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4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6905
+1 310-827-8600
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Washington, DC
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I'm visiting LA's Marina del Rey area frequently for work and make sure to stop at the counter every time I'm there. They are one of the places around that have an amazing vegan option. The very flexible 'build your own burger' menu is great for keeping things interesting. It can be overwhelming, but the staff is very helpful if... More 

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Thank rupi3000
Malibu, California
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146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

What a great experience. Really enjoyed the food and loved the build your own burger aspect. So many combinations to choose from and plenty to go on the plate! You won't leave hungry

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Thank kcslatts
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by here with my dad for an agreeable lunch. The buffalo burger was on offer and a little out of the ordinary. Love the built to order burger salad. Plenty of parking even on Labor Day weekend.

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Thank Chris E
Los Angeles, California
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We've been to the Counter in Marina Del Rey several times and it's always first rate. Be sure to check out the specials (especially the lamb burger).

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Thank CharterOneTwo
Enschede, The Netherlands
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63 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Burger was good, service average. I like the style "build-your-own" burger. Price however is definitely not their strong point, quite expensive.

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Thank superismiti
Los Angeles, California
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951 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Popped into grab food to go. While in the shopping center, it's located somewhat hidden in the back, and I actually didn't even know they were here. Walked in great ambience, love the roll up doors, the style is nice. Ordered it my way, and it was about 10 minutes but that says fresh because they were not busy when... More 

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Thank AARDVARKKILLER
Dallas, Texas
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672 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a burger joint/beer joint/California menu place in a relatively new strip mall in Marina del Rey looking to fit into a market niche. Not really high-end and not in-n-out burger either. The menu has a lot of offerings to suit the varied clientele that frequents the Marina del Rey area. This is not your typical beach burger shack... More 

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Thank yellowpixels
Washington, DC
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Came here during my search for vegan food in MdR. Loved the build your own burger menu and the abundance of options. The resulting food was amazing - more like a gourmet burger (at a reasonable price) than 'diner style' food. Very friendly staff! Now this is one of my staples whenever I go to MdR.

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Thank rupi3000
Kerrville, Texas
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410 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

This place has good choices for burgers and all of them are good. I would recommend something with the Korean BBQ. The place is also very nice and has good onion strings.

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Thank jameygamer
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Order the variety of pre-planned burgers or make your own. First night we tried "build it yourself" approach was we were delighted. Excellent beef.

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Thank Bill H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: +1 310-827-8600

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