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The 8 Best Burger Places Near San Carlos

Updated: October 6, 2021

Could you smash a smash burger? Or how about a tasty chicken Burger? Then these San Carlos venues are for you! We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from the top review sites to find the best patties in San Carlos. If you're looking for the best vegan burgers or the best side of fries our list has something for you.

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The Refuge

American, $$, San CarlosAmerican, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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The Office Bar & Grill

New American, $$, San CarlosNew American, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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American, $, Redwood CityAmerican, $Redwood City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


American, $$$$, Redwood CityAmerican, $$$$Redwood City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5
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Freewheel Brewing Company

Pub, $$, Redwood CityPub, $$Redwood City, Friendly Acres
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Jack's Prime Burgers & Shakes

American, $$, San MateoAmerican, $$San Mateo, San Mateo Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Dog Haus Biergarten

American, $$, BelmontAmerican, $$Belmont, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Karaage Burger

American, $, San MateoAmerican, $San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 San Carlos restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Find Me Gluten Free, Infatuation and Thrillist. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Find Me Gluten Free - Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants San Mateo, California, Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings and Thrillist - Drink at the Best Bars in the Peninsula. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Cabernet Sauvignon with beef burger

    When considering how to best enjoy your beef burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon complements the dish as it matches the beef due to its structure and tannins.

  • Pinot Noir with your turkey cheese burger

    A red wine, like Pinot Noir, is a good partner drink to with turkey cheese burger because complements a salty cheese topping.

  • The perfect complement to mushroom burger

    Experts often pair mushroom burger with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Did you know?

  • The best day for hamburger

    It’s International Hamburger Day on May 28. You better not forget! Grab your hamburger and celebrate!

  • A 2,014 pounds feast

    2,014 pounds is the weight of a hamburger that was made in September of 2012.

  • A speedy eater

    Are you a fan of burger? The current record for eating the most burger is 12 burgers in only 3! Do you love burger enough to beat this record?

Parking info

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