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Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers

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5819 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1602
+1 510-601-0444
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (14 reviews)
“hamburger” (7 reviews)
“falafel” (3 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
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5819 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1602
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Their burgers are delicious and cooked perfectly. Both curly and truffle fries are delicious. Beware the milk shakes are big (one is good enough for 2 or 3 people). Nice dining area outside.

Thank lucal478
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The service was great...helpful and efficient. Lunch time seems to be the time to visit Barney's. Although the burger was served well done when medium was requested, the taste was excellent. Got the Bacon Cheese Burger and onion rings... Wow, the rings were huge and...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We really like Barneys. Our son and family live in our Rockridge house, and when we visit, we invariably go at least once here and take out (although the place can accommodate us as a party of seven). We like the California, Santa Fe, Avocado...More

Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I used to eat here regularly, about once a month when I wanted a quick bite after work. The last time I had their spicy chicken and didn't feel well for days. Although their food is usually decent, it's not worth the risk in the...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Barney's is an old stand by consistently making satisfying tasty burgers. There are a few locations in the East Bay and I believe one in the city. This location can get busy nights and weekends but worth the wait. There is a patio for those...More

Thank branewash
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Great menu selection for burger. Love the curly fries. Like that they bring bottle water to your table. Staff not friendly

Thank Coconut88888
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Great selection of burgers and other food, fish through salads, in an amiable, well-lit spot close to BART in Rockridge.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A Berkeley classic. Good burgers of many variants & killer fries. Wait staff are very nice and will make up a "lettuce & burger" plate if you're on a low-carb diet. Good felafel if a massive beef patty isn't your thing. Enormous shakes (too enormous,...More

Thank mamakabir
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a place for family and group outings. Big portions, but better yet, great taste, with family friendly prices.

Thank loisg7
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Voodoo burger is delicious but the fried potatoes and vegies are a difficult temptation to resist. Service is always friendly and courteous.

Thank Don R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5819 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-601-0444
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