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The Counter



3055 Olin Ave Ste 1035
San Jose, CA 95128

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(408) 423-9200

Hours

  • Sunday: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
  • Monday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am - Midnight
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - Midnight

Cuisine: Burger Restaurants, Dog Friendly Restaurants

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4.5 of 5.0 from 63 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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The Counter Reviews

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  • Rozeta Arianna A.Although they overcooked my food, they were very accommodating about it. Great management and service from the bar!

    55555 by Rozeta Arianna A.


  • Rozeta Arianna A.Launched a new menu! Come check it out!

    55555 by Rozeta Arianna A.


  • Dominic T.Less crowded and wait at 3pm.

    55555 by Dominic T.


  • Brad H.Always a wait. Drop off a friend to check in while you park, and shop until you get the text.

    33333 by Brad H.


  • AaronEveryone comes for burgers, but don't sleep on the chili and BLT.

    55555 by Aaron


  • Theresa D.Had the best service in a very long time. Thank you Oscar for a wonderful dinner!

    55555 by Theresa D.


  • Robert H.Try the Cannonball Cab - good juice!

    55555 by Robert H.


  • Uber SVBe sure to show your Uber receipt to receive a free appetizer during #SVLOVESuberX Week (Nov 25-Dec 1)

    33333 by Uber SV


  • LisaNot too impressed with the burgers. The beef could be more seasoned. I like the 50-50 parmesan fries-sweet potato fries better than the burger.

    55555 by Lisa


  • Andrew F.By ordering the bowl you can be completely grain-free.

    33333 by Andrew F.


  • Diane H.There are FREE $5 gifts to The Counter San Jose, courtesy of NFL 49ers Football player, Vernon Davis! Get them while they last! http://yiftee.com/vernon_sweepstakes

    55555 by Diane H.


  • Jason T.Killer chili fries!!

    55555 by Jason T.


  • Lidia L.Get the grilled chicken with gruyere cheese, grilled pineapple, lettuce, tomatoes and dill pickle chips for toppings. And mayo for sauce on a whole wheat bun. Perfect end of summer burger.

    55555 by Lidia L.


  • Joey R.They have the best veggie burger in the Bay Area. So flavorful!

    55555 by Joey R.


  • Daniel A.The service here sure has gone downhill.

    22222 by Daniel A.


  • Lauren F.Parmesan Garlic Fries are bomb!!

    55555 by Lauren F.


  • Nicole C.Best sweet potato fries I've ever had!!!!

    55555 by Nicole C.


  • Sergio G.Try the pretzel bun. You'll thank me later.

    55555 by Sergio G.


  • LeenODon't get the veggie burger. I love veggie burgers but this taste like stale bread crumbs

    33333 by LeenO


  • Melissa R.Skipping the bun and going for the bowl is definitely delicious and healthier!

    55555 by Melissa R.


  • Jacqueline T.Get the 50/50 for sure. Sitting at the bar is where it's at, the bartenders are very helpful and friendly

    55555 by Jacqueline T.


  • Howard B.I live for the Lamb burgers. They only have them one month a year.

    55555 by Howard B.


  • Cortney H.The hostess is rude!!!

    11111 by Cortney H.


  • Venkatesh I.You must definitely try the parmesan fries here!! Mind blowing!!! :-)

    55555 by Venkatesh I.


  • Daniel A.The parmesan fries with garlic aioli give me life!

    55555 by Daniel A.


  • Matt M.Get the Devil's Canyon.

    33333 by Matt M.


  • Seaandsun F.Trae una buena chamarra !!!! Brrrr

    55555 by Seaandsun F.


  • Michael C.Sweet potato fries are so good here! Only negative about the place is the poor ventilation. My clothes most times come home smelling of food. Wear something you can easily wash!

    55555 by Michael C.


  • Ellen P.Fries and onion strings are a must!

    55555 by Ellen P.


  • Jan K.Very nice waitresses.

    55555 by Jan K.


  • ValarieCame here on a recommendation!!! Wait took forever! Food was good... But not Worth the wait.. Probably will not come back ... Unless there is no line

    22222 by Valarie


  • AprilTry the 50/50 pairing because two is always better than one!

