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The 6 Best Burger Places Near Columbia

Updated: May 2, 2022

Could you smash a smash burger? Or how about a tasty chicken Burger? Then these Columbia venues are for you! We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best buns Columbia has to offer. Build the burger of your dreams with 100% Angus beef patties and Brioche buns at these Columbia spots.

Find the perfect Burgers spot

BGR The Burger Joint

American, $$, ColumbiaAmerican, $$Columbia
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5
  • Zagat, 2014

    Cheat Sheet: TKO Burger in Rhode Island Row

    Zagat, 2014

PLNT Burger

American, ColumbiaAmericanColumbia
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5


American, $$, ColumbiaAmerican, $$Columbia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

The Columbia Cafe

American, ElkridgeAmericanElkridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0


American, $$, Ellicott CityAmerican, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Stained Glass Pub

Pizza, $$, ElkridgePizza, $$Elkridge
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Choosing the right spot for Burgers can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5440 restaurants, and 127 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - Cheat Sheet: TKO Burger in Rhode Island Row. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The ten options above are the best of Columbia Burgers.

Questions & answers

PLNT Burger, The Turn House, and BGR The Burger Joint are the highest-rated spots for burger delivery in Columbia.

The Periodic Table, PLNT Burger, and Victoria Gastro Pub have outdoor seating and burgers in Columbia.

The Periodic Table, PLNT Burger, and Victoria Gastro Pub are the highest-rated burger spots for lunch in Columbia.

PLNT Burger, Victoria Gastro Pub, and The Turn House are the highest-rated burger spots for take-out in Columbia.

Victoria Gastro Pub, The Turn House, and Ale House Columbia are the highest-rated burger spots that are good for groups in Columbia.

Drink pairing tips for Burgers

  • The perfect complement to lamb burger

    Experts suggest pairing a lamb burger with a glass of Monastrell, a popular red wine.

  • Pinot Noir and turkey cheese burger

    When considering how to best enjoy your turkey cheese burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Noir complements the dish as it complements a salty cheese topping.

  • Enjoy beef burger with Cabernet Sauvignon

    To elevate your beef burger experience, we recommend some Cabernet Sauvignon to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this red wine matches the beef due to its structure and tannins.

Interesting facts about Burgers

  • The largest hamburger from 2012

    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.

  • A day about hamburger

    Hooray! Hooray for International Hamburger Day! Grab a bite of some hamburger to celebrate International Hamburger Day on May 28.

  • A fast eater

    In 2014, Takeru Kobayashi became the proud world-record holder for eating the most burger by having 12 in one sitting.

Parking in the area

Getting a good parking spot in Columbia can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Burgers spot.

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