Original Tommy's Hamburgers

Original Tommy's Hamburgers

Burger Joint and Fast Food Restaurant
7415 Clairemont Mesa Blvd (at Ruffner St), San Diego, CA 92111, United States
Hours:
Open until 1:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 7:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 7:00 AM–1:30 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

On May 15, 1946, a young Tommy Koulax introduced Los Angeles to a hamburger with gusto. Sixty five years later, L.A.’s love affair with his chili-topped creation is still going strong.

7.2/10

Based on 33 votes

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    darren t.
    "there burgers and chili fries are the best!!!!!"(5 Tips)
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  • chili fries
  • burgers
  • good for a quick meal
  • good service
  • great value
  • cheeseburgers
  • family-friendly
  • breakfast food
  • good for a late night
  • lunch
  • cheese
  • dinner
  • Jen M.

    The best late night food ever!

    Jen M-E · January 19
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  • Shepard H.

    Tommy's makes the best burger in the United States. Tommy's burgers all come with chili, so if you don't want chili, go elsewhere. :) Have the chili!

    Shepard Humphries · November 24, 2014
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  • Tyler T.

    Chili kind of made my stomach hurt, but it was almost worth it...

    Tyler Tremelling · August 27, 2014
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  • Alan A.

    Never a long line and a great place to bring out of state guest to indulge!!

    Alan Aaron · October 26, 2012
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  • BabeeKay

    Best place to go for OLD FASHION chili fries;)

    BabeeKay · September 15, 2012
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  • Brodude272

    Maria made good on a unfortunate situation. She is great!!

    Brodude272 · August 12, 2012
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  • Ruben R.

    Just like the good old day at Rampart Tommy's

    Ruben Ruiz · June 29, 2012
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  • Megan A.

    The chili taste cheap

    Megan A · April 27, 2012
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  • Jose G.

    Ask for the peppers; they're stingy with them and won't give them unless asked!

    Jose Gutierrez · February 13, 2012
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  • darren t.

    there burgers and chili fries are the best!!!!!

    darren tom · January 9, 2012
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  • Andy C.

    Not life changing...but it will change your bowel movements! Pooooopie!

    Andy Carlon · December 27, 2011
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  • Michael E.

    Get a Tommy burger with chili, mustard, tomato and cheese only.

    Michael Elgo · November 28, 2011
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  • Pam H.

    Don't bother. Food is unremarkable

    Pam Holzman · January 31, 2011
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  • John R.

    Chili Burger and Chili Fries.

    John Reyes · December 11, 2010
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  • Cori O.

    They have some seriously good ORIGINAL chili. Chili fries and a chili dog....yumm!!!

    Cori O · December 1, 2010
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  • Ana B.

    Order a Tommy cheeseburger and the chili that drops off you can use for your fries and you have chili cheese fries!

    Ana Banana · January 6, 2010
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