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The Golden State

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Central L.A
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426 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
+1 323-782-8331
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us went for late lunch before going to the James Corden taping. We had burgers and sandwiches and we each really enjoyed what we got. We'd go back for sure!

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Noblesville, Indiana
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Our family was visiting the Fairfax district and The Golden State was recommended for a reasonable and quick dinner. We almost walked past the restaurant due to the blinds being closed for the sun. We all ordered burgers, some with fries, some with cucumber salad. The burgers were huge, the buns fresh, and had great juicy flavor. The salad was... More 

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Thank ndcar
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Go here for lunch or dinner, the food taste good, is reasonably priced and big portions. The people are friendly and it has a quirky style inside with a big screen TV to watch sport on. I have the californian salad and it was great!

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Thank NatGerrishh
Los Angeles, California
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610 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We randomly picked this place after seeing favorable reviews on Yelp. It was a Monday...yet a holiday so the place was hoping for lunch. You order at the counter, sit and food is brought to you at the table. We received free drinks because it was Monday ...which is typically their slow day. The mint infused lemonade was light and... More 

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Thank Nancy D
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My son and I stopped here during an LA shopping trip and really enjoyed our lunch. I had the grilled chicken sandwich Greek style with sweet potato wedges. My son had a hot dog and a coke float. The vibe is chill and the service was great.

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Thank Liz H
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great food and atmosphere . . . one of the best burgers around. Located right in mid cities, very accessible and on an eclectic stretch of Fairfax.

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Thank pjmalloy
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The food is really good, parking was challenging, but worth the trip. Fast service, but limited seating, especially for large groups.

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Thank Claudia T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

The best burger I ate so far. Delicious buns, delicious patty, great french fries, absolutely insane taste. The service was medium friendly, but ok.

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Thank Luca H
Rutherford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Came from NJ and ate at The Golden State based on Guy from Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. Once again, he was right. Excellent burger, great fries and service with a true smile. Everyone was so pleasant there. If you're looking for a great Burger, this is the place to come to.

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Thank Dave2295
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Great food, great staff and excellent service! The food was well presented and super fast. Would definitely recommend the grilled cheese sandwich.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
22:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
22:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
22:00 - 00:00
Thursday
22:00 - 00:00
Friday
22:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-782-8331

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?