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Johnny B's Burgers & Brew

American, Bar
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4726 4th St, La Mesa, CA 91941-5317
+1 619-464-2465
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The burgers are great and they toast the buns. The lunch special is a good deal but, be aware, if you want to dip your fries in dressing, they will charge you .50 for a side of sauce.

Thank SailingJon
San Diego, California
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I should have made a review earlier but now here I am! I just moved to La Mesa and have been to Johnny B's several times already. Each and every time the food and service is great! My first time I had Mary as my bartender and it was so welcoming and nice. I had a pitcher of Amber Bock... More 

Thank RunningJock
El Cajon, California
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Best burgers in East County, maybe all of San Diego. They have been enlarging lately so more of us can enjoy a good burger and a beer. Don't forget some fires! They pile them high! Only down side is they don't allow kids so no family meals.

Thank Tai K
El Cajon, California
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I've been coming to this place forever. Can't keep me away. Since they opened up the other section the place is busier then ever. Enjoy every minute I've been here. Anything you order off the menu is incredibly delicious.

Thank LLYNNandJJ
San Diego, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We met up with a few friends this past weekend at Johnny B's. Our waiter was a bald guy that had a poor attitude as soon as we asked for separate checks. He routinely ignored half of our table and when one of our party tried to flag him down, was ignored. Even though it wasn't cool, the guy in... More 

Thank Jeff A
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Best eatery in La. Mesa. Great menu, especially cheese burgers and fries. Five burgers get one free with their card, awesome deal. Also friendly wait staff.

Thank David O
san diego
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

What can I say, I come here more for the food than the bar...(Although, have enjoyed many a game with the guys at the bar). Not your typical bar fare, fresh and delicious, always leave satisfied! They have a burger special on Mondays. Friendly staff. Lots of TV's.

Thank SanDiegoLamesa
Uniontown, Ohio
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Had lunch at Johhny B's today. The burger was very good and the onion rings were awesome. Good atmosphere and plenty of TV's to watch all the sporting events. Service was very good.

Thank Vicki K
San Diego, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

It's nice to go to a small local neighborhood eatery instead of a chain restaurant. Casual place, friendly people and lots of burger choices and sandwiches. I had a veggie burger and my husband had a burger and we shared fries. There were a lot of fries and since fires aren't good left over, we made sure to eat all... More 

Thank Jane M
Spring Valley
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

A fun place for great burgers, fries and beer right in the heart of La Mesa. Staff is so nice and attentive.

Thank duggancask

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4726 4th St, La Mesa, CA 91941-5317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-464-2465

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