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The 8 Best Burger Places In Charlotte

Updated: October 14, 2021

Could you smash a smash burger? Or how about a tasty chicken Burger? Then these Charlotte venues are for you! We incorporated millions of critics and user reviews in our analysis of top review sites to find Charlotte’s best burgers. If you want a gourmet burger piled with goodies or a quick burger on the run you will find what you need here.

Find the perfect Burgers spot

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

Asian, $$, Barclay DownsAsian, $$Charlotte, Barclay Downs
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2016

    Best Burgers in Charlotte

    Zagat, 2016

Chicken King

American, BiddlevilleAmericanCharlotte, Biddleville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Queen City Craft and Gourmet

American, $$, CharlotteAmerican, $$Charlotte
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

CHUBZ Famous Chiliburgers

American, $, York RoadAmerican, $Charlotte, York Road
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pinky's Westside Grill

American, $, Ashley ParkAmerican, $Charlotte, Ashley Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Axios Charlotte, 2020

    25 best burgers in Charlotte

    Axios Charlotte, 2020
  • Axios Charlotte, 2018

    26 best sandwiches in Charlotte

    Axios Charlotte, 2018

Queen City Bites & Crafts

American, $, Downtown CharlotteAmerican, $Charlotte, Downtown Charlotte
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Harriet's Hamburgers

American, Optimist ParkAmericanCharlotte, Optimist Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5


Indian, Optimist ParkIndianCharlotte, Optimist Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Burgers spots in Charlotte can take way too long. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5351 restaurants, and 142 lists and articles from top sources like Axios Charlotte and Zagat. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Axios Charlotte - 26 best sandwiches in Charlotte, Axios Charlotte - 25 best burgers in Charlotte and Zagat - Best Burgers in Charlotte. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Burgers

  • 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.

  • The perfect match for your beyond burger

    When having beyond burger, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Shiraz, a popular red wine.

  • Pinot Noir with your turkey cheese burger

    When considering what goes best with turkey cheese burger, we recommend a glass of Pinot Noir, it truly complements the dish as it complements a salty cheese topping.

Factoids about Burgers

  • Overpriced, much?

    The hamburger which costs $5,000, can be ordered at the Juicys Outlaw Gril.

  • 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

    A trip to The United States is incomplete without having tried the local hamburger, a national classic!

Parking info

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when 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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