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5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
+1 619-224-4623
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

open doors & windows, loud, loud music, unusual deco, staff looks like models for extreme tattoo & piercing advertising, 2 blocks from beach attracts a lot of tourists. Guy Fierro says best bacon/cheeseburger in US, i thought it was lacking a little fat but after...More

Thank Kinmack
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had high expectations after seeing this place featured in a TV program in Sweden. So when we planned our southern California vacation we knew we had to go. And we weren’t disappointed! Best burgers and amazing shakes! Highly recommended for people who loves burgers!

Thank hanna_ksd
Reviewed 6 days ago

Double bacon cheeseburger and a chocolate milk shake for lunch. Oh my!! Be there by 1055 or you'll wait to get in. Great music and an ecclectic atmosphere. Free stickers and "normal" prices on t-shirts if you want the souvenir. Well worth the trip to...More

Thank emersonbiggins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just so happened to stumble upon this place never hearing of it before. We don't live under a rock but we are from Canada, so ya, that. We waited in line for 45 minutes with hungry children hoping for the best. Hodad's does do...More

Thank mweaver27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hodads, Ocean Beach right next to San Diego, just a cool relaxed vibe, experienced the guido burger that was featured on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, had the plate that came w onion rings and ranch dressing for dipping, excellent burger, best onion rings, and...More

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the wait (which really wasn't that bad). Amazing burgers. Milk shakes were colossal. Food was awesome.

Thank Janofsfam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this place on the website for a well known television show, and I failed to check tripadvisor to see how others felt about the food. The menu is just burgers. While the bun is good, and it is a messy burger, the meat...More

Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to eat @Hodad's, the pastrami burger with fries and a vanilla shake is the best! I love the decoration of the place and the waiters are just great! Best burgers (so far) from SD.

Thank isaakotapia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When coming to Ocean Beach, this establishment always has a line out the door. We decided to give it a whirl after researching why on a YouTube video and luckily the line was short, 20-25 wait. Now before we get into greatness of this burger...More

Thank ByMrsTucker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry to those who worship this place but just a regular burger. Nothing special. Don't know what all the fuss is about.

Thank Tim J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-224-4623
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