If there is one thing Baltimore has when it comes to burgers, it is variety. Whether you’re looking for a juicy, fast food-style burger or a juicy, outrageous burger, the options for burgers in Baltimore are endless.
Drooling yet? You will be by the end of this tasty little article. Get ready to feast on the seven best places to go for burgers in Baltimore.
The best burgers in Baltimore
You can’t talk about burgers in Baltimore without talking about the Abbey Burger Bistro and their Simply AJ10 burger. Named after a former baseball player who played for Baltimore, Adam Jones, this bigger features a Kobe beef patty along with bacon, avocado, jalapenos and pepper-jack cheese.
You have to try the Simply AJ10 burger when you come to the Abbey Burger Bistro for one of the best burgers in the city.
Kooper’s Tavern is one of the best places to get a burger in Baltimore because of its hearty build-your-own-burger (BYOB) option. You can skimp out and go for traditional beef patties or you could splurge a bit and go for the wagyu or bison.
If you don’t feel like thinking too much with the BYOB option, their Elvis Got the Blues burger is another great and tasty option.
Hamilton Tavern serves up the most perfectly well-balanced burger in all of Baltimore. Half sweet and half savoury, the Crosstown Burger is the real star of their menu and keeps people coming back again and again.
The Crosstown Burger should be the real reason you come to Hamilton Tavern. From the juicy Roseda Farm beef and the horseradish-cheddar mayo, the undeniable add-on must-order with this burger is the bacon, which is where you’ll get the amazing sweetness.
Clark Burger is an American burger shop in Baltimore but flexes some Canadian influences. From their mouth-watering poutine to their star burger, the Full Mountie (named after a Canadian cop), a rich Black Angus beef burger, this shop specialises in providing some Canadian hospitality in this American harbour town.
Make it a full Canadian meal at Clark Burger and order the Full Mountie and pair it with a side of decadent poutine fries.
Burger Bros. is Baltimore’s version of the no frills, no gimmicks burger shop. Their menu consists of three burger options including a hamburger, cheeseburger, and bacon cheeseburger. But in having so few items, it allows them to really specialise in all three. And boy do they do just that!
You need to try their Bacon Cheeseburger as it just might be the best one you’ll ever have. The beef patties are cooked long enough to give it a smokey char taste. It just adds to the flavour of the burger.
Curb Shoppe is a gastropub that helps Baltimore locals indulge in some cheap beer and juicy burgers. Its a locals favourite because they’ve been around since the 1940s and continue to serve some of the best classic American burgers in Baltimore.
Try their far from boring take on the Classic Cheeseburger and wash it down with a cheap pint of beer.
The Iron Rooster is an all-day breakfast restaurant but they serve up an interesting burger to say the least. For people who want some breakfast and a burger, why not have the best of both worlds? Enter the Waffle Burger.
At Iron Rooster, the Waffle Burger is their signature burger. It features a tender ground beef brisket flanked by waffles and topped off with cheese and an amazing garlic aioli sauce.