2024 Best Burgers in Chicago Area

Top Burger Joints
in Chicago

Think twice before you stop for another fast food hamburger — we can tell you where to find the best burgers around.

Whether you enjoy a classic hamburger made with ground chuck pounded into a thick patty with tomato, lettuce and onion, or a gourmet burger with creative toppings, you can have it your way at one of these restaurants with the Top Burgers in Chicago , presented in alphabetical order.

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Au Cheval
14/20
This modern-day, West Loop diner from Brendan Sodikoff throws calorie caution to the wind. See More
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BRGRBELLY
QB
Funky burgers from a former school teacher in Portage Park. See More
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Butcher & The Burger
12/20
This chef-driven, build-your-own burger bar focuses on grass-fed, sustainably farmed beef and other quality ingredients. See More
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DMK Burger Bar
13/20
Two powerhouses are behind this ever-crowded burger joint with endless appeal. See More
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Contemporary, Irish, English
The Gage
No Rating
A pub-loving gastronomist’s dream with creative, contemporary, approachable cuisine. See More

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Kuma's Corner
14/20
Super-creative burgers named after heavy-metal bands are the draw at this Avondale joint. See More
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Mott Street
No Rating
This Wicker Park spot serves comforting fare inspired by the "post-service cravings" of the Ruxbin crew. See More

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Rootstock Wine & Beer Bar
No Rating
A cozy wine and beer bar with food that steals the show. See More
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Burgers, Hot Dogs, Ice Cream
Shake Shack
QB
New York-based Shake Shack has arrived in Chicago. See More
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Small Cheval
QB
Brendan Sodikoff's Small Cheval in Bucktown serves the ever-popular Au Cheval burgers and fries. See More
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Jean-Luc Colombo, Les Abeilles
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