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Hamburger Hamlet

$$ - $$$American,
4419 Van Nuys Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91403-2910
+1 818-784-1183
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak fries” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
4419 Van Nuys Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91403-2910
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We went there for an early lunch. The food was very good, just like the original Hamlet. The service was pretty good. There were 6 of us and everyone had something different, but we were all pleased.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I ate at the Hamburger Hamlet in July 2017, and the best way to describe the restaurant and staff is TIRED!!! The restaurant is located on the corner of Van Nuys Blvd and Ventura Blvd, in the Sherman Oaks area. The restaurant is large and...More

Thank SNAFU23
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We made reservations and were seated immediately by one of the managers , who was very pleasant. I ordered the Marilyn Monroe cheeseburger, and my wife ordered the lobster bisque. My cheeseburger was a little overdone, but still juicy, and the lobster bisque was good,...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Awesome food, service and friendly place. Had dinner here Sat night and was so happy that the food was as good as I remembered. Have not been here for several years as we don't get into this part of Sherman Oaks, (los angeles) very often....More

Thank kylesgram
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I arrived with a groupon anxious to try a restaurant I remember from my childhood. We paid 4.00 to the parking attendant in the back and she advised that the restaurant would pay us back at the end of the meal, which...More

Thank mdbgoldfamily
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The place was empty except for a few bar customers. We ran in to get out of the huge rains pouring down. We should have run the other way. Ordered combos consisting of burgers with bacon, etc, and fried thin onion rings. The food was...More

1  Thank aresverde
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My wife and I hate that this is the last Hamlet. We have been coming here for decades. The food is still exceptional, the bar is great and the service is impeccable. The only downside is the place is getting a little shabby, needs new...More

Thank SBpicky
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went with our friends as we all wanted burgers. They got two of our orders wrong and had to change them out. Burger was average, shoestring potatoes were good. It has been years since we have been here, it might be several before we...More

Thank Marjorie S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had dinner here about three weeks ago. The food was very good - everything was fresh, hot and looked great. Our server was excellent, attentive and friendly without crowding us. The prices were very reasonable. The parking kinda sucks - we're newbies to the...More

Thank erikkieser
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Been there years ago in their Sunset Location. Always enjoyed the starter happy hour, which is no longer available. While we were excited to learn that HH is back, we were disappointed and will not go again, as all food was very mediocre. The service...More

Thank GuidoKarp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4419 Van Nuys Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91403-2910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-784-1183
Description
We wish to welcome you to The Hamburger Hamlet! Like many of us who grew up in Los Angeles, The Hamburger Hamlet played a significant role in our friends and families lives. From dinner in Westwood before seeing a movie, to Sunday Brunch in Brentwood, The Hamburger Hamlet was always a home away from home known for simply marvelous food & drink. Our memories include watching a very dapper man named Harry Lewis go table to table greeting his guests or seeing Marilyn Lewis working with the staff and attending to the guests needs. Still fresh in our memories is our favorite burger paired with a Haagen-Dazs shake, the famous lobster bisque and the apricot chicken wings. So inspired by what The Hamburger Hamlet represented, that when we had the opportunity to take over such a historic brand, we could not resist the chance to bring it back to the proud tradition and foundation created by your former hosts, Harry and Marilyn Lewis and pay our respects to what they achieved. Welcome back! Your Hosts Kevin Michaels and Brett Doherty
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