Best Burgers in Birmingham

The 7 Best Burgers In Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is one of Alabama’s largest cities, which means that it’s filled with tons of great eateries and local restaurants serving up some of the best burgers in the state.

Whether you’re from here or not, it’s hard to argue the fact that Birmingham is home to some of the tastiest burgers in all of Alabama. Don’t believe us? We took a look at recent polls and asked our own audience. 

And, local residents agree – these are the seven best burgers in Birmingham, Alabama.

Best Burgers In BirminghamHow do these rankings work?

1. Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

What makes the burgers at Jack Brown’s the best burgers in Birmingham is the fact that they’re made with 100% all-natural Wagyu beef. It’s such flavourful beef that the chefs don’t even have to add anything special to it. That, on top with ice-cold craft beer and we’ve fallen in love with this local hotspot.

Best Burgers in Birmingham

2. Marre & Allen Bar + Kitchen

Ask any local where to find the best burgers in Birmingham and they’ll point you to the Marre & Allen Bar + Kitchen. What’s so special about the burgers here? They’re especially thick and juicy and served with delectable toppings. Try the one with smoked bacon and grilled green tomatoes.

Best Gourmet Burgers in Birmingham

3. Paramount

The burger at Paramount is a monstrosity of a burger in all of the best ways. While there are a few burgers on the menu, you’ll want to try their namesake one. It’s served with a whopping two house-ground beef patties, two types of cheese, corned beef, pickles, and smashed risotto. Oh, and a gooey fried egg on top just for added splash value.

4. Chez Fon Fon

The burgers at Chez Fon Fon are so thick that you might just have to cut into them with a knife in order to enjoy them. Here, they use hormone-free, all-natural chuck, which is probably why they’ve consistently been ranked as having one of the best burgers in the entire state of Alabama for years.

Where to Find the Best Burgers in Birmingham

5. John’s City Diner

John’s City Diner is a local institution in the city of Birmingham that serves up traditional Southern comfort food along with other types of cuisine. Locals especially love their classic JCD burger with pimento cheese, but it’s the unique, hometown sides that really seal the deal. Roasted corn grits and collard greens are so Southern and delicious that it’s almost cliche.

Burgers in Birmingham Alabama

6. Mudtown Eat & Drink

There’s something popular about pimento cheese in Alabama, as you can find numerous burger joints that use it as a topping for their delicious burgers. Mudtown Eat & Drink incorporates it perfectly into their Big Green Pimp burger alongside fried green tomatoes. It doesn’t get much more classic than that.

7. Hotbox

If you find yourself in the mood for a truly unique dining experience then head to the airstream parked outside of the Parkside Bar. It might not look like it, but they dish out some of the best burgers in Birmingham from here. Old-fashioned burgers and fries paired with super laidback vibes – what more do you need?

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Elizabeth Thorn
Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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