    55555 by April


  • Kathryn M.The vegan veggie burger with gruyere, tomatoes & Bermuda onions on a whole wheat bun was pretty good

    55555 by Kathryn M.


  • Vlad W.Get the herb goat cheese with dill pickles...it's gonna be messy, but it'll be delicious!

    55555 by Vlad W.


  • Angela P.Sweet potato fries. Turkey burger. Whole wheat bun. Mixed greens. Crispy onion strings. Sautéed mushrooms. Avocado. Pesto sauce. YUM!

    55555 by Angela P.


  • Tiffunny L.1/3lb Chicken burger in a bowl, yummm!

    55555 by Tiffunny L.


  • Emily A.Take out service sucks! Phone receiver was buried in the trash, none of the side sauces that I had requested I received, and serving of fries was not even a quarter of the in house portion. Boo!

    22222 by Emily A.


  • Abby C.Whenever I'm craving a good burger I never hesitate to come here. Yes it's always busy, but the food is ALWAYS on point! (4 of 4 petals via Fondu)

    55555 by Abby C.


  • Yesi O.Fantastic burgers with custom made menus, make'm anyway you want them

    55555 by Yesi O.


  • Marylou A.The "Fifty-Fifty" & Counter Burger are good choices for the indecisive :)

    55555 by Marylou A.


  • Erica O.Turkey burgers are a delicious healthier choice here.

    55555 by Erica O.


  • Liat A.Sweet potato fries are really good and also beef with feta+roasted peppers+green chilli works really well

    55555 by Liat A.


  • Ted P.Order the grilled chicken straight from the menu and then have than replace the chicken with the beef medium well w/ Honey Dijon mustard dip

    33333 by Ted P.


  • Gina N.Veggie patty + full boar (beer) !

    55555 by Gina N.


  • Frank S.The parmesan garlic fries are unbelievable.

    55555 by Frank S.


  • Camilla G.Make sure you're prepared to use your thinking cap. Building burgers is an art that tests mental limits.

    55555 by Camilla G.


  • Arielle K.You'll get a mad case of the itis here. But it'll be glorious!

    33333 by Arielle K.


  • Alyssa L.Sweet potato fries & onion strings. Mm!

    55555 by Alyssa L.


  • Andrea L.I love their burger in a bowl on organic greens. I usually get the chicken. Add cheese, sauteed onions, and corn salsa, and you are in heaven. Their sweet potato fries are AWESOME!!!

    55555 by Andrea L.


  • Kerry G.Make your own cocktail! It's super fun!

    55555 by Kerry G.


  • Kyle F.Can't beat the Parmesan fries... maybe go 50/50 parmesan and sweet potato fries for the best burger companion

    55555 by Kyle F.


  • Thomas L.Beef + Tzatziki + pepperoncini + feta = perfection.

    55555 by Thomas L.


  • Char B.Kenny and James at the bar are THE BEST!! Manager is the BOMB

    55555 by Char B.


  • Leila W.Grilled pineapple is the way to go. Sit at the bar if possible! No wait!

    55555 by Leila W.


  • Jamie B.Outside is the best!

    55555 by Jamie B.


  • Joe C.The counter (bar area) is first come first serve. We walked up and got seats on a Sat night while everyone else was on a 30+ min waitlist. Sweetness!

    33333 by Joe C.


  • Melanie S.Try the Parmesan Fries!

    55555 by Melanie S.


  • Melanie S.All shakes are DEEEEELISH!!!!! Try the Counter Cobb salad!

    55555 by Melanie S.


  • AliceMake sure you get an order of their sweet potato fries!

    55555 by Alice


  • Bori N.Double your cheese! So good!

    55555 by Bori N.


  • Marty O.The chili fries are really good and not as healthy as the sweet potato fries.

    55555 by Marty O.


  • Netta D.Try the trio - fries&sweet potato fries&onion rings dish with your beef burger

    55555 by Netta D.


  • Alexandra I.The fries are delicious and they have Stella on draft! Woo!

    55555 by Alexandra I.


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