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Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers

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1600 Shattuck Ave Ste 112, Berkeley, CA 94709-1647
+1 510-849-2827
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Salt Lake City, UT
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, daughter and I were visiting Berkeley and were out looking for a place to eat a casual dinner when we saw Barney's. We were seated by the fireplace which was great on a cold night. My wife had the guacamole burger and my daughter ordered the voodoo burger. Both were generously sized with plenty of toppings and they... More 

Thank PRButterfield
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a solid hamburger, but not the best I have had. It was fresh, well-made and tasty, however, it was not over the top. Our server was not too nice. We had to call her twice for her to pay attention to us, and this is a small locale, and it as not that busy at the time we... More 

Thank Guaimoreto
Chatham, Massachusetts
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237 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Nothing fancy but food very good.Service was friendly and efficient. Fair value-nice size portion. Not gourmet but good lunch.

Thank HarryR37
Richmond, Virginia
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320 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The menu reads, "Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers, Established 1978." If they've been in business for 38 years, they must be doing something right. This is one of a small California chain of 7 Barney's. Three of us went on an evening when they weren't too busy and were quickly given a seat. A bottle of cold tap water and glasses were... More 

Thank urbanguy
Berkeley, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great burgers, great fries, fast service. The steak fries are perfect. Plenty of options for those not eating red meat as well.

Thank K P
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Really amazing and wonderful choices of Burgers and fries in Berkeley. The only downside of the restaurant is that you have to go into the Plazza to go to the bathroom

Thank Francois P
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178 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went for early lunch with my dauther, ordered the chili for a stsrter and was very good. The home burger was made perfect and the cheese luvers was great as well. The onion ring portion is big so take half for 2. I recommend!

Thank Shaikidon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The entrance is like the typical American Restaurant, and the rest is simply to admire it. They recieve you with a huge smile, and they place you in the best seat the can. The food is amazingly tasty, the meat is so chewy and well done, nad its compained with typical french fries or with pepper roll fries, which are... More 

Thank Nacho S
New York City, New York
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Barney's deserves an excellent rating for its skill at preparing fresh and delicious burgers, grilled chicken breasts and turkey burgers. The range of entrees and salads places them above the traditional gourmet burger outlets. The sweet potato fries are a true highlight. And the setting with indoor and outdoor seating makes it easy to enjoy the restaurant in any of... More 

1 Thank mthreecubed
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely fries but undercooked hot dog that had to be sent back THREE times. I don't believe that reheating cooked meat three times is safe either. In the end this item was on the house but, by this time, everyone else had finished their meal. The couple on the adjacent table also sent their food back. Barney's, you can do... More 

Thank Jeremy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Shattuck Ave Ste 112, Berkeley, CA 94709-1647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-849-2827

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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?