With so many places to choose from around this great city, this was a tough challenge, but you now have a list to work your way through that is going to be absolutely delicious…
Work up an appetite and get feasting…
The best burgers in Jersey CityHow do these rankings work?
A casual neighbourhood American restaurant and craft cocktail bar where they say that they “pride ourselves on serving Jersey City’s Best burger”. As soon as you take that first bite, you’ll see that it’s a statement that is seriously difficult to argue with.
Head to Left Bank Burger Bar for a juicy, all-natural, grass fed, hand-pattied beef burger and some craft beers. Want to really pig out? Get the Mac Daddy: house blend, fried mac-n-cheese, butcher-cut smoked bacon & tomato in a soft bun.
The burger itself is simple, perfectly constructed and just what you need to soak up all those wonderful beers.
Buddy Whos is a neighbourhood restaurant with big portions, so come with an appetite for the beef burger. Swing by on a Monday to get a burger and beer for just $10, and be sure to come back for their famous cereal stuffed brunch pancakes.
Piggyback Bar serves up Asian inspired bar food in a super cool space. Right in the centre of Harborside Jersey City, Piggyback Bar pays tribute to the culture and sights of Southeast Asia with a funky reggae music playlist.
The signature burger comes with Cheddar, Pickles and Spicy Mayo on a tangy Pretzel Bun.
Dark Side of the Moo is a funky burger truck that uses exotic meats instead of your usual beef. Rather than a traditional beef burger why not push the palate with kangaroo? There’s also bison, yak, venison and alligator sausages.
And don’t worry, if not all customers are ready for the “dark side” they offer the more traditional staples with something for everyone.
Diesel & Duke is an all-American restaurant that serves mouth watering burgers, poutine, fries & desserts (hellooo fried Oreos!). This popular local burger chain has some of the best burgers in New Jersey.
Go for their classic cheeseburger or add on onion rings, sriracha or caramelised onions.
From their fresh meat ground in-house twice daily and served on freshly baked buns from local bakeries, to the droolworthy house-made pies, Zinburger is a solid eatery. Burgers have premium ingredients with toppings like Manchego cheese or Zinfandel braised onions.
You can also upgrade to Kobe beef for a serious feast.