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1699 North California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
+1 925-935-3795
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were psyched when we called this place and found them knowledgeable about food allergies and willing to accommodate our kids peanut, tree nut and egg allergies. The kids got cheeseburgers and fries, we got a little more fancy and enjoyed the fresh veggie toppings and sauces. Yum! Would highly recommend.

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Thank j d
Helena, Montana
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

After three days of rain the sun finally broke out and allowed us to go out for lunch. We sat outside and our dog was accommodated with her own bowl of water. The choices are many and you can design your burger any way you want it. I found the service to be very friendly and the food was exceptional.... More 

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Thank CharlesS916
Colorado
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great burger restaurant - casual dining, TVs, outdoor seating, Vegan/gluten free options. I got a vanilla milk shake and it was good. I will also recommend the vegan patty - an assortment of veggies bound into a quinoa patty. It's a different texture than a black bean vegan patty but it's still very tasty. I had it on a burger... More 

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Thank DrummerElders
California
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334 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I think that I've reviewed The Counter before, but after another dozen visits, it's appropriate to do it again. When they offer a 1/3, 1/2 or 1 pound hamburger, that's the weight when it comes to the table! The meat which is hormone and antibiotic free is as good as one can find anywhere. In the late afternoon, "Happy Hour"... More 

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California/Italy
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248 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

On my third visit, it confirmed the first two....it's a place for burgers and fries, your way. They've added some good IPAs and creative cocktails and you can go vegetarian, gluten free or vegan with some of their sandwiches and sides. Fun atmosphere at the counter seats and good service. Lightweight for foodies but good enough for a simple and... More 

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Thank LaBernardi
San Francisco, California
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187 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great hamburgers. The only reason I gave four stars is because of the confusing menu. I thought it comes with three sides but the sides were there dollars each. There was no dollar sign next to them. The menu also has soooooo many choices of breads, condiments, sauces, etc. Too much in my opinion. But still great burgers.

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Thank GZCS
New Braunfels, Texas
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166 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Actually they have more than just sandwiches. There is a little for gluten-free people, vegetarians and vegans. There is dining inside and out. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Service was good and prices reasonable.

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Thank marksw12
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Pretty cool place! Specials on the blackboard. Attentive waiter who patiently walked us through the ordering process, Two of our group opted for the burgers, two of us ordered salads. We had the crispy onions for an appetizer. They were outstanding. We all loved what we ordered. The service was good, atmosphere was friendly. Noisy,but we could carry on a... More 

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Thank helenc312
Walnut Creek, California
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We have been here several times and they are Extremely accommodating! The food is good and the service was great!!

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Thank RHill1032
Cary, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Had the bacon barbecue burger and fries asked for medium and it was a perfect medium. Fries were shoestring and were well prepared too. Would go back in a minute.

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Thank Bill T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1699 North California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-935-3795

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