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Clarke's Charcoal Broiler

615 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2507
+1 650-967-0851
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
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615 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2507
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I visited Clarke's for lunch with a friend. Looks like the place has been there forever on busy El Camino Real, and the interior and patio are real throwbacks to old burger joints. You order at the counter and they announce your name on a...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Never been here before until today.... We stopped by before our long day out on the peninsula... Omelettes we're good.. very hot.. Pancakes were bug and yummy with berries... Food came out hot... Pretty fast... We sat outside... I would go back to try a...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A quintessential old style burger joint, been around since 1945. Families, college kids, military all eating here. Eat inside or outside. My burger was excellent: great beef, bacon, and really tasty and freshly made guac with chunks of avocado. The onion rings were very good...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I don't eat beef, and am not always happy with the turkey burgers I have had elsewhere. Clarke's are consistently good. The onion rings, sweet potato fries, and shakes are also very good (though hardly on my regular diet!) I enjoy the casual, open atmosphere....More

Thank DLGersh
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Driving thru town and saw this place. It isn't a chain restaurant which usually means the food is better, and it's more of a local's place. And it was. The burger was big and juicy, the fries were crisp and not-soggy. The "fixin" table is...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

On some visits, the food is outstanding and on others it is just average. We usually order the ribs. The french fries are normal restaurant fare meaning not worth eating.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great little place offering burgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken and fries, plus other charcoal grilled goodies. Fresh lettuce and tomatoes, condiment bar. Guacamole burger was good too. Super casual, so don't dress up. Breakfast only served on weekend mornings. A bit expensive for burgers but...More

Thank sbs28
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Just popped out to dinner with my College age son, who is a big burger fan, and introduced him to one of my favorite old burger haunts - Clarke's. What a pleasant surprise to find it better than ever. If you are visiting the area,...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to Clarke's in ages but was able to stop by to get one of their Clarke's burgers with fries. It was as good as ever and I am glad I stopped off to try one again.

Thank ochump
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

On El Camino Real in Mountain View. Don't miss the chance to taste the best burgers and shakes on the planet. Unassuming, reserved, you'll drive by if you're not 'in the know'. It looks like a dive, because it has a loyal, local following that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 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 - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-967-0851
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