One of San Diego’s Best Burgers

While our favorite way to eat a burger is with beef, we also offer basil turkey patty, chicken breast, crispy chicken fritter, or vegan patty.

Sub our regular buns with lettuce cups or whole wheat buns. All our buns are handcrafted fresh daily. Sub fries for plain tots at no extra charge.

Ultimate Burger Challenge!

If you’re man enough for the task, this burger, weighing a whopping 2 ½ pounds is your next challenger. This friggin’ huge natural beef patty is topped with cheddar cheese, lettucce, tomatoes, onions, and Rotten sauce. Served on a custom built, supersize bun with a helping of fries. No substitutions, just you and 2 ½ lbs. of beef burger. FINISH EVERYTHING ON THE PLATE in 30 MINUTES and IT’S FREE! Successfully complete this challenge in one hour and you’ll get your name engraved on our wall of fame.



Famous Rotten Burger

20150725_NickyRottens_0193-minThe staples: lettuce, tomato, onion, and your choice of cheese, topped with our famous Rotten sauce. CHEESE CHOICES : Cheddar, Swiss, Provolone, Pepperjack, Blue Cheese

BBQ Burger

A fresh and light mix of lettuce, tomato, crispy and light onion ring, and cheddar cheese topped with a flavorful, spicy and savory BBQ sauce

Chiptole Jalapeño Burger

Decked out with jalapeños, lettuce, tomato, onion, pepper jack cheese, and a generous helping of our spicy yet cool chipotle mayo

Chili Cheese Burger

Our special Rotten house chili covers crispy onion rings, lettuce, tomato, mustard, and gooey cheddar cheese on this patron favorite

Maui Wowi Burger

With a deliciously grilled pineapple ring and melted Swiss cheese, this Hawaiian-inspired burger is topped with teriyaki sauce. It also comes with all the regular fixings: onions, lettuce, tomato.

'Tons of Fun' Pastrami Burger

Piles of thinly sliced peppery pastrami and added to a burger with Swiss cheese, sweet grilled onions, and whole grain Dijon mustard

Breakfast Burger

20150725_NickyRottens_0173-minReminiscent of typical breakfast fare, this burger features 1 over easy egg, a fluffy potato cake with crispy shell, cheddar cheese, Applewoodsmoked bacon, and our Rotten sauce.

Peppercorn Burger

This wellseasoned burger has Swiss cheese, sautéed onions and mushroom, and is topped with our spiked peppercorn sauce.

Baja Burger

A game day classic, this spicy chili, pepper jack cheese, jalapeño, onion ring, lettuce, and tomato burger is topped with cool sour cream, salsa, and fresh guacamole.

Bruschetta Burger

A classy burger dressed with Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, provolone cheese, parmesan cheese, and mixed greens. A pesto aioli adds a sophisticated burst of flavor.

Seared Albacore Tuna Sandwich

Served on a light wheat bun, we added a perfectly seared albacore tuna fillet to a sandwich with crispy sautéed onions, lettuce, tomato, and a bright garlic aioli.

Bacavo Burger

A combo of caramelized bacon and avocado, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and onion, topped with our Rotten sauce