The humble but delicious hamburger is one of the world’s great meals, so after picking the 50 best burgers in America, we wanted to go that little bit further and help our readers find the best Nevada burgers.
With so many places to choose from around this great state – from the big cities to the smaller towns – this was a tough challenge. You could pick 100 great burgers in Las Vegas alone but the state itself is dotted with amazing burger joints.
All you have to do is work up an appetite, grab a couple of friends and get stuck into one of the great Nevada burger spots…
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Fat Choy is a truly innovative dining experience that you simply have to try when visiting Vegas.
Imagine a classic 1960’s diner mashed up with a Chinese Restaurant, serving the best bao sandwiches, burgers, dumplings, chicken wings and rice bowls. It’s amazing. Our advice is to hone in on the burger and enjoy every juicy mouthful.
They are best known for their BBQ and are so good at it that they compete in national competitions – and often win.
While there are some great dishes like brisket and pulled pork on the menu, the burger is a thing of absolute beauty. Soft succulent meat is coupled with seriously tasty toppings in a soft roll. A delight.
Started in LA back in 1954 this small chain have been making burgers and keeping customers happy for over 60 years. As soon as you taste their 100% beef patties you will quickly see why locals love them so much.
Simple, tasty and with super service, this is a place that never lets you down.
Burger Bar put a huge amount of effort into sourcing the very best produce which is evident once you taste the end result.
You simply have to try “The Rossini”. It features Kobe style Wagyu beef from Australia, sautéed foie gras and shaved truffles on an onion bun and comes with their Perigord truffle sauce. A true once in a lifetime burger.
Creatively cooked and uniquely offered on a menu that’s pretty extensive for a local brunch and lunch spot, Midtown Eats