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Smitty's Better Burger

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1313 N King St, Hampton, VA 23669-2131
+1 757-723-0661
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Hampton, Virginia
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248 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is the first time I have given five stars to a fast food. But the little place is awesome and been there forever. When you pull up, a car hop is with you right away. The food comes back quickly and it is always good. I rarely go for cheap eats, but here is cheap eats with good food... More 

Thank Oranutan1
Hampton, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

My family & I eat there at least 3 times a month. I have to say that if a friend didn't recommend the burger joint to me, i probably wouldn't have ever eaten there. It looks very old and dirty but like they say never judge a book by it's cover because that's what I did! Those burgers are delicious!... More 

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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Smitty's has been around since the 60's and has still remained. This burger joint you simply park anywhere and the attendants come outside and take your order like they did in old movies on roller skates. Smitty's burgers are great !!! not the processed McDonald's, Wendy's, Hardee's, or typical fast food burger, this is homemade fat juicy burgers. Menu is... More 

Thank Marty M
Hampton, Virginia, United States
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

you drive up and park and the girl comes out to take your order. you don't have to wait long, she comes back out with a red tray. you roll your window up a little and she hangs the tray on the window. she says if you need anything turn your lights on. it's so awesome. lunch time special is... More 

Thank Donna I
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

they come to your car and you order. Amazing staff Fantastic food! we moved to Virginia and founds this through google maps. best burger joint i have been to in a long time. Why spend $9 at McDonalds when you get better food and drink and quick service for cheaper? This is a MUST TRY!

Thank B R
Hampton, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This business is wonderful for it's great service and greasy burgers! Also, try the chicken dinners.

Thank MeaCulpa007
Hampton, Virginia
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110 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Want to travel back in time? Smittys has been a Hampton drive in staple since the 50's they have a wide variety of Hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, fries and the like but also carry dinner items as well, all very good and reasonably priced, no girls on skates like in the old days, but attentive in your car service.

Thank Hevilift2014
Newport News, Virginia
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Typical food you would expect at a place with car hops. It's been around since the 50s. I recommend the better burger special. The egg salad is good too. Family always enjoys going.

Thank Eliz J
Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Hampton Roads and moved to Florida in 1997. I remember Daddy and Momma taking me and my brothers and sisters, which were 6 kids in the station wagon and we'd all get a burger,fries and a coke which was a treat to go there in those days. When I grew up and had my own family... More 

Thank Debbie L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Been coming to Smittys since high school back in the 80's! It hasn't changed a bit! Nothing fancy, nothing gourmet! Just good burgers and dogs, low prices, fast friendly drive-up service!

Thank Steve D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Fast food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
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: 1313 N King St, Hampton, VA 23669-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 757-723-0661

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