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1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
+1 530-241-0136
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Today
10:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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Nampa, Idaho
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree with John B. It didn't live up to it's reputation. It was just a burger, nothing special. I was disappointed.

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Thank Tami T
Red Bluff, California
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lot's of history here. Since 1938. Started in a tent, for the workers building Shasta Dam. This location, in downtown Redding, has been opened since 1962. Locally owned and operated. Some staff have been working here for decades. Cool counter seating and tables. Burgers, hot dogs, vegetarian, shakes and fries. I do the Double Dam Deal with cheese, about 10$.... More 

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Thank Greg K
Redding, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been enjoying their burgers and fries and milk shakes for 46 years. Absolutely the best burger EVER. Always good, always pleasant place to grab lunch, and the new outdoor covered patio is a nice place to people watch while you eat. Two stamp Tuesday is my favorite day, when you buy a burger you get two stamps on... More 

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Thank bajadona
Cottonwood, California
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Just an average burger. Really nothing special. We were disappointed, having heard good things about the place.

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Thank John B
Santa Rosa
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Had heard about this historic burger joint located near downtown Redding, CA from previous reviews and friends. As we were in area we decided that this time we would check out Dam Burger. Small location on Placer St with long history, been in Redding since 1938. Originally serving coffee, pie, and burgers to Shasta Dam workers for 25 cents! Menu... More 

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Thank hook026
Redding, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great burger. A bit small in size, perfect toppings. Fries were delicious. super friendly service and love the new covered patio

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Thank Tia A
Willamette Valley, Oregon
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you want straight up burgers with abundant yummy fries, this is your place. The servers were helpful and attentive (and funny too). The burgers were cooked to order and the shake was thick enough to keep the straw standing up. Plan to come back here again.

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Thank OregonTravelLady
Titusville, Florida
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The Dam burger was really good and the wait staff were really nice! I'd eat here again! If you have a big appetite, order the Helen or a double dam burger! French fries are crispy and hot!

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Thank Linda B
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I recently had a burger that I thought was better at Carl's Juniors. I have tried Dam Burger 3 times now and I will never go back. The quality is poor, and the cost is to much for the quality. Two burgers, two small drinks and a large fry to split come to $20.00. I was very disappointed! Plus my... More 

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Thank S M
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255 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I typically do not eat American style food when I am not in america but this place smelled so good when we walked by. The food was so good I haven't had a hamburger since! I don't want to be disappointed. The style of the decor was trendy looking, the staff was friendly with my horrible German, and the food... More 

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Thank Robin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001-1013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-241-0136

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