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Nation's Giant Hamburgers

317 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-3804
+1 510-451-6350
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
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American, Fast food
317 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-3804
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We go here at least twice a month for the Harvester, mine with grilled onions and pickles, my son's with no tomatoes or onions. They have great shakes ( vanilla, chocolate, strawberry and Java) and their fries are tasty. But the best part are the...More

2  Thank Tora S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Yes again it's not a 5 star restaurant, but the food is great! I was more impressed with the mangers decisions as I sat in there. I appreciate the atmosphere that this man kept. It was SPOTLESS! As well as the outdoor atmosphere coming inside,...More

Thank Driver_316
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Pie pie pie. I understand they also run a grill, but pie, pie, pie. Yes, it's cheap eats. Yes, they have excellent pies. Did I mention the pies? Get a slice of pie. Decide you want birdday pie for the rest of your life.

1  Thank Burbgal
Reviewed 13 November 2016

They use REAL ground beef. They cook the burgers while you wait. Or you can order by phone in advance. I am 60 and we have been eating their burgers for almost 40 years. Their system works, so they have not changed a thing about...More

1  Thank JakeCarl
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This place was great. Huge delicious burgers. Get some pie. The pie is really good. I got the pumpkin cream pie. And the employees there are awesome. Carlo who took my order was super patient and let me try a couple tastes of pies before...More

Thank tabascov
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was in Oakland's Jack London Square for three weeks on business. Nation's has good food for reasonable prices. Most mornings I went there for breakfast and ordered the one-egger. It comes with hash browns and toast but you can substitute French toast or pancakes....More

1  Thank LosAngelesTrainer
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Any time we go up the road to the bay...and no matter the activity my husband requests a stop at Nation's cheeseburger...Come with an appetite....this is not your small sizes "other" burger.....

Thank Patt C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

One of the things I miss most from leaving the Bay Area is a Nation's Burger and fries. So reasonably priced for a top shelf burger. Made to order fresh, hot and delicious. I miss you Nation's.

Thank Jimmy D
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Fantastic food, flavor, all the toppings, service, and best pies you can find in America. Staff friendly and clean appearance - whole shop was clean and friendly atmosphere. Burgers and onion rings better than I can make at home!!!!

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Nations burgers are SOOO good. Great taste, fresh ingredients and just plain good! We eat at Nations whenever we can find one when traveling. I wish they would expand to the East Coast !

Thank cMac_OnTheGo
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1 July 2016|
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what question you want answered. I don't work there I just left a review. I love their pies and have never had an issue with them. There Lemon Merangue is awesome as well as their chocolate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:00 AM - 1:15 AM
6:00 AM - 1:15 AM
6:00 AM - 1:15 AM
6:00 AM - 1:15 AM
6:00 AM - 1:15 AM
6:00 AM - 1:15 AM
6:00 AM - 1:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-3804
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-451-6350
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