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The Golden State

426 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1717
+1 323-782-8331
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb burger” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (13 reviews)
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426 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1717
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The is the real burger taste in California. Don't disturb your self by searching just the golden star

Thank haitham70
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Before our visit to Los Angeles we heard about this restaurant from one of Guy Fieri's episodes of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and we were keen to find out for ourselves if the burgers were actually that good and were not disappointed. Perfect burgers and...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My teen's fave burger ever! He did a burger smackdown review for LA WEEKLY when he was 6 (for real). Still king in his book. Mom likes it too. The slaw is amazing btw

Thank AFoolForTravel
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We decided to visit The Golden State, for lunch, based on several reviews. It's right across the street from Cantor's Deli. We went around 1:30 in the afternoon and saw it wasn't' that crowded. It's not a large place. You line up and place your...More

Thank Mazuza2
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The best sweet potato fries we've ever had! Wedges so you get a nice sweet potato flavor in each bite. Aoli dipping a perfect compliment. The lamb burgers are delicious and the curry ketchup and roasted red peppers are unique. Glad we went here.

Thank Beenatna
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Dropped by with my daughter to have some sandwiches - grilled cheese and a BLTA - for a quick lunch before heading out to LAX. Good selection, fresh, tasty food served quickly in a hip, chill environment. Will be back for sure!

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

FML...this burger! The giant and generous order of sweet potato fries, whose singed chewy edges remind one of well done plantains, were sinfully delish. The burger is fantastic because the meat is of very high quality. It has a tenderness to it where you know...More

Thank artpulse
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us went for late lunch before going to the James Corden taping. We had burgers and sandwiches and we each really enjoyed what we got. We'd go back for sure!

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our family was visiting the Fairfax district and The Golden State was recommended for a reasonable and quick dinner. We almost walked past the restaurant due to the blinds being closed for the sun. We all ordered burgers, some with fries, some with cucumber salad....More

Thank ndcar
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Go here for lunch or dinner, the food taste good, is reasonably priced and big portions. The people are friendly and it has a quirky style inside with a big screen TV to watch sport on. I have the californian salad and it was great!

Thank NatGerrishh
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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22:00 - 00:00
22:00 - 00:00
22:00 - 00:00
22:00 - 00:00
22:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-782-8331
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