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The 15 Best Burger Places In Boston

Updated: September 21, 2022

In the mood for a pure beef patty? Or a butter bean burger? Take your pick from these Boston burger joints. We incorporated millions of critics and user reviews in our analysis of top review sites to find Boston’s best burgers. Build the burger of your dreams with 100% Angus beef patties and Brioche buns at these Boston spots.

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The Haven

British, $$, Jamaica PlainBritish, $$Boston, Jamaica Plain
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2015

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    Eater, 2015
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Moonshine 152

American, $$, South BostonAmerican, $$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2015

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    Eater, 2015
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Tasty Burger

American, $, KenmoreAmerican, $Boston, Kenmore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Boston's 3 top spots to score burgers, without breaking the bank

    Hoodline, 2020
  • TimeOut, 2021

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    TimeOut, 2021

Jm Curley

American, $$, Downtown CrossingAmerican, $$Boston, Downtown Crossing
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2021

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    Thrillist, 2021
  • Eater, 2015

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    Eater, 2015

Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant

American, $$, South BostonAmerican, $$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2015

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    Eater, 2015
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Bred

American, $$, BostonAmerican, $$Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

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    TimeOut, 2021
  • Eater, 2015

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    Eater, 2015

The Joint

New American, $, Jamaica PlainNew American, $Boston, Jamaica Plain
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Roxy's Gourmet Grilled Cheese

American, $, AllstonAmerican, $Boston, Allston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2015

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    Eater, 2015
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

Lulu's Allston

New American, $$, AllstonNew American, $$Boston, Allston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2015

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Boston Burger

American, $$, FenwayAmerican, $$Boston, Fenway
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Thrillist, 2021

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    Thrillist, 2021

Porter Cafe

American, $$, West RoxburyAmerican, $$Boston, West Roxbury
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
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Stillwater

American, $$, ChinatownAmerican, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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Lower Mills Tavern

American, $$, BostonAmerican, $$Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

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    Thrillist, 2021

Sullivan's Castle Island

American, $, South BostonAmerican, $Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Eater, 2017

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Miznon

Mediterranean, $$, South BostonMediterranean, $$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2022

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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Burgers craving shouldn't be so tough. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 15185 Boston restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 1052 top lists and articles from the likes of Thrillist, Eater and Hoodline. Don’t bother looking for Thrillist - The 16 Best Burger Joints in Boston, Eater - Take a Meat Break With These 16 Veggie Burgers and Hoodline - Your guide to the 5 top spots in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhoodwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Burgers connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Boston Burgers.

Common questions

The Haven, Moonshine 152, and Stillwater are the highest-rated burger spots for lunch in Boston.

The Haven, Moonshine 152, and Stillwater are the highest-rated burger spots for take-out in Boston.

1928 Beacon Hill, Ashmont Grill, and The Dogwood are the highest-rated burger spots that are good for a date night in Boston.

Roxy's Gourmet Grilled Cheese, Lulu's Allston Rhythm n Wraps are the highest-rated vegan burger places in Boston.

The Haven, Moonshine 152, and Stillwater are the highest-rated late-night spots for burgers in Boston.

Drink pairing tips for Burgers

  • Cabernet Sauvignon with your beef burger

    A glass of something that matches the beef due to its structure and tannins should be what you pair your beef burger with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a red wine like Cabernet Sauvignon.

  • Enjoy turkey cheese burger with Pinot Noir

    For an elevated experience, pair your turkey cheese burger with Pinot Noir. This combination works particularly well because this red wine complements a salty cheese topping.


  • Take mushroom burger to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a mushroom burger with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.


Factoids about Burgers

  • A new burger record

    Are you a fan of burger? The current record for eating the most burger is 12 burgers in only 3! Do you love burger enough to beat this record?

  • A 2,014 pounds feast

    In Carlton, The United States, Burgers-lovers celebrated a special day on September 2, 2012. Some still remember this as the day when the hamburger was made, weighing no less than 2,014 pounds.


  • Wallet breaking hamburger

    Does $5,000 sound like a lot to you? Well that’s what the most expensive hamburger will cost you at Juicys Outlaw Gril.

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