Burgers in the Walnut Creek/Danville/Pleasanton side of the East Bay????
- cometraveler Mar 13, 2013 06:40 PM
A lot has been written about the Oakland/Berkeley area, but has anyone food good burgers in the Walnut Creek, Danville/San Ramon, Pleasanton side of the East Bay???? Something better than the chains like In 'N Out
I'm not a burger person but this may help...
Well there's mini chains:
The Counter and Habit
There's also Corners Tavern which is uneven but I really like the atmosphere, and is solid for Walnut Creek.
habit does burgers like five guys, four ounce patties, dry, no flavor, juice at all
Counter is pricey. ok if you like it
*George's is family owned, in biz for 30 years, grounds their meat twice daily from usda certified angus cows. great juicy burgers!
George's Giant Hamburger
1491 Newell Ave
Walnut Creek, (925) 939-4999
*Mooyah Burgers (4.95) are 2- 4oz patties also, more tender than five guys, also tasteless
1815-D Ygnacio Valley
Walnut Creek, Ca.
*in & outs for fast food burgers (pleasant hill, san ramon)tender and juicyk, not dry
I just heard yesterday that The Vine restaurant in Danville, which serves food from Bridges restaurant, makes great burgers. Haven't tried it yet, but I'm going to try them out very soon.
Don't forget In n Out! In Walnut Creek, HubCaps downtown does a good burger and so does Pyramid Alehouse. There used to be a Taxi's with good burgers on Newell but that's a Pho place now.
Norms (near Starbucks) on the main drag in Danville serves up a tasty burger. Chow in Lafayette and Danville also is worthwhile.
Flemings Steak House in WC has a GREAT happy hour burger that is probably my favorite..and a great deal at 6 bucks and comes with bacon- a really great deal! Other food and drink specials are well worth it.
I'll second George's Giant Hamburgers. Another good place with giant in the name is
Giant Chef Burger
10 Golf Club Rd
Pleasant Hill, CA
Funky location, old building -- but friendly staff and big portions of good diner food, including burgers.