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5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
+1 619-224-4623
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have eaten at a lot of Burger places. This one , is the one to go to. Great burgers and onion rings !!! Cool place , good music and very cool staff !!! If you are any where near , you have to stop...More

Thank jayfromsd
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nephew wanted a good old hamburger, so the family all went to Hodads after seeing the reviews. We were at the downtown location. Fair warning, parking is awful, and I hate trying to find meter or side street parking. There are parking lots 1 block...More

Thank Auntlala_bigd
Reviewed 4 days ago

Due to previous fantastic experiences in May of this year, when I visited OB again I took my 2 sisters for this treat. We arrived at a great time with NO line around the block & was seated right away. They ordered the chicken fingers...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this restaurant and I'm not afraid to admit it. I first learned of Hodad's when they were featured on Diners, Drive-In's and Dives. They are famous for the Guido burger which is a big cheeseburger topped with pastrami, onions, and just about anything...More

Thank Randy R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I have been coming here 25+ years - back when they were on Bacon. And every time we went, the food was amazing and the service great. We went yesterday and of course there was a line (there has been since they...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friend brought me here to try their burgers and omg they were amazing. I usually don't get everything on my burgers but he suggested to get it here. I was not disappointed either. I got a single bacon burger with fries and I was...More

Thank _basementboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is excellent. Scenery by the beach is nice too. If your getting take out don't get stuck waiting in line.... just go in order and have your food in minutes

Thank GeorgeF347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This seems to be a local favorite of Ocean Beach. The only place that makes their famous waffle ice cream sandwiches. The lines are out of the door for a reason. They have a wide variety of flavor and make their waffles fresh upon order....More

Thank Tina F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The burger itself was okay. I've had better burgers. It was acceptable only because of everything on it. My husband and I both got the single bacon cheeseburger, and neither of us finished ours. The onion rings were good.

Thank Adrienne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made it here based on a friend's suggestion and reviews and it was totally worth it. While we didn't sit in and eat (very cool little spot w/ loads of license plates embellishing the walls) we enjoyed the beach view with some take out. Burgers,...More

Thank Josey311
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92107-3010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-224-4623
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