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Charley's Famous Hamburgers

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8213 Broadway, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2005
+1 619-460-2690
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San Diego, California
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

came here for a standard burger, but the Kabob caught my eye so I tried it - LOVE it. decent patty in a pita style bread with all the fixins and a wonderful sauce to finish it off. Also - the shakes here are not your standard Van, Choc, Straw - they have Peanut Butter, Apple pie, Banana - make... More 

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Thank 619SDGirl
Lemon Grove, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I love coming to Charley's to buy burgers and fries because they remind me of the old school hamburgers and how tasty they were, plus the staff is courteous too. Good job!

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Thank Bonita R R
Independence, Missouri
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great drive thru place to eat. They have a Double Kabob with Bacon it is the best. The shakes and fries are excellent as well. We love all there food.

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Thank Steve J
Spring Valley, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good hamburgers and the shakes are something to die for. Very uniquie drinks and SO VERY GOOD. Always go back

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Thank chapmanh2001
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The husband and I traveled to this establishment for dinner from Spring Valley wanting something new in the neighborhood. We ordered the cheese burger with chili cheese fries and a drink from the drive-thru. Service was prompt and the food better than expected. The big upset for me is that they use foam material for most of their take-out, and... More 

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Thank Yeleny S
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Always try and stop here when im in the area. Old school drive in burger joint. Tasty burgers, fries and shakes. Service is quick and staff is friendly.

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Thank Julianah M
La Mesa, California
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

Best local burgers in town in a fast food location and the fries are great too. Quick service and close location.

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Thank Grossmont9372
Lemon Grove, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

Charlie's is a tiny drive thru with about 4-5 employees making food fresh to order..The burger was well seasoned and was so good I already want another! Fries I only ordered one but more than enough for two people at least..I am eager now to go try more....

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013 via mobile

Charlie's is a staple; nooo an institution, been here since for ever! The shakes r killer good with all kinds of flavored that include apple turnover with bananas (with actual turnovers mashed up inside!) and classics like cherry too. If you get a burger and frys--- be fore warned:::shoe string frys to feed 2-3 people EASY! Everything is made to... More 

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Thank MelSINado
San Diego, California
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

It's funny how some of the best little mom and pop dining spots in the county are stone's throw of each other on a sketchy half mile of Broadway in Lemon Grove. And Charlie's Famous Hamburgers is one of the true gems. It's probably the famous in the name that made me stop and take them up on their boast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8213 Broadway, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lemon Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 619-460-2690

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?