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8650 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA 92122-1134
+1 858-658-0778
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La Jolla, California
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always enjoy a quick burger at Five Guys in the evening when I don't want to cook. We call in our order and by the time we walk there (6 -10 minutes), our order is ready. I like the veggie sandwich, because I watch my calorie intake:(green peppers, lettuce,tomatoes grilled onions and mushrooms, $3.69)). My husband always orders the... More 

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Thank Cheri W
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Being a creature of habit, I do like my Five guys burger a certain way but there's not a whole lot of ways you can change things up. I typically get the Little Bacon Cheeseburger with all the trimmings and a side of Cajun fries. The Cajun fries are delicious but extremely greasy so unless these are an occasional indulgence... More 

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Isla Vista, California
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Visited the place after a night out in San Diego. The burger and chips was pretty good. Did also like the peanuts. Not the most charming place but good enough

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Thank lars_ostgaard
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When you want a big juicy burger fix, this is your place. Dripping, cheesy (if you get cheese), and loaded "your way." Have as much on it as you want or as little...they even offer mushrooms. Yummy! Fries are perfect. Service is okay, but I guess expected in a place like this one (considering how you order). These burgers are... More 

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Midland, Canada
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113 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

An excellent experience. My partner is celiac and cannot have any food contact with wheat, barley or rye. I went in to investigate and by chance talked to Joey who happened to be the shift manager. Boy, did he know how to handle celiac allergy situation. Change of gloves, cross contamination, etc. He had it down pat. The best part... More 

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Thank alexandermayk
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138 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Start off, the burger was great. Best one I've had in America from these fast food places and I'm trying a fair few. I'm thinking they gave me like the giant portion of fries, which may have been why it cost a lot. Basically I could have fed 7. Get the small. Blown away by their drinks robot. That thing... More 

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Thank Jamie B
Tijuana, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2015

If you are looking for an affordable, calorie filled, delicious meal, this is the place for you. There is a wide selection of burgers and hot dogs with an even wider variety of and drinks. Even waiting in line tastes good, as there are stacked boxes of great peanuts in the very middle of the restaurant; seriously, I have never... More 

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Thank jerocarnav
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at five guys, the burgers are always good and fresh and the French fries are delicious. It is most if you are in la Jolla or at Encinitas.

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Natal
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

My son knew this burger chain from Seattle, WA and we decided to give it a try. The ambiance is really simple, but the service is friendly and welcoming. The burgers are reaaaallly good, the best I tried in SD! The prices are beyond fair and overall, it was a great experience!

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Thank Robby2012
Gwangju, South Korea
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Tastes good! Like to choose ingredient! But french fries are too salty for me.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Fast food, American
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8650 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA 92122-1134
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-658-0778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?