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5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
+1 619-589-6144
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
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Newport, Oregon
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I love the name, I love the burgers, I love dressing the burgers myself. The bakery fresh homemade buns are way yummy. Sometimes the place is noisy, but that is because it's busy. Busy means fast turnover in food which means fresh food all the time. The burgers are thick, the cheese is gooey good. Ok, I'm hungry.

Thank stevenbZ1567QX
San Diego, California
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663 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

With a start in Texas you know this chain is into big things. The latest is the 3 lb. challenge where you order either the Lone Start Burger at $12.99 or the Three Little Piggies at $12.99 also. It also includes 1 lb. of fries and a bottomless drink. This burger place offers a unique approach that seems like "do... More 

Thank Walker S
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

My adult daughter suggested trying Fuddruckers on her birthday. We had been here a few years ago but I forgot why I had not returned so we tried it yesterday for dinner. It was noisy with loud music and and the bathroom was dirty with overflowing trash cans. I can just imagine what the kitchen looked like. It looked like... More 

Thank John G
Spring Valley, California
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283 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

We had not been to Fuddruckers in a few years and went on an invite. Wow, what a change since we were last there. They have changed the spices and its a good one, better burger. And being able to dress it oneself at the fresh veggie bar, love it!

Thank kenmac1
Santa Barbara, California
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Fuddruckers has great burgers. It is a "Burger Place," and if you are looking for a traditional American hamburger, then go and you will leave having had exactly that! It isn't fancy, it isn't complicated; you order at the counter and then sit at a table to eat your burger and fries. Enjoy!

1 Thank santabarbaraserenity
San Diego, California
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79 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

we always take our grandchildren here for their birthday dinner once they reach about 11 years old. they all have a great time on wednesday night. there is a dixieland jazz type band and lots of dancing.

Thank claudia p
Alpine, California
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208 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Some people rave over the build your own burger however I have never cared for the inconsistent quality of their hamburger. Sometimes I can do there and the food is great and other times I can go there and the meat is mushy. Not my favorite place.

Thank Sunshine033
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109 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

Burgers not cooked right. Medium is NOT pink all the way through. Steaming burgers last few minutes make them seem like microwaved. No seasoning makes them tasteless. Buns at least good. Not pleased.

Thank BrianMillerSantee
Brisbane, Australia
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73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

I've been to Fuddruckers in La Mesa a couple of times now, and the burgers are truly delicious. Love being able to add the toppings myself, which are fresh and delish. The rock and roll theme is great, love the different booths. Basically I will be back every time I'm in San Diego!

1 Thank odyssey1977
San Diego, California
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149 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

In all honesty, we go there for the burgers, fries, and cheese sauce! We also really enjoy the "make your own soda flavour" machine. You can add shots of flavours to your favorite sodas, and kids love this! If you get there before the rush, you might get a booth specific to Elvis, The Rolling Stones, or my favorite, The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-589-6144

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?