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Dam Burger

1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
+1 530-241-0136
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“fries” (19 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Have been eating lunches at The Damburger since 1974. Always consistently good burgers. Pleasant staff and free daily papers to read without having to prescribe. I am a regular. Remember when there was a single row of stools and just a couple of small bales...More

Thank gldnstn
Reviewed 6 May 2017

You can TELL the employees are treated well and are happy. They are glad to see customers and the place is very cheerful. There are NO tomatoes available for your burger and the lettuce is pre-shedded and a bit dry and browned on the edges....More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love this establish burger place. Burger Fries and freeze pleas. Eat in or take away either way I love it.

Thank Macjaman
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I agree with John B. It didn't live up to it's reputation. It was just a burger, nothing special. I was disappointed.

Thank Tami T
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Lot's of history here. Since 1938. Started in a tent, for the workers building Shasta Dam. This location, in downtown Redding, has been opened since 1962. Locally owned and operated. Some staff have been working here for decades. Cool counter seating and tables. Burgers, hot...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have been enjoying their burgers and fries and milk shakes for 46 years. Absolutely the best burger EVER. Always good, always pleasant place to grab lunch, and the new outdoor covered patio is a nice place to people watch while you eat. Two stamp...More

Thank bajadona
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Just an average burger. Really nothing special. We were disappointed, having heard good things about the place.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Had heard about this historic burger joint located near downtown Redding, CA from previous reviews and friends. As we were in area we decided that this time we would check out Dam Burger. Small location on Placer St with long history, been in Redding since...More

Thank hook026
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great burger. A bit small in size, perfect toppings. Fries were delicious. super friendly service and love the new covered patio

Thank Tia A
Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you want straight up burgers with abundant yummy fries, this is your place. The servers were helpful and attentive (and funny too). The burgers were cooked to order and the shake was thick enough to keep the straw standing up. Plan to come back...More

Thank OregonTravelLady
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-241-0136
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