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The 15 Best Burger Places In Detroit

Updated: July 7, 2022

Wondering where to get the best cheeseburger in Detroit? The list below has the best burger options in the area. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best buns Detroit has to offer. If you're looking for the best vegan burgers or the best side of fries our list has something for you.

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Motz’s Burgers

American, $, DetroitAmerican, $Detroit
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Grey Ghost Detroit

American, $$, MidtownAmerican, $$Detroit, Midtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Mercury Burger Bar

American, $$, Millenium VillageAmerican, $$Detroit, Millenium Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 3 best spots to score burgers in Detroit

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Mister Dips

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Detroit, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

Royale with Cheese

American, $$, MidtownAmerican, $$Detroit, Midtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 3 best spots to score burgers in Detroit

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2022

    22 Essential Metro Detroit Burger Destinations

    Eater, 2022

Honest John's Bar & Grill

American, $, MidtownAmerican, $Detroit, Midtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Detroit's 5 favorite spots to score burgers, without breaking the bank

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Sonny's Hamburgers

American, $, BrightmoorAmerican, $Detroit, Brightmoor
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2015

    Detroit's 6 Most Iconic Burgers

    Eater, 2015

Food Exchange

American, $, DetroitAmerican, $Detroit
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Nemo's Bar

Bar, $, CorktownBar, $Detroit, Corktown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

SuperCrisp

American, $$, MidtownAmerican, $$Detroit, Midtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Detroit Vegan Soul

American, $$, North Rosedale ParkAmerican, $$Detroit, North Rosedale Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 3 most popular spots in Detroit's North Rosedale Park neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Duffy's Den

Sports Bar, $, The EyeSports Bar, $Detroit, The Eye
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Grub Detroit

American, $$, DetroitAmerican, $$Detroit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Chili Mustard Onions

$$, Brush Park$$Detroit, Brush Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    15 Top Hot Dog Spots to Try in Metro Detroit

    Eater, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best vegan spots in Detroit

    Hoodline, 2019

Marcus Hamburgers

American, $, DetroitAmerican, $Detroit
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Burgers craving shouldn't be so tough. We analyzed 11294 Detroit restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Detroit restaurant reviews, and 792 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline and Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - The 4 best vegan spots in Detroit, Eater - The 38 Essential Restaurants in Detroit and Hoodline - Explore the 3 most popular spots in Detroit's North Rosedale Park neighborhoodwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Grey Ghost Detroit and Lumen Detroit are the highest-rated upscale spots for burgers in Detroit.

SuperCrisp, Grey Ghost Detroit, and Detroit Vegan Soul are the highest-rated burger spots to get a quick lunch in Detroit.

SuperCrisp, Grey Ghost Detroit, and Detroit Vegan Soul have outdoor seating and burgers in Detroit.

SuperCrisp, Grey Ghost Detroit, and Detroit Vegan Soul are the highest-rated burger spots for lunch in Detroit.

There are 157 burger spots in Detroit.

Drink pairing tips for Burgers

  • Cabernet Sauvignon and beef burger


    When considering how to best enjoy your beef burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon complements the dish as it matches the beef due to its structure and tannins.


  • Pair Pinot Noir with turkey cheese burger

    A red wine, like Pinot Noir, is a good partner drink to with turkey cheese burger because complements a salty cheese topping.

  • Take mushroom burger to the next level

    Experts often pair mushroom burger with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Interesting facts about Burgers

  • 12 burgers of burger, please!

    Takeru Kobayashi took the world-record for eating the most burger by having 12 in one sitting in 2014.

  • Celebrating Burgers

    The United States celebrates their appreciation for Burgers in style with the annual Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festival. Expect all things Burgers at this popular event.

  • A traditional dish

    When in The United States it would be criminal not to try out the hamburger. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

Parking information

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