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Val's Burgers

2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
+1 510-889-8257
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (96 reviews)
“fries” (58 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With a long history of service to East Bay residents, Vals has consistently served one of the best if not THE best burger. Service is quick and friendly, and their just as good as take out or at the restaurant . The French fries are...More

Thank S George B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great food,atmosphere reminds me of the 50s restaurants. Service is fast and great. Hamburgers are good. If you don’t mind waiting its worth it.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Grew up with Val's. Now live out of state, always go to Val's when I return for a visit. It is always great. The two of us can make a great meal of 2 Baby Burgers and split a shake and order of fries or...More

Thank ArkansasRev
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my co workers always eat here. All I can say is that they have the best service and burger in the bay!

Thank Madeelat
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I always order mama burger which is just right size for me with milk shake. Never disappointed. Only complaint I have is they don't take credit cards, cash only which is very inconvenient.

1  Thank Hiromi M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nostalgia abounds. You have to search to find a small portion on the menu. Everything is excellent and the shakes, any kind you can dream up are to die for. Always busy and no plans to expand. Just doing it right in the same place...More

Thank Marianne W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

You might find this odd but the best thing about Val's is that my burger is cooked to my desired doneness...which is my case is medium rare! Hard to find a place these days that has such confidence in their meat that they would not...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Seating at the counter, or tables, your preference! You are handed an old time menu and the wait staff is there to take your order. This is a small place, and can fill up with people waiting outside to get in. It doesn't take too...More

Thank Sunshine M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Portuguese owners are so charming. Very old school a la carte. Enormous portions, diverse menu, very clean. Order from the boards on the wall or the menu. Restrooms spotless. But you pay in cash only.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Not a big fan I loved the milkshake, not the burger or French fries. The place isn't as clean as I like, the table was dirty had to ask them to clean it. The wait was way to long for that food

Thank 560lorettaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-889-8257
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