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The 6 Best Burger Places Near University City

Updated: May 2, 2022

In the mood for a pure beef patty? Or a butter bean burger? Take your pick from these University City burger joints. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from the top review sites to find the best patties in University City. Build the burger of your dreams with 100% Angus beef patties and Brioche buns at these University City spots.

Find the perfect Burgers spot

Frida's

$$, University City$$University City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

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Stacked STL

American, $$, St. LouisAmerican, $$St. Louis, Patch
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    4 top spots for burgers in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

Sugarfire Smoke House

American, $$, St. LouisAmerican, $$St. Louis, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020

Retreat Gastropub

American, $$, St. LouisAmerican, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Your guide to the 3 top spots in St. Louis's Central West End neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2020

Beffa's Bar & Restaurant

American, St. LouisAmericanSt. Louis, Midtown
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Burger 809

American, St. LouisAmericanSt. Louis, Benton Park West
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how tough it is to find the best Burgers in University City. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5470 University City restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 153 top lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated and Hoodline. These top contenders have appeared in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in St Louis, MO, Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 top spots in St. Louis's Central West End neighborhood and Hoodline - 4 top spots for burgers in St. Louis. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten restaurants offer the best Burgers in University City.

Recurring questions

There are 4 burger spots in University City.

Frida's, White Castle, and McDonald's are the highest-rated spots for burger delivery in University City.

Frida's is the highest-rated vegetarian Burger spot in University City.

Frida's, White Castle, and McDonald's are the highest-rated late-night spots for burgers in University City.

Frida's, White Castle, and McDonald's are the highest-rated burger spots that are good for groups in University City.

Drink pairing tips for Burgers

  • Pair Cabernet Sauvignon with 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.


  • Go for Pinot Noir with turkey cheese burger

    To elevate your turkey cheese burger experience, we recommend some Pinot Noir to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this red wine complements a salty cheese topping.

  • The perfect match for your veggie burger

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

Fun facts about Burgers

  • A fast eater

    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 day for hamburger-lovers

    You better not forget what May 28th is. It’s International Hamburger Day! Grab some hamburger and celebrate!

  • A hefty price-tag

    How much would you pay for one hamburger? How does $5,000 sound? That’s what it costs at Juicys Outlaw Gril in Corvallis.

Parking in the area

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