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Betty Burgers

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505 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3748
+1 831-423-8190
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while riding from San Francisco to Pebble People. The burgers were good but they are cooked medium to medium well. The fries came flavored and were very good. This place is like a 50's diner.

Thank livininlouisiana
Fair Oaks, California
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240 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I usually set my sights low for burger places that are supposedly "the best" because they are usually overrated. Betty Burgers was a very pleasant surprise. The burger was great. We got served promptly and the price was reasonable. We would happily return on a future visit to SC.

Thank rjbouch
Santa Cruz, California
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Burgers are good. Nothing real special. But good nonetheless. A little on the pricey side for what you get.

Thank CBeattie14
Phoenix, Arizona
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This little and terrific place had the best burger I may have ever eaten, must try. I also had a large salad that I split with my lunch partner and we ate everything. SO YUMMY, we still talk about it.

Thank angied764
Meridian, Idaho
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant itself is dirty, bordering on filthy. I know it's a beach town, but in a place that prepares food a line must be drawn. The burgers are very meaty...but not a good way. Dense and no flavor.

Thank idahoboymom
Santa Cruz, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I never go there anymore, two or three times was plenty. If you want a good burger or patty melt, go up the street to Linda's Seabreeze Cafe....warning, they are a breakfast and brunch spot, so they close at 1 or 2.

Thank bruceberwald
Shanghai, China
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121 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

There are many places to eat in and around Santa Cruz. But if your craving something simple and delicious, this is the perfect place to go. They have several unique options for their burgers, which are sizable but not overbearing. Patties are cooked just right to keep them juicy. The toppings and sauces have enough variety to satisfy just about... More 

Thank CPax99
Clovis, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Really enjoyed our eating experience at this place. The service was great, the servers friendly. We ducked in to get out of the rain, and ended up having a wonderful time and a fantastic meal!! This place rocked!

Thank marti829
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I have eaten at Betty's twice now, and both times I have been disappointed, once on Seabright and the other on Pacific Ave..Pacific Ave the serves was bad we had to ask for everything, Can we have a folk, can we have a napkin and it was no rushed to us in anyway, It was in the mid Evening around... More 

Thank Ronne M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Took the family here before visiting UC Santa Cruz based on the reviews, and they were right on. When ordering we were advised that the menu was a suggestion, but that they would add or subtract based on how you would like your burger. The portions are large including the fries which were more of a shoestring size, which tasted... More 

Thank ncalifvol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-8190
Our delicious burgers are made with fresh, all-natural beef with NO hormones and NO antibiotics. Local vegetables are delivered fresh daily.

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