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“quality burgers served with passion”

Tommy's Original World Famous
Ranked #2,899 of 10,042 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours
Neighbourhood: Hollywood
Brussels, Belgium
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“quality burgers served with passion”
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Good quality chili burgers prepared and served with passion. Looking forward to coming back to this place next time I'm in town. Very clean restaurant. Friendly service. Tasteful chili on a juicy burger along with fresh fries.

  • Visited June 2013
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Worcester
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“How does MacDonald's Compete?”
Reviewed 15 November 2012

For a buck or two more than a Big Mac, upgrade to a Tommy's Original Burger. Wow. No comparison. Loved the chili sauce and fresh lettuce and tomato.

Visited November 2012
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Charlotte
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“The old times”
Reviewed 9 October 2012

Went to Tommy's, although not the original location. Burgers are still great, the chili will smell for many hours afterwards. Brought back great memories. Thanks for a great burger.

Visited October 2012
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Olympia, WA
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“HOLD THE MAYO!”
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Mayo? Don't worry. You won't need it.
I have been going to Tommy's World Famous for over thirty years now, and it is still better than most burgers in fast food land. Don't forget a side of chili-cheese fries (OMG-BLISS!).
Just ask for a double-double-extra-extra, and you'll get a chili cheese burger with extra chili, extra beef patty and extra cheese with a fresh slice of tomato and onion. The chili compliments this burger like halos and wings compliment heaven.
The burgers can be a little high in the calorie and fat department, but keep in mind that if you want decadence in a burger Tommy's is the place to go.
During my college days, I wouldn't hesitate to drive sixty miles out of my way at 2 o'clock in the morning for a study break to devour a Tommy's burger and chili-cheese fries.
If I were a billionaire jet-setter today, I wouldn't hesitate to get on a private jet to fly to L.A. for a 2 a.m. burger at Tommy's - It's just harder to stay awake that late now.
If you're hungry and you're looking for an easy and inexpensive place to eat with really good food, go ahead and give it a try. Just don't cancel your gym membership.

  • Visited November 2011
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Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Chili Cheese burger and Atmosphere”
Reviewed 10 July 2012

If you're looking for pure Los Angeles, hit up the original Tommy's at Rampart and Beverly. There are numerous other locations in the Southland, but this spot is authentic LA. A double cheeseburger with chili and some fries, while standing outside and munching it down is a great way to feel the culture. This is a must stop after a Dodger game. Note: The area is not the greatest and you should be on your toes, however you can feel safe while at the location. If you're not familiar with the area, stop, eat, and get back on the freeway.

  • Visited May 2012
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