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1104 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-4603
11:00 - 22:00
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Sao Paulo, SP
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Here you can choose everything inside your burger, and you find good meat and ingredients. The fries are also awesome.

Thank Renato L
Carlsbad, California
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The burger was five star, but the fries are very important to me. Thin fries just don't stay hot. On my first visit, I sent them back and the second order was just barely warm. On my most recent visit, I didn't bother sending the cold limp fries back. Also, the portion size is very small. Go to Five Guys... More 

Thank Tradester
Lexington, KY
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117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

The Counter is one of many custom order burger places springing up around California and the rest of the country. Someone calculated over 42K combinations! Thats a lot of visits. You get to choose the bun, the size burger or specialty meat (turkey, salmon, veggie), the cheese and lots of toppings and sauces. The choices can be overwhelming and they... More 

Thank Otodoc
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I only have been there once and I loved it!!!!Can't wait to go again excellent service everybody there so sweet and efficient.I am recommend this place a 100 % yummy food....Everything is delicious 😋

Thank Letty L
Farmington, Utah
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

(Sat outside) Create your own taste sensation with their checklist of menu options for a unique burger bun or no bun. Some items cost an additional amount like bacon and avocado. I loved a 1/3 lb. ($10) grilled chicken breast no bun, salad style ($1) spinach, mixed greens, buttermilk dressing, alfalfa sprouts, cucumber, shredded parmesan, hard boiled eggs, cranberries, applewood... More 

1 Thank Becky H
Palm Desert, California
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121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I love the Counter because of the options. You get to build your own whatever if you don't want to choose one of the menu. My favorites are the salad bowls. I like to get the salad bowl with ahi tuna, grilled pineapple, sesame dressing, and pickled onions. The staff is great at helping you put together flavorful combinations. The... More 

Thank Tek
Newport Beach
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

If you want to have THE best build your own burger, just the way you like it without all the work and prep, go to The Counter! Order it your way and get the most delicious part - skinny onion rings and tasty fries! the ranch dipping sauce is the ultimate pleaser. With a full bar and draft beer, you... More 

Thank Debra F
Newport Beach, California
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

The Counter in Newport Beach is a unique burger joint where the saying "you want, to go it" is never more true. The venue is nice with seating both indoor and out. The tables are clean and the large windows let is lots of light. One of the things that makes this place stand out as a burger joint is... More 

Thank Reid F. K
Costa Mesa, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2015

If you are looking for a beef, turkey, chicken or veggie burger where you can choose many toppings, sauces and buns - this is the place. Great food every time. I only gave them 4 stars because their prices have increased. Eaten there many times, always get a great meal.

Thank SyndeM
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Not cheap as chips but gorgeous burgers - we all did the design your own burger option at the back, except daughter, who opted for kids mini sliders. Giant choc chip cookies for pudd for kids.

Thank ElisabethDavid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-4603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach

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