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Big Jo's

1955 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-2811
+1 310-828-3191
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good57%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
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Fast food
1955 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-2811
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Go for the fries....a healthy option is the grilled chicken sandwich. The women who work/own the place are so efficient and nice. I wish they were open past 3 pm....

Thank ccparent
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was nice for a quick lunch during work. The biggest pros were that it's within a 5 minute walk from my office and it was inexpensive. However, the burger I got was cold (the cheese wasn't melted at all) and lacked a little in...More

Thank tink8009
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This was our first visit to Big Jo's. You order at the counter and then dine in a covered, open-air seating area off to the side. Staff was friendly and efficient. The burgers were very good and the fries were excellent! They are also open...More

Thank GlockRocker
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Yummy diner food with reasonable prices with prompt service. Servers are pleasant and efficient, who enjoy their jobs.

Thank SMOgal
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great spot for burgers and sandwiches during lunch. Nice family run establishment. There aren't very many options to eat nearby so I'm happy this is one of them.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

good burgers, hot dogs, fries, etc, but not as cheap as most fast food places, but every order is freshly made. other sandwiches too.

Thank ferdferd
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I love myself some Big Jo's. Their fries are sooo good. Perfectly crispy and I love the season salt that you can sprinkle on them. I have had their cheeseburger and their grilled cheese. It's the perfect comfort go to food.

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I started living in Santa Monica in 1978 and have driven by this place many times, but never ate there until yesterday. This is another of those places that time forgot. It really hasn't changed much from the outside over those times. Two things that...More

Thank BJBrew
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is one of the best burgers you will have in Santa Monica. Don't be intimidated by the line to get in, if there is a wait it is worth it. Nice friendly service and you will want to go back

Thank tvbuyer
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Nothing fancy. But solid burgers, nice crisp fries cooked in non-rancid shortening (a pet peeve) and quick service, considering things are made to order, relatively. Not for the faint of heart, or stomach.

Thank SonOfClovis
Santa Monica
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thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
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weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1955 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-828-3191
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