We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dam Burger

1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
+1 530-241-0136
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
2 weeks ago
“Good dam burger!”
18 Oct 2017
“A Special Place”
Closed Now
American, Fast food
1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (51)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being new to this area, I am still trying to find my favorite spots. My wife told me about Dam Burger and said it was the best burger in town, so Ihad to try it. Trouble was that we were never on that side of...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Thin patties so go double or triple if you are hungry. There is something special about the burgers cooked this way and I love it! They have amazing fries with special sauce. Places like this are going by the wayside, stop in and get to...More

Thank Jesse M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Have been eating lunches at The Damburger since 1974. Always consistently good burgers. Pleasant staff and free daily papers to read without having to prescribe. I am a regular. Remember when there was a single row of stools and just a couple of small bales...More

Thank gldnstn
Reviewed 6 May 2017

You can TELL the employees are treated well and are happy. They are glad to see customers and the place is very cheerful. There are NO tomatoes available for your burger and the lettuce is pre-shedded and a bit dry and browned on the edges....More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love this establish burger place. Burger Fries and freeze pleas. Eat in or take away either way I love it.

Thank Macjaman
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I agree with John B. It didn't live up to it's reputation. It was just a burger, nothing special. I was disappointed.

Thank Tami T
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Lot's of history here. Since 1938. Started in a tent, for the workers building Shasta Dam. This location, in downtown Redding, has been opened since 1962. Locally owned and operated. Some staff have been working here for decades. Cool counter seating and tables. Burgers, hot...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have been enjoying their burgers and fries and milk shakes for 46 years. Absolutely the best burger EVER. Always good, always pleasant place to grab lunch, and the new outdoor covered patio is a nice place to people watch while you eat. Two stamp...More

Thank bajadona
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Just an average burger. Really nothing special. We were disappointed, having heard good things about the place.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Had heard about this historic burger joint located near downtown Redding, CA from previous reviews and friends. As we were in area we decided that this time we would check out Dam Burger. Small location on Placer St with long history, been in Redding since...More

Thank hook026
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Redding
Thunderbird Lodge
534 reviews
.35 km away
Americana Lodge Redding
14 reviews
.50 km away
Shasta Lodge
11 reviews
.52 km away
Stardust Motel
44 reviews
.56 km away
Nearby Restaurants
deja vu
264 reviews
.20 km away
Jack's Grill
325 reviews
.20 km away
Cinders Wood Fired Pizza
48 reviews
.29 km away
Cafe Paradisio
60 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sundial Bridge
1,268 reviews
1.11 km away
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
393 reviews
1.11 km away
Cascade Theatre
48 reviews
.09 km away
McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
25 reviews
1.57 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dam Burger staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-241-0136
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing