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The 15 Best Burger Places Near Somerville

Updated: September 21, 2022

Wondering where to get the best cheeseburger in Somerville? 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 Somerville has to offer. If you want a gourmet burger piled with goodies or a quick burger on the run you will find what you need here.

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Boston Burger - Somerville

American, $$, SomervilleAmerican, $$Somerville, Davis Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best burgers in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021
  • Eater, 2015

    Boston's Most Essential Burgers

    Eater, 2015

RF O'Sullivan & Son

American, $, SomervilleAmerican, $Somerville, Porter Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2015

    Boston's Most Essential Burgers

    Eater, 2015
  • Infatuation

    The First-Timer’s Guide To Eating And Drinking In Boston

    Infatuation

Daddy Jones

Greek, $$, SomervilleGreek, $$Somerville, Magoun Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2015

    Boston's Most Essential Burgers

    Eater, 2015

Southern Kin Cookhouse

American, $$, SomervilleAmerican, $$Somerville, Assembly Square
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat at Assembly Row in Somerville

    Eater, 2019

Foundry on Elm

American, $$, SomervilleAmerican, $$Somerville, Davis Square
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2019

    13 Top-Notch Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Around Boston

    Eater, 2019
  • USA Today

    Great Restaurants Make a Home in the Close Knit Neighborhood of Somerville

    USA Today

Eat at Jumbo's

Pizza, $$, SomervillePizza, $$Somerville, Ball Square
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Broadway Eatery

Pizza, $, SomervillePizza, $Somerville, Teele Square
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Tony C's Sports Bar & Grill

American, $$, SomervilleAmerican, $$Somerville, Assembly Square
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Alden & Harlow

American, $$$, CambridgeAmerican, $$$Cambridge, West Cambridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

    The 16 Best Burger Joints in Boston

    Thrillist, 2021
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Burgers in Boston Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers

American, $$, CambridgeAmerican, $$Cambridge, Riverside
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2021

    The 16 Best Burger Joints in Boston

    Thrillist, 2021
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Burgers in Boston Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Neighborhood Kitchen

Asian, $$, MedfordAsian, $$Medford
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat And Drink In The Seaport And Fort Point

    Infatuation

PlantPub

Pizza, $$, CambridgePizza, $$Cambridge, East Cambridge
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    Everywhere You Need to Eat in Boston Right Now

    Thrillist, 2022

Atwood's Tavern

Bar, $$, CambridgeBar, $$Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Restaurants In Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Trip 101, 2019
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Eat and Drink in East Cambridge

    Eater, 2021

Cambridge Common

American, $$, CambridgeAmerican, $$Cambridge, Aggasiz - Harvard North
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best traditional American spots in Cambridge

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2015

    Watch the Super Bowl While Eating These 10 Perfect Wings

    Eater, 2015

Mystic Station

American, $$, MaldenAmerican, $$Malden, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Burgers can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 15185 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Somerville and 1052 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Thrillist, Hoodline and Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Thrillist - The 16 Best Burger Joints in Boston, Hoodline - The 5 best traditional American spots in Cambridge and Eater - Where to Eat at Assembly Row in Somerville to pull this list together. 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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Eat at Jumbo's and Broadway Eatery are the highest-rated vegetarian Burger spots in Somerville.

Southern Kin Cookhouse, RF O'Sullivan & Son, and Boston Burger - Somerville are the highest-rated spots for burger delivery in Somerville.

Southern Kin Cookhouse, RF O'Sullivan & Son, and Boston Burger - Somerville are the highest-rated burger spots that are good for groups in Somerville.

Southern Kin Cookhouse, RF O'Sullivan & Son, and Boston Burger - Somerville are the highest-rated burger spots for lunch in Somerville.

Southern Kin Cookhouse, RF O'Sullivan & Son, and Boston Burger - Somerville are the highest-rated burger spots to get a quick lunch in Somerville.

Drink pairing tips for Burgers

  • A next-level pairing for Viognier

    When ordering veggie burger, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Viognier, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Cabernet Sauvignon with beef burger

    When considering what goes best with beef burger, we recommend a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, it truly complements the dish as it matches the beef due to its structure and tannins.


  • Pinot Noir and turkey cheese burger


    A glass of something that complements a salty cheese topping should be what you pair your turkey cheese burger with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a red wine like Pinot Noir.

Factoids about Burgers

  • Celebrating Burgers

    If you’re a big fan of Burgers, then you should definitely consider visiting the Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festivale in Wisconsin, The United States

  • A whole lotta burger

    After eating 12 burgers of burger on July11 of 2014 Takeru Kobayashi set a new world record.

  • The $5,000 hamburger

    If you ever wondered what expensive hamburger can cost, wait ‘til you hear this. In 2011, the most expensive hamburger sold for $5,000 in Corvallis, The United States.

Parking information

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