Hamburger Mary's cherry-red banquettes and chairs surround tables filled with classic American fare, including burgers with meats ranging from ground chuck to ahi tuna and ostrich. A sprawling list of cocktails fuels late-night revelry, whereas stuffed burgers and sandwiches treat taste buds to a medley of hearty flavors. A stage flanked by red curtains plays host to weekly events, such as karaoke nights, all-female burlesque shows, drag shows, and Micro Machine drag racing.
Jerry has dedicated his life to the pursuit of a good dog. After discovering the burst of flavor that resulted from roasting hot dogs over a wood fire, he developed his wood-fired recipes with the help of a master sausage maker. Now, Jerry's Wood-Fired Dogs serves all-beef hot dogs, internationally inspired sausages, and hefty Steakhouse Burgers loaded with more than 30 free toppings and sauces. For enjoyment outside the dinning room, Jerry's goes a step beyond carryout by offering on-site catering services with Jerry's signature wood-fire grill.
In Gaucho Grill's kitchen, juicy steaks and marinated poultry sizzle on grills, sending the rich aroma of Argentine cuisine drifting through the restaurant's rustic interior. Savory mushrooms and veggies garnish meats on intimate lamp-lit tables surrounded by knotty timber walls, rough slate arches, and lariat-hurling ranchers. Dulcet treats of flan, mousse, and crepes cap South American feasts with notes of sweetness, and glasses of fruit-packed Argentine wines tastefully complement choice selections from the grill.
John Galardi started serving franks at the original Wienerschnitzel in 1961, and enterprising cooks in more than 350 franchise locations have gone on to doll up original, turkey, and beef dogs with an inventive array of toppings. Chili, kraut, pickles, pastrami, and other fixings leap onto handheld fare or become fresh characters in novels scrawled on napkins. Beneath chilly whorls of Tastee Freez ice cream, the eatery's menu shivers with soft-serve cones, sundaes, and shakes.
From their oceanside locale, executive chef Katsuo Nagasawa and the staff at McKenna's serve up a menu of fresh seafood, oysters, sashimi, and natural organic steaks. As cool breezes drift in from Alamitos Bay or the giant snow globe in the back, live entertainment occupies eyes and eardrums amid happy-hour specials. McKenna's also regularly holds special events, such as packages that celebrate the Toyota Grand Prix or the Congressional Cup and other regattas.