Oscar's Hot Dogs

★★★★☆

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Mon - Sat, 10am - 10pm; Sun, 11am - 10pm

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This place is a solid no non-sense burger joint. Nothing fancy, very lacking in the interior and exterior decor, but it is good solid food and very reasonably priced. You get in line, tell the grill master what you want, he slaps it on the grill right then and you're on your way. I highly recommend the cheddar burger and if you're feeling cheeky, add some bacon to it. very good. they also serve chicken breast, but this definitely needs some BBQ sauce added to it for extra umph. If you ask nicely, they will give you a bottle usually stored behind the counter.

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★★★★☆

This place is a solid no non-sense burger joint. Nothing fancy, very lacking in the interior and exterior decor, but it is good solid food and very reasonably priced. You get in line, tell the grill master what you want, he slaps it on the grill right then and you're on your way. I highly recommend the cheddar burger and if you're feeling cheeky, add some bacon to it. very good. they also serve chicken breast, but this definitely needs some BBQ sauce added to it for extra umph. If you ask nicely, they will give you a bottle usually stored behind the counter.

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From the outside, this place doesn't look like much, but the burgers are amazing, and the pricing is not bad. However, I don't really see a difference with the fries, but my friends like them a lot.

4
★★★★☆

From the outside, this place doesn't look like much, but the burgers are amazing, and the pricing is not bad. However, I don't really see a difference with the fries, but my friends like them a lot.

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This is as straightforward as 'good' burger joint gets.You order, they charbroil to your liking and get good fries. I'd imagine this is what burger joints were like before mcDs ruined it all with mass production service. It's no barney's but your wallet will know it well.

4
★★★★☆

This is as straightforward as 'good' burger joint gets.You order, they charbroil to your liking and get good fries. I'd imagine this is what burger joints were like before mcDs ruined it all with mass production service. It's no barney's but your wallet will know it well.

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Been eating Oscars burgers since 1978--not everyday but about once a month or so-very good.. until fairly recentlly---what happened? that nice woody charcoal barbque flavor is gone-the meat tastes cheap-the buns have been dissapointing-the lettuce "old"-I usuly get my burgers at the drive up-can't see what might have changed. did they change owners? March 2, 2008 was my last burger-and it will be my last one forever until I hear others say "Oscars is back!" As my friends say the same as I do now--VERY disappointing. At first i thought it was my imagination-several months ago--but after several more burgers and my wifes opinion and that of friends--we really feel something must have changed. Bland-tasteless--not fresh. When the "original" Oscars is back--I'll be back.

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★☆☆☆☆

Been eating Oscars burgers since 1978--not everyday but about once a month or so-very good.. until fairly recentlly---what happened? that nice woody charcoal barbque flavor is gone-the meat tastes cheap-the buns have been dissapointing-the lettuce "old"-I usuly get my burgers at the drive up-can't see what might have changed. did they change owners? March 2, 2008 was my last burger-and it will be my last one forever until I hear others say "Oscars is back!" As my friends say the same as I do now--VERY disappointing. At first i thought it was my imagination-several months ago--but after several more burgers and my wifes opinion and that of friends--we really feel something must have changed. Bland-tasteless--not fresh. When the "original" Oscars is back--I'll be back.

Pros: freindly

Cons: taste is gone

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I have been going to Oscar's for more than 25 years. It has been passed down from father to son. The food is genuine...straight-forward presentation and tasty! The burgers and fries are very good.When I have that burger urge, there is no better a place than Oscar's!

5
★★★★★

I have been going to Oscar's for more than 25 years. It has been passed down from father to son. The food is genuine...straight-forward presentation and tasty! The burgers and fries are very good.When I have that burger urge, there is no better a place than Oscar's!

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This 40+ year old burger joint offers a damned fine charcoal-grilled burger with all the fixings for $3.65 (doubles are around $5.00). They're just honestly good burgers. The fries aren't all that, but they're served in a huge heap and always freshly fried (from frozen). Don't go here if you're squeamish about cleanliness (the tables are usually pretty grimy), but do go for great burgers, decent fries in generous portions, big, thick shakes, and even decent hotdogs. Also on the menu are steak and grilled chicken sandwiches, BLT's and grilled cheese. The old fashioned drive-thru window, a quirky throw-back to the old days, is an amusing time-saver for lazy people like me. While for a few years there was an nasty, angry woman taking orders, there is now a really nice guy -- maybe the latest owner? -- who is awfully pleasant for working in such a greasy, smoky and hot environment. This is one of the few old Berkeley establishments still around.

2
★★★★★

This 40+ year old burger joint offers a damned fine charcoal-grilled burger with all the fixings for $3.65 (doubles are around $5.00). They're just honestly good burgers. The fries aren't all that, but they're served in a huge heap and always freshly fried (from frozen). Don't go here if you're squeamish about cleanliness (the tables are usually pretty grimy), but do go for great burgers, decent fries in generous portions, big, thick shakes, and even decent hotdogs. Also on the menu are steak and grilled chicken sandwiches, BLT's and grilled cheese. The old fashioned drive-thru window, a quirky throw-back to the old days, is an amusing time-saver for lazy people like me. While for a few years there was an nasty, angry woman taking orders, there is now a really nice guy -- maybe the latest owner? -- who is awfully pleasant for working in such a greasy, smoky and hot environment. This is one of the few old Berkeley establishments still around.

Pros: Charcoal-grilled burgers, cheap prices, quick service. Drive-thru!!

Cons: Dirty tables and floors. Everything feels sticky inside. But you can always do drive thru.

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Oscar's has been open since the great place to get a flame broiled burger that actually tastes fresh. They use good buns, with heaps of fresh lettuce , tasty tomatos, and of course the onion. They also do great milkshakes. This the the oldest continuous hamburger place in the Bay area as far as I know. And yes, they actually do have Chicken and Vegi-burgers too.

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★★★★☆

Oscar's has been open since the great place to get a flame broiled burger that actually tastes fresh. They use good buns, with heaps of fresh lettuce , tasty tomatos, and of course the onion. They also do great milkshakes. This the the oldest continuous hamburger place in the Bay area as far as I know. And yes, they actually do have Chicken and Vegi-burgers too.

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I love their cheeseburgers, they are better than ANY fast food restaurant. And although their fries aren't exactly as addicting as those of McDonald's, they're still quite good. And their shakes are quite tasty as well.

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★★★★☆

I love their cheeseburgers, they are better than ANY fast food restaurant. And although their fries aren't exactly as addicting as those of McDonald's, they're still quite good. And their shakes are quite tasty as well.

 

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