Ocean Beach Dog Beach, San Diego

4.5
#8 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
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Hodad’s has been recognized as one of the top 5 burger joints in the country by CNN! This Ocean Beach surf shack with the amazing Burgers and Huge milkshakes was also featured on Food Networks Diner's Drive-Ins & Dives. There is a strong argument for it being the Greatest Burger in the World. Come try one for yourself and see.

In 1969, Byron and Virginia Hardin began serving them up in Hodad’s first location, on the beach at the end of Santa Monica Avenue in Ocean Beach. In 1991, after several moves, Hodad’s opened at it’s present location in the heart of Ocean Beach’s Newport Ave. Hodad’s is now in the hands of third generation family member, Shane Hardin. He’s the son of the famous Burgermeister, Mike “Bossman” Hardin.

In 2011 Hodad's opened a second location in beautiful downtown San Diego, at 10th & Broadway. We now also have four concession locations inside Petco and a Catering option is available too! http://hodadies.com/catering/ Before you head to San Diego, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly San Diego trip planner, to make sure you see all that San Diego has to offer, including Ocean Beach Dog Beach.
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  • Great place to people watch, dog watch, AND see the sunset. We didn't bring a dog, but met some sweet dogs and then perched on the rocks for a great sunset view.  more »
  • I was in town for work and was missing my own puppy, so I hopped on a scooter and visited the dog beach! Lots of people having a good time and an insanely huge beach.  more »
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  • Lovely beach where people go with their canine friends. Has a nice loving vibe with so many people playing with their dogs who they love. Watch out for your things as many playful dogs might want to come close to you and play with you.
  • This may be favorite beach in San Diego. My dog loves the waves and dog friends. I have found the vast majority of dog owners are very responsible. There is better parking than many beaches. There's even a bathroom, though it's a bit of a walk.

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