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True Burger

146 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
+1 510-208-5678
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“garlic fries” (4 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“shake” (6 reviews)
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American, Fast food
146 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were simply overjoyed with this meal. The burgers and garlic fries are ... I just don't have words. They were beyond delicious. We are definitely coming back and I hope we have the same response.

Thank ArtevD
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Consistency is everything when it comes to food business. This place does a great job of it, really. I tried Trueburger again after 6 months and the experience felt like it was my first time. That's when I know I will always return. Great quality...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Nothin special here. Burger taste a little like Burger King, and a bit pricey. The garlic fries are not that good. Everything was just so so.

Thank danity50
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Really good quality food. The hamburger is ground right there and grilled right in front of you. It come out nice and juicy and tasty.

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Decor is simple and industrial, but there are ants crawling around all over the bar stool seating areas. Bummer was craving a burger with bacon and avocado. They don't even carry avocado... and cashiers can't hear over the kitchen because a number of orders were...More

Thank KokoPowder
Reviewed 25 January 2017

True Burger is a small burger joint on Grand that has excellent burgers & fries. They were pretty busy that day, so I ordered to go & was glad I did as they don't have a lot of seating & what they had was full....More

Thank PamTPasadena
Reviewed 15 September 2016

OMG! Ok, try to picture my enthusiasm please - we hiked that day in Presidio for 3 hours and was walking back from Oakland 19th St BART home and we found ourselves hungry at 4 pm (we hadn't had lunch yet) so we stopped at...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I've been eating my way around Oakland, and this place has the best burger I've found! Love the vibe as well.

Thank Vanetia C
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Their burgers are really good and made with fresh ingredients. Usually easy to find parking (street). Call in and pick up with no wait.

Thank Vicki010
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Close to perfection of a Shake Shack burger. That says it all. Burger cooked to perfection. Don't have to go to New York now.

Thank Kasac1943
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612 (Formerly Grand Avenue Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-208-5678
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