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The Counter

1699 North California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4151
+1 925-935-3795
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (45 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
“tots” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1699 North California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4151
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the counter. Super tasty if you know how to order. The counter gives you an option to order a tried and tested combination or you can build your own. I like everything my own way so of course I had to do the...More

Thank josies334
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Counter serves up an amazing arrays of burgers. In addition to the predesigned ones, you have the option of creating your own on their design-it-yourself clipboard. You choose the type of burger, the type of roll or greens to put it on, the type...More

Thank YayaShare
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The Counter has very good food, with quality ingredients. You can order off of the menu or custom design your meal on a bun or in a salad. Note that they do not serve hot drinks like tea or coffee. When the place is crowded...More

Thank Sunhopes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is a casual build your own burger place with a full bar. Bison, fried chicken, beef and amazing choices to add to your burger. Great side dishes. I had a basic burger and it was cooked perfectly. The sweet potato fries were wonderful as...More

Thank legsbell
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Love that you can build your own burger with several of selections. Service was great and attentive, food was prompt and did not have to wait to long. Burger was amazing and my partner got the Turkey burger which he says is his favorite. Highly...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We were psyched when we called this place and found them knowledgeable about food allergies and willing to accommodate our kids peanut, tree nut and egg allergies. The kids got cheeseburgers and fries, we got a little more fancy and enjoyed the fresh veggie toppings...More

Thank j d
Reviewed 18 October 2016

After three days of rain the sun finally broke out and allowed us to go out for lunch. We sat outside and our dog was accommodated with her own bowl of water. The choices are many and you can design your burger any way you...More

Thank CharlesS916
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great burger restaurant - casual dining, TVs, outdoor seating, Vegan/gluten free options. I got a vanilla milk shake and it was good. I will also recommend the vegan patty - an assortment of veggies bound into a quinoa patty. It's a different texture than a...More

Thank DrummerElders
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I think that I've reviewed The Counter before, but after another dozen visits, it's appropriate to do it again. When they offer a 1/3, 1/2 or 1 pound hamburger, that's the weight when it comes to the table! The meat which is hormone and antibiotic...More

1  Thank markmd
Reviewed 2 August 2016

On my third visit, it confirmed the first two....it's a place for burgers and fries, your way. They've added some good IPAs and creative cocktails and you can go vegetarian, gluten free or vegan with some of their sandwiches and sides. Fun atmosphere at the...More

Thank LaBernardi
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What time is happy hour and what's on the menu?
28 February 2017|
Response from legsbell | Reviewed this property |
I was there for lunch so I don't know about their happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1699 North California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4151
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-935-3795
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