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Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers

1591 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2116
+1 510-526-8185
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (10 reviews)
“turkey burger” (6 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1591 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2116
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

What more to say than: super burgers, good service, nice experience. I go there every time I'm in Berkeley. I've never been disappointed.

Thank Praseodymix
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We were visiting UCB and looking for a good burger place. We asked a mother of 2 young boys if this is the best burger place and she said Friday night is family burger night at Barney's in her opinion. Barney's was full of families...More

Thank Jo-Ann M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have been going to Barney's for years since it is very close to our daughter's house. However this was our last visit ever. We ordered a Greek salad. The lettuce was probably at least 4 days out of date and they tried to freshen...More

Thank gbwcs
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The waitresses try their best to take care of everyone. In some ways the hamburgers are just great but the rush and the crowds and the NOISE just make it an overall unpleasant experience.

Thank Peggy K
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Best described as casual dining with an upscale vibe. Indoor or outdoor seating, the service and food are excellent, with prices in line with the quantity and quality. The menu is quite variable, with a number of vegetarian and vegan options. An excellent selection of...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The burgers are super amazing and the staff is super nice. I came here with a certain level of what I think spicy food should be. The sweet potato fries were super amazing! I thouht I can handle the heat of the chipolte burger. Man...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

First timer & ordered a salmon burger on whole wheat bun. Others in my party had salads, fries (large basket to share), club & burger. Outside eating is nice. Service was good on a busy sunny Sunday!

Thank travel55Seattle
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We've been going here since our kids were tiny, so that's a lot of years. Reliable, familiar, consistent, really great food, great fries, shakes, burgers, it's the real deal. Really good service, reasonable prices, our go-to family place for local food. We hope they never...More

Thank Farallons
Reviewed 21 June 2017

As a local chain, the quality of Barney's can vary from location to location. I've settled on the Solano/Albany one as my favorite. There is always parking, the wait staff are very friendly, efficient, and actually remember who you are, and they make the best...More

Thank cjm77
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I had planned to go to the Crepevine nearby but last minute my friend and I decided that a beer would hit the spot. Barney's has a nice selection of draft beer and a ton of burger options. My friend was impressed with her cheeseburger;...More

Thank Erin J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1591 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-526-8185
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