2019 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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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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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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M Burger
QB
With a name that says it all, this classy fast food joint offers burgers and chicken sandwiches. 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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Top Notch Beefburgers
13/20
The name doesn't lie --- the storied, beefy patties from this Beverly diner are all that. See More
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Twisted Spoke
12/20
The burgers are reason enough to frequent this faux biker hang. See More
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Umami Burger
13/20
Gourmet burger chain lands in Wicker Park. See More

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