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Tommy's Original World Famous Hamburgers

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170 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1950
+1 626-792-5971
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here for a Sunday drive by & dig in to their cheese burger & fries with chili beans..same as usual, Good 'ol burger & fries..👍🏻

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Thank Ian C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Went here on a recommendation from our hotel valet! Glad we went! Great food, fast service. We will be back!

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Thank Ed R
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

First of all...I LOVE Tommy burgers, they're my very favorite. I also love their original location on Beverly/Rampart in L.A., but since I can't always get there, this Pasadena location is very convenient. Great chili cheese burgers, great fries, I never get tired of this place. There's indoor seating, a drive-thru, and a little bit of outdoor seating as well.... More 

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Thank GermaicanSpiceGirl
Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

The last time we ate at a Tommy's was probably 30 or 35 years ago and since we were in LA for a conference, we decided to see if it was as good as we remembered. We found this store near the conference. The hamburgers (single patty) were really enough for a meal and we were not disappointed. The chili... More 

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Thank JackofPBFL
Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Even bigger and better burgers now! Plus some of the best chili to top your burgers, dogs or fries. What a delicious mess!! Don't miss it.

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Thank HappyTraveler0109
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

A local raved about thr chili-covered hamburgers so I gave Tommy's a try. The chili was incredibly greasy. I left most of the hamburger on the tray and felt sick after eating just a little bit. The fries were mediocre. The soda was good! I will NEVER go there again. If you want a good fast-food burger and fries, find... More 

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Thank dwnhkr
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

I've been coming to Tommy's for years. They are priced right, offer speedy service and the chili is generously placed on your burgers, fries, etc. Sometimes I will order the chili cheese fries which are pretty good, but mostly just come here for the burgers. The patties are thin but the chili is thick. If you don't mind a little... More 

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Thank Carolinelomeli
Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

While visiting from Florida, Tommy's was a local recommendation. After leaving the Pasadena City College Flea Market, on Sunday, stopped by Tommy's for lunch. We were not disappointed! Ate their famous doubleburger (cheeseburger) with chili, and chili fries. Tasty, but don't expect thick meat patties. They are thin, but you can load them up with toppings. We ordered our burgers... More 

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Thank FLworldwanderer
Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

The difference between Tommy's and most other burger places is that their burger comes with chili on it. If you like chili, this is a plus. There are 3 things I like about this place: 1) Good food - last time I went here I had their big meal deal which comes with a large triple burger with chili, fries... More 

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Thank JohnB00007
Vancouver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

There are many better burger places but this was close to our motel . The service was great , very friendly and helpful as we had no idea what to order . Chili on top of the burger meat was interesting . Nothing great , it was filling and a little different option for a quick bite .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-5971

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