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Val's Burgers

2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
+1 510-889-8257
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion rings” (18 reviews)
“hamburger” (23 reviews)
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those places beloved by the locals and I have to say, I didn't get the appeal based on the burger. The burger is good, but the bun is too small for the meat patty, so while the flavor was good, the...More

Thank valleydiog
Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose Val's based upon the reviews and I was not disappointed. A very tasty burger provided by a Mom and Pop place that's greets its regulars by name. They are pricier than your normal burger stand but you get what you pay for...juicy and...More

Thank vonnadawn
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband saw this place on Yelp! And because of good reviews we went and tried it. There was a wait on tables because it was packed at that time. I love their burgers! Will come back soon.

Thank Raquel372
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Val's has not changed and that is a good thing with their super-tasty hamburgers and great service...

Thank derekjhibbard
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I don't know how they get their burgers to taste so good but they do. You have to bring cash. I went there for the first time in the mid-'70s as my student's family owned it. They lived in the house behind the restaurant. They...More

1  Thank jhmaxwell3
Reviewed 22 January 2018

One of the best burger in Hayward. Only thing is they only take cash. The service is good and quick.

Thank Alejandro B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Val’s has the best no frills burger ever! Make sure to get the Mama Burger on a french roll so it can handle the juices! The milkshakes are also legendary

Thank Payam S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Mentioned by many (Sunset Magazine, other large newspapers) as the best burger. They will make your burger rare, if you like, which is hard to find these days. These are the best burgers and milkshakes in the Bay Area, with almost old-fashioned prices. It's a...More

Thank wordgirl2013
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We visited our daughter's family for Thanksgiving and while there, we went to Val's Burger restaurant. It was our first time there and we were pleasantly surprised. From the outside, the look of the restaurant is like an older, non-distinguished building amidst a parking lot....More

Thank David D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

With a long history of service to East Bay residents, Vals has consistently served one of the best if not THE best burger. Service is quick and friendly, and their just as good as take out or at the restaurant . The French fries are...More

Thank S George B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-889-8257
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