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The 7 Best Burger Places In Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Wondering where to get the best cheeseburger in Ballard? 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 Ballard has to offer. If you're looking for the best vegan burgers or the best side of fries our list has something for you.

Find the perfect Burgers spot

Sawyer

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    The 20 Best Burgers In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Infatuation, 2020

    The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2020

8 Oz Burger & Co

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    22 of the Best Burgers In Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • Big 7 Travel, 2019

    The 7 Best Burgers In Seattle

    Big 7 Travel, 2019

Katsu Burger & Sushi

Japanese, $$, BallardJapanese, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Visit Seattle

    What’s the best burger in Seattle?

    Visit Seattle
  • Seattle Magazine, 2016

    Where to Get the Best Burgers and Beer in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2016

King's Hardware

Bar, $, BallardBar, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2017

    The Absolute Best Burgers in Seattle Right Now

    Thrillist, 2017
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    16 Seattle Burgers to Sink Your Teeth Into

    SeattleMet, 2018

Mean Sandwich

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2019

    The 11 Best Sandwich Shops in Seattle

    Thrillist, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    Best Bets for Sandwiches in Seattle

    Eater, 2019

Red Mill Totem House

American, $, BallardAmerican, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Where To Eat In Ballard

    Infatuation, 2018

Scooter's Burgers

American, $, BallardAmerican, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2016

    Where to Get the Best Burgers and Beer in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2016

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Burgers craving shouldn't be so tough. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10951 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like Infatuation and Eater. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Infatuation - Where To Eat In Ballard, Infatuation - The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle and Eater - Best Bets for Sandwiches in Seattle. 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 you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The ten options above are the best of Seattle Burgers.

Drink pairing tips for Burgers

  • Enjoy beef burger with Cabernet Sauvignon

    For an elevated experience, pair your beef burger with Cabernet Sauvignon. This combination works particularly well because this red wine matches the beef due to its structure and tannins.


  • The perfect match for beef burger

    Experts recommend pairing a beef burger with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Pinot Noir and 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.


Interesting facts about Burgers

  • A belly full of burger

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

  • 2,014 pounds of hamburger

    In Carlton, 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.


  • Priceless or overpriced?

    Ever wondered how much the most expensive hamburger ever sold for? The sale price reached $5,000, in Corvallis, United States in 2011.

Parking information

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