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Apr 18, 2011 11:52 AM

Looking for the best hamburger restaurant

Hi, I am looking for the best hamburger restaurant in San Francisco. Just to give an example of some of the places we have tried. Joe's Cable Car restaurant was over priced and nothing special. Their burgers were bland but the french fries were great. But I am not interested in going to a hamburger restaurant to have great fries. The best burger I had was in Santa Cruz called Burger but that too far to drive to. They use grassfred beef and they use briquets. They have so much flavor.


Joe's Cable Car
4320 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112

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  1. It may be nostalgia, or booze, but I like the burgers at the Grubstake on Pine & Polk. Especially the nugget burger.

    1. Here is a very current thread on Bay Area burgers:

      1. Charcoal-grilled and great beef, try Namu. It's not a burger place but the burger is great.

        439 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

        1. My favorite burger place would have to be Mo's in North Beach. That said, my favorite burger of 2010 came from Mission Beach Cafe.

          Mission Beach Cafe
          198 Guerrero St., San Francisco, CA 94103

          Mo's Restaurant
          1322 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

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          1. re: Civil Bear

            I had that burger last weekend, (Mission Beach Cafe) and it was indeed excellent. Really good fries along with it, too.