Start 2017 off right with a mouth-watering burger from these five great restaurants in Atlanta. For those carnivores craving a juicy burger (and even those looking for a meatless option), Atlanta is the place to be. Here are the haute five best burgers in Atlanta. From the most basic and well-known go-to spots for your favorite burger to a few new under-the-radar spots that you don’t want to miss, here is your guide to the top spots in Atlanta.
1 H & F
A simple double-stack burger with American cheese, purple onion, house-made bread and butter pickles, sided by house-made ketchup and mustard, the H&F Burger creation from James Beard Award-winning chef Linton Hopkins packs a serious punch to all of its competitors. A true Atlanta staple, Hopkins' burger began as a storied late-night experience: 24 offered each evening at Holeman and Finch Public House, and now, 24 are served per service at the restaurant. For those 24-hour burger cravings, head to H&F Burger at Ponce City Market and soon-to-open H&F Burger at SunTrust Park.
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, Ga 30308
2 Cape Dutch
This burger flies off the radar, but it's a hidden secret for many. Fresh and hot off the braai every time (the South African term for “grill”), it’s griddled to perfection and stacked with pickled green tomato, bacon, cheddar cheese and signature South African peri-peri sauce, all on a brioche bun and sided with chef’s renowned pommes frites.
1782 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta, Ga
3 Bocado Burger
Stemming from the original Bocado restaurant on the Westside, this Alpharetta offset focuses solely on the burger. Expect a relaxing atmosphere serving burgers, boozy shakes and a covered patio with bocce court.
2820 Old Milton Pkwy, Alpharetta, Ga 30009
4 THERE Brookhaven
A Brookhaven go-to for delicious plates and a good time. But the Bison burger takes first place made with two large house ground Bison Patti's, roasted poblano pepper, avocado, red onion, aged white cheddar and a house made spicy mayo on a proprietary sesame bun from Ratio Bakeshop in Decatur.
305 Brookhaven Avenue Suite 1200 Atlanta, GA 30319
5 Grindhouse Killer Burgers
Serving up delicious burgers chili and shakes and the hip intown space. Converted converted from a fueling station, customers lined up for their fresh ground burgers housemate onion rings shakes and fries.
1842 Piedmont Ave Atlanta, Ga 30324