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Al's Big Burger

437 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1124
+1 510-527-1523
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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437 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1124
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Al's off and on for nearly 20+ years now. Not the original owners but still the same decent burgers at a reasonable price. I love the fact that this place still has a strong following. Mostly locals young and old....More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I love this small, local spot for their fantastic wood smoked burgers ( turkey, beef) and PEANUT BUTTER milkshakes! I try to limit my visits to just once a month ~ the food is addicting!

Thank SusanOb75
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Let me say that I love hamburgers. I eat them wherever I go and this is a great place. The burgers taste homemade and they have lots of choices. It reminds me of the kind of place you could have gone to in the 1950s-1970s....More

Thank McHalesNavy
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Al's Burgers has been around forever. Unchanged and unimproved. The food is average the dining area is a monument to mid century mismatched minimalism. There are some very loyal fans but there really is not much to make this a special dining experience. The prices...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had the one third burger which was freshly cooked. The onion rings were some of the best I have ever tasted with the right mix of batter and onion. The strawberry milkshake was very fruity and quite thick. Good value.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoy the old fashioned burgers that they make with good beef, onions, lettuce, tomato and choice of extras. I always order their very good onion rings which are always crunchy and hot. Service is efficient and friendly. They are consistent so I am never...More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My last time here was over 20 years ago. It was great to be back for a late lunch today. I had a hot dog, and my friends had burgers. The shakes and fries are great also. This is not and inexpensive place. The prices...More

Thank zip98221
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I often get a burger here when I pick up my dog from the groomer down the street. Order by phone ahead of time. I like the bacon mushroom burger without cheese since I don't like American cheese. The onions rings are the best that...More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Our family enjoyed the burgers, fries and malt shakes. Very friendly staff and service. Outside patio is a bonus especially with the nice California weather

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Before I tell you a place to go for Bay Area Hamburgers, I must explain the concept to you. WHAT is a HAMBURGER? According to the publication NORTH KOREA TODAY, the former Dear leader, Kim Jong il invented the 'hamburger' in 1983. Let McDonalds &...More

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1124
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-527-1523
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