicy juicy the way there suppose to be... The only reason I have to give it 4 stars is because they don't except credit card and the parking lot is limited.... More 

Thank ro r
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great basic burgers - three sizes, but the Baby Burger is usually enough for me; get the Mama or Papa Burgers if you're really hungry. Great American diner experience with helpful and friendly waitresses. Parking can be a bit problematic during busy times - so plan an off-time visit to avoid that frustration.

Thank Richard P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Best burger I recommend taking either mama burger or 2 baby burgers but never papa burger. Also, they have good milkshakes. U can share it with another person they give u one glass and the same amount in the steel blender too for free in. You can ask for another glass if u r sharing

Thank Abdulaziz A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-889-8257

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