15 Mouthwatering Burgers You Have To Try In Atlanta

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15 Mouthwatering Burgers You Have To Try In Atlanta

Ditch your BK for one of these restaurants, serving up some of the best burgers in all of Atlanta.

Atlanta is home to an incredible cuisine scene. From authentic Southern classics, to the all-American burger. Atlanta has it all. Whether you like yours with cheese, or if you like yours plant-based, finding the perfect burger joint for you can be a challenge.

We’ve complied this list of restaurants to help you get your burger fix:

1. Farm Burger

Where: Buckhead

With three locations across Atlanta, Farm Burger have gained quite the reputation. Reasonably priced and extremely cozy, this place is a great option for your search to find the Supreme Atlantan burger. We recommend No.6, a double bacon cheese burger you can enjoy on their outdoor terrace,

2. Slutty Vegan

Where: Westview

This place will make any meat eater question what you’re eating. Making our list of the best Black-owned restaurants in Atlanta, Slutty Vegan is a plant-based haven. Their menu is always rotating, bringing creative vegan burgers to Atlanta.  They’re even opening a plant-based Bar serving incredible cocktails and vegan bites.

3. Bocado

Where: West Midtown

A lofty, modern space serving up delicious takes on the American staple. Locals have labelled their burger one of the best in the city. You can enjoy it on their impressive patio with a delicious cocktail from their top-notch menu.

4. Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium

Where: Sweet Auburn

The kind of Sunday Service we’ve been looking for. At Sister Louisa’s Church, the owners combine art, Ping-Pong, and faux religious pop iconography to bring you one of the best dive bars in Atlanta. They have an excellent selection of bar bites, including some tasty chicken burgers. This is definitely one of Atlanta’s most unique bar experiences.

5.  BQE Lounge

Where: Sweet Auburn

Also make our best Black-owned restaraunts is The BQE Lounge. Known for their boozy brunch and burger specials. Their Edgewood Turkey Burger is next level. And level up even further with their addictive sides.

6. NFA Burger

Where: Dunwoody

Home to the self-proclaimed ‘only burger you’ll ever need’. With several awards and locals craving more, NFL may become your regular burger joint. The menu is small, but the food will speak for itself. Try your burger with a side of their Sassy Tots.

7. Kaleidoscope

Where: Brookhaven

Home to the award-winning Kaleidoscope Burger, this place have the nuptials to earn their spot here. Kaleidoscope also made it on the top of our best bottomless brunches in Atlanta. So if you head here on a Sunday, make sure you’ve got a designated driver.

8.  Grindhouse Killer Burgers

Where: Peachtree

The Double Patty with Swiss cheese and grilled onions will have you dreaming of your next burger at Grindhouse. There are six locations across the city, making it one of the greatest burger stories in Atlanta history. It’s very well deserved too.


9. The Vortex

Where: Five Little Points

The OG burger restaurant in Atlanta. Famous for their OTT specials, this place even made it onto Man Vs. Food. Try their Burger Breakfast Wrap to start your day right. There are two restaurants across the city, with the skull head entrance of Little Five Points’ location being an icon in its own right.

10. FLIP burger boutique

Credit: FLIP

Where: Berkeley Park 

You have to try the Shrimp Burger at this ATL hotspot. Their extensive menu will please everyone. But make sure you order some golden pickles on the side, served with buttermilk ranch.

11. Stockyard Burgers And Bones

Where: Multiple locations

For the ultimate all-American feast, head to Grindhouse. Their food-porn burgers and sides are Instagram ready. We suggest trying as many burgers as you can, but you have to get the Stockyard Tots. The Sweet Potato Tots are served with Pulled Pork, Cheddar, Green Onions & BBQ Ranch!

12. Mix´d Up

Where: East Lake & Grant Park

Mix’D UP started as a rock n roll inspired food truck serving gourmet burgers blended with all kinds of flavors from around the world. Make sure you go on an empty stomach, Atlanta. These epic burgers are totally OTT, and we’re totally okay with it!

13. Holeman and Finch

Where: Multiple Locations

You’ve got to try the double-stack burger at Holeman and Fitch. Although you might go to this joint for their burger, you’ll definitely return for brunch, or dinner, or just another burger!

14. Anna’s BBQ

Where: Kirkwood

For authentic BBQ food that reigns in true to the South, head to Anna’s BBQ. Although their Slawper Burger is one of the many stars of the show, you’re going to want to order a feast at this neighborhood favorite.

15. Fred’s Meat and Bread

Where: Krog Street Market

As the name suggests, this is the perfect place to get some meat and carbs! Obviously, the burgers at Fred’s are awesome! We suggest either getting a chicken sandwich, or keeping it classic with a cheeseburger.

Featured Image: Slutty Vegan, Atlanta


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