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15899 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032-3316
+1 408-358-2444
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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California
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573 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

With so many new burger joints to go to these days its hard to sometimes know which place to go to. However, this place is an institution and for good reason. Basic char broiled burgers & hot dogs, french fries, thick ice cream shakes, etc. Burger? Hot Dog? Get one of each! Go for it!! Fresh crisp condiments complete your... More 

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Thank pglaw
Bozeman, Montana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Knew the minute I walked in here - I should have turned around and walked out! BUT I SO WANTED this place to be like the magical burger joints of the past. With GREAT burgers, GREAT dogs and GREAT shakes. What we received...dirty (and I mean DIRTY place - windows, floors, tables, who knows the last time they changed the... More 

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Thank klondikeal
Silicon Valley
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Really love their hamburgers (Happy Burger)! Truly a "hole in the wall" (only parking for 6 cars, maybe 6 tables). Lots of Los Gatos people walk there. The rest of my family likes their chicken burgers and corn dogs. Their milkshakes are really good, but typically so thick that you get a sore jaw trying to use a straw :)... More 

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Thank DolphinMermaid
1 review
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I'm not the biggest fan of hot dogs - never was. But when my husband first brought me to Happy Hound about 30 years ago, I had to admit these were about the best hot dogs I have ever had! And still are! The servings are more than enough, and the fries and onion rings are great, too. There's a... More 

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Thank Lucinda K
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We love the hound! We travel down from San Mateo every month or two to get our fix: cheeseburgers, fries, onion rings and shakes. Burgers are well-endowed, with a good amount of cheese, done perfectly. Produce on top is fresh (crisp lettuce!). Onion rings are large, portions are generous. I've only had the original hot dog hound a couple times... More 

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Thank kegger911
Placerville, California
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209 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my hotdog (hound dog) it snaps when you bite into it. The fries were average but my blackberry shake was dynamite

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Thank SRC1964
Gilroy, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh produce on every burger!! Always cooked to perfection and the fry order is always more than you can eat! Been my favorite burger joint for many many years. Everything on the menu is good so you can't go wrong with anything you order. Family run busy from day one...

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Thank TMann1971
Santa Clara, California
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148 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We has a cheese hound, chili cup, fries and a soda all for $14. Good basic food at a really reasonable price. We were glad to see they were still there (last ate there 40 years ago) and that they were as good as ever. Look forward to eating there again and trying one of their shakes. They have a... More 

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Thank molsenmotorsport
san francisco
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

been visiting for years small spot fresh food quickly prepared burgers have all the add ons shakes made from real ice cream

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Thank redcharlotte
Santa Cruz, California
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Great Local Joint for Dogs and Burgers. Limited Parking and always busy, but worth the effort! Love Chili/Cheeses Dog and Fries with a Shake!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15899 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032-3316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-358-2444

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