Hollywood Hamburgers

George visits LA's most popular burger spots, including nostalgic favorites, the last remaining burger stands and a farm-to-table hidden gem. From a burger topped with a hot dog to a burger recipe that’s over ...

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The Apple Pan

Enjoy a Hickory Burger -- rumored to be Clark Gable’s favorite -- at this classic Los Angeles burger shack, open since 1947. The restaurant has strong family ties -- Sunny Sherman is its third-generation owner.

10801 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

 
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Charlie’s Coffee Shop

Visit Charlie’s Coffee Shop in the Original Farmers Market for a burger made from beef purchased just 3 stalls away at Huntington Meats. Mrs. Charlie Gilbert, who opened the shop in 1976, still runs it with her daughter, Katie.

The LA Farmers Market - Stall #412
6333 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90036

 
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Marty’s

Marty’s is known for their Combo, which stacks a burger and 2 hotdogs on the same bun. Owner Howard Bassman is the son of the original owner, Marty Bassman, who opened the stand in 1958.

10558 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

 
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Pie ‘N Burger

The nostalgic Pie ‘N Burger restaurant has been serving up classic American comfort food since 1963. Owner Michael Osborn was a Pie ‘N Burger customer as a child, then a cook, before ultimately buying the restaurant from the original owners.

913 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106

 

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