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Betty's Burgers

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1000 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4473
+1 831-475-5901
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Aptos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for a quick hit & run meal- lunch or dinner.... burgers and fries are where it's at. Decent buns, homemade sauce and nice fries. Definitely a a place to checkout the burger menu.

Thank soifdawg
Wilmington, Delaware
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656 reviews
556 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well right off the bat, the three gals behind the counter were ALL very friendly and knowledgeable. I was a first time diner here and they went out of the way to "splain" everything to me. I had a 1/2 lb. Betty Burger dressed with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles and lube (a Chipotle spiked sauce of some kind), Onion... More 

Thank RoadTripper516
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and so glad did! Strawberry shake is sooo yummy! Chili cheese fries are delish. Super friendly staff and very efficient.

Thank Teesa77
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lived in Santa Cruz over 25 years and it's taken me too long to try out Betty Burgers. I have always heard good things, but I just don't go out for burgers very often. There are just too many great Taquerias here.... :) But, I was talked into trying out this landmark Santa Cruz burger restaurant last night,... More 

Thank Paul B
Capitola, California
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126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The burger was dry and overdone (though I asked for medium rare). Other than that, there was nothing at all special about it. Anything other than a basic burger runs $8.50 to $10, and that's just for a burger, with cheese or other toppings extra. The fries were skinny and soaked with oil. And you must pay extra for them... More 

Thank RonCentralCA
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Been to Betty's twice while I was in Santa Cruz. Both visits they nailed the burger. Juicy patty, the bun was hot as well not like in other places. Sweet potato fries were very delicious. Keep up the good work.

Thank Makkmartono
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Good burgers and great French fries, but the best thing is their chocolate shakes. They are very chocolatey and worth every calorie!

Thank pattis823
Dubuque, Iowa
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134 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our first afternoon arriving in Santa Cruz coming from Yosemite. It was a great stop. We were all in the mood for a good burger and weren't at all disappointed! The wait staff, music, food and adult malts were all extraordinary! Had a nice relaxing lunch al fresco. We all are glad we stopped here and... More 

Thank ahtram56
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was OK and pricey. They show you a basket for fries and then give you a small pocket of fries. Now I know. Bait and switch.

Thank Alfredmr
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The burgers here are awesome as expected! I got a southwest burger with guac and pepper jack cheese. The onion rings, sweet potato fries and regular fries were all delicious. We all split everything and I took a shake to go! It was great, casual and exactly what we needed.

Thank cpragalz11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4473
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-5901
Our delicious burgers are made with fresh, all-natural beef with NO hormones and NO antibiotics. Local vegetables are delivered fresh daily.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?