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Dan's Grub Shack

4240 El Camino Real, Kmart Shopping Center, Atascadero, CA 93422-2577
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“burgers” (7 reviews)
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4240 El Camino Real, Kmart Shopping Center, Atascadero, CA 93422-2577
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We love eating here. But for $10-12 we could eat just as good in town, for more food. The portions seem to have gotten smaller since they opened, and prices went up by one to two dollars. At least fries are now served with the...More

Thank vivthegiver
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I wish one of the previous reviewers would have mentioned the restaurant is a little like eating in a single wide trailer, so be aware as to what to expect. 70-80% of seating area is next to server area or kitchen opening. Owner is very...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to Dans a few times now and let me say.... some of the best food in this county! Dan makes some of the most fun burger combinations. I'd recommend the Danimal, it comes with linguica and bacon ;). Try the fried cheese curds...More

Thank Justin J
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Driving north on 101 today and needed to stop for lunch. A quick Internet search brought us to Dan's Grub Shack. WOW! This place is great! Let's start with the Buffalo Fries. How can they be so thin and crisp on the outside and still...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We ate dinner here based on a Yelp review and were not disappointed at all. I don't usually expect great food at a strip mall but this was amazing. The chef takes a lot of care to get things right and the brisket sandwich, which...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, a little pricier than fast food but well worth the extra. Burgers are big and very tasty. Food is fresh and portions are great. Excellent stop for lunch even if you have to drive a bit.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I love it when my burger is so juicy that I need multiple napkins! The accompanying fries were served hot and perfectly cooked. The service was friendly and very welcoming. What a great place!

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 15 September 2016

They have the cutest MINI wrapped with their ads. Big family meal with my 5 folks from 5 to 86. They looked full but had a table for us in the back. We were happy to squeeze in. Big portions of comfort food reflecting all...More

Thank Mokegrl
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place is a hoot! All staff are so friendly and the food is varied and unique. Small, down-home type place.

Thank joeschwartzphotos
Reviewed 26 July 2016

They said they were known for their Fish and Chips. I'd recommend a burger instead. The burgers were big and juicy and there were lots of options.The onion rings were also very good. It's a nice little local burger joint. We enjoyed it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4240 El Camino Real, Kmart Shopping Center, Atascadero, CA 93422-2577
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Atascadero
  • Phone Number: 805-464-2220
Awesome grub at a reasonable price. May be listed as Dan's the Grub Shack.
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