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Aug 15, 2007 11:05 AM

Burgers in the Valley?

I have a picky aunt and uncle coming in town for dinner tonight. I know of a ton of great burgers from Hollywood to the Westside, but do they exist in the Valley? I can't recall ever having a good one out this way.

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  1. Sorry, but the only good Valley burger that I've had lately is the LUNCH ONLY Wimpy Burger at Gorrikee's.

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    1. Try Billy's Grill on Van Nuys and magnolia.

      It's not a post place..just a hole in the wall counter..but FABULOUS burgers!

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      1. re: Diana

        Couldn't agree more. Be sure to try the buffalo burger. I did since I no longer eat beef, and found it to be very similar in taste but you could tell the buffalo was leaner. Very, very tasty burger.

        1. re: GK in SO

          Billy's could work, although I was hoping for something a bit nicer. Mo's is decent but would prefer something a bit closer. Also thought of the Stand, although that's not really a sit down kinda place. Thanks for the suggestions though.

          1. re: cincodemayo1

            You say "something a bit closer" without ever saying where it is you want the recommendations closer to.

            I'll state the obvious ones:

            Hamburger Hamlet on Van Nuys Blvd. between the 101 Fwy and Ventura Blvd.

            Islands on Ventura Blvd. in Encino.

            15927 Ventura Blvd
            Encino, CA 91436
            Phone: (818) 385-1200

            Hamburger Hamlet
            4419 Van Nuys Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91403

      2. Max makes a nice burger, but it may be lunch only.

        1. La Frite! 15013 Ventura!

          Trust me, the auntie and uncle will love the burger & fries!

          1. We really like the burgers at The Habit, there is one in Encino and one in Sherman Oaks.