Looking for the best burger in America? It is hard to beat a mouthwatering, melt in your mouth burger. One that has been seasoned and grilled to perfection and topped with flavorful cheese and dressed with your all time favorite fixings. Whether those are crisp lettuce and juicy tomato slices or crunchy pickles and onions, we usually each have our idea of the perfect burger.
Here, we have struggled through our differences of opinion to bring you the most regionally acclaimed burgers we could find in America. To make our top burger list, these burgers had to consistently receive top marks taste test after taste test! This was research we didn’t mind doing, these burgers also were liked by the widest palette of tastes. So give our burger list for America a try. If you find a better burger in America let us know and we will make sure to try it out and weigh it against the competitors.
Also, we would love to hear what you think the best burger is to you, what qualities do you think are most essential? Or do you know of a burger joint that is the best kept secret in America and you want to share your love with the nation? We want to hear it, what you have to say is important to us!
West Lafayette, IN
The AJ’s Burgers and Beef specialties are the garlic cheeseburger and seasoned waffle fries. AJ’s Burgers and Beef has been in business since 2008 and the restaurant has been ranked #1 numerous times on CampusFoods.com for having the “Most Popular Top Items” and “Most Popular Restaurant” as well.
Whataburger is a family owned and operated burger company that has been in business since 1950. The restaurant’s specialty is the Whataburger but other treats like the Whatachick’n, Taquitos, Shakes, Pies and Fries are also served as well.
Jack in the Box offers a huge variety of burgers, including the Hot Mess Burger, the Sirloin Cheeseburger, the Sourdough Jack, and the Bacon Ultimate Cheeseburger. Jack in the Box also serves salads, tacos, sides, shakes, and desserts.
With several locations and live music every Friday night and on Saturdays & Sundays seasonally they promise there is never a cover charge. They don’t take reservations, it is a first come first serve establishment on fish river in Fairhope, Alabama. Where they aim for a friendly environment “Where everybody knows your name.” Their menu has an eclectic mix of seafood, sandwiches, and salads. Of course they made the list for their B.D. Burger covered in swiss, cheddar, bacon, & sauteed onions.
PICK-QUICK has remained in business for more than 60 years with a menu similar to the one that the Olsen’s originally established in 1949. PICK-QUICK is committed to serving Honest-to-Goodness food that benefits customers who want delicious food that is fresh and fast.
They offer fresh gulf fish, seafood, burgers, Po-boys, pasta, and their famous Spirits salads. They also have an extensive selection of both wine and beer. Spirits Burger is their specialty, it is made up of one half pound of choice ground chuck.
Apollo Burger specializes in providing quality food and quick service all at affordable prices and they have been doing so for 30 years now. They are also known to be charbroiling their burgers to order, serve only the most delicious fries, and compose salads on the spot.
New York, NY
Sitting on a corner in the historial Greenwich Village The Little Owl offers it’s customers casual neighborhood dining. Brunch, lunch and dinner are served at set times listed on their website where you can also purchase gift certificates and make reservations online. They offer a wide variety of menu items such as their bacon cheese burger with Gus’s pickles, lettuce, onion and spiced fries.
North Charleston, SC
Big Billy’s Burger Joint is well-known for being the only place that serves Certified Angus Beef Brand Natural, a hormone and antibiotic free type of patty. They also offer customers the opportunity of creating their own burger, along with a choice of natural cut fries, hand-cut potato chips, tater tots or chili-lime corn on the cob.
Red Dog Saloon offers a wide selection of their specialty burgers, which includes the Motherlode Burger, the Avalanche, and the Beer Bratwurst. The restaurant also serves Mexican food, pizzas, and sandwiches.