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Barney's

4162 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA - (510) 655-7180
Barney's smells great. That is because the hamburgers are cooked on a grate in an open kitchen adjoining the dining room, and the perfume of sizzling beef fat dripping onto coals is, for carnivores, a sure-fire appetizer. The meat part of my California burger was tasty with a crunchy, gnarled crust, although the interior could have been juicier and more flavorful.
42% Approval Rating (7 votes)

Scorecard

2 - Overall: Good - Worth a Return
Overall: Good - Worth a Return
Milkshake
California Burger
Burger
French Fries

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Barney's is a 10-store Bay Area burger chain with 22 different beef hamburgers on its menu plus 9 kinds of turkey burger and 10 kinds of meat-free garden burgers. The garden burgers come on whole wheat buns, the others on sesame buns, unless you want yours wrapped in ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

4162 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA
(510) 655-7180

http://www.barneyshamburgers.com

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Apparently inspired by L.A.'s Apple Pan, the hickory burger has bacon, jack cheese and bbq sauce.
"Apparently inspired by L.A.'s Apple Pan, the hickory burger has bacon, jack cheese and bbq sauce."
Cliff Strutz





The California burger is topped with Monterey Jack, a grilled chile, bacon, and sour cream. A lovely sight, and by midway through, a royal mess.
"The California burger is topped with Monterey Jack, a grilled chile, bacon, and sour cream. A lovely sight, and by midway through, a royal mess."
Michael Stern


The minced garlic is fresh and powerful atop these skinny fries.
"The minced garlic is fresh and powerful atop these skinny fries."
Michael Stern


Too bad we don't have the technology to share smells, because this close shot of the garlic fries would be dizzying.
"Too bad we don't have the technology to share smells, because this close shot of the garlic fries would be dizzying."
Michael Stern


The voodoo burger has provolone and bleu cheese, bacon, sautéed mushrooms and a voodoo sauce.
"The voodoo burger has provolone and bleu cheese, bacon, sautéed mushrooms and a voodoo sauce."
Cliff Strutz


Barney's milkshakes come in tall silver beakers.  Both of these are a  chocolate/blackberry combination.
"Barney's milkshakes come in tall silver beakers. Both of these are a chocolate/blackberry combination."
Cliff Strutz


Barney's is a popular destination along busy Piedmont Avenue.
"Barney's is a popular destination along busy Piedmont Avenue."
Cliff Strutz



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