The 7 Best Burgers In Little Rock

The 7 Best Burgers In Little Rock

The best burgers in Little Rock are not only they tastiest in the city, they’re some of the best burgers in all of Arkansas.

From the huge and monstrous burgers packed with toppings; places cooking up simple patties right through to fine dining restaurants with their gourmet take on this American snack, we’ve come up with a list that has something for everybody.

Drooling yet? You will be by the end of this.

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1. South on Main

This uniquely Southern restaurant mixes the best flavours from the South with an innovative flair. Think simple dishes but on a whole new level. Case in point? Their unbelievably soft ‘n’ juicy beef burger.

It comes with cheddar, onions, iceburg lettuce, pickle & comeback sauce, and is so good.

Burgers Little Rock

2. Leo’s Greek Castle

Award-winning burgers, the cheapest beer in the state and tasty gyros – what more could you need? This locally loved Greek restaurant has a cosy vibe and out-of-this-world burgers.

Their signature burger is a tender 10z beef patty that comes *dripping* with American cheese.

Leo's Greek Castle Burger in Little Rock

3. Brenda’s Dairy Bar

Brenda’s Dairy Bar is about as simple as it gets: a walk-up/drive-thru window  just south on Mabelvale. But the flavours here are anything but simple. Griddle smashed burgers have the perfect char and come with cheese and bacon.

A side order of deep fried tater tots and a milkshake finish things off nicely.

Griddle smashed burgers in Little Rock
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4. The Box

The Box has been around since 1948, serving some of the best burgers and fries in Arkansas, so you know it’s good. Located just off I-630, the Box is open for lunch only, so don’t miss your chance to get this burger.

Get the classic with Swiss cheese and a fried egg.

The Box Hamburger

5. Big Orange Midtown

These are no ordinary burgers. Toppings are gourmet and downright delicious: Pecorino Cheese, Arugula, Fig Jam, White Truffle, and Mayo? Yes please.

Big Orange Midtown is ideal for when you want a big, dirty burger but in a beautiful setting.

Big Orange Midtown Burger in Little Rock

6. David’s Burgers

David’s Burgers might be a chain, but it’s still absolutely incredible.  They grind the chuck steaks into the hamburger meat, no trimmings, fillers or added fat. It’s simply a perfect, juicy burger.

Plus, also walk around and give fry refills for diners working their way through the huge burgers.

David's Burgers in Little Rock

7. The Root Cafe

100% of the meat and bread, and most of the cheese and vegetables that The Root Cafes use are locally grown or produced. Their 1/3 lb. burgers are ground fresh and hand-pattied daily from local, small-farmed and pasture-raised beef, with an addictive garlic mayo.

They also host a range of activities from food preservation workshops and guest speakers to music events and art openings.

The Root Cafe Hamburger


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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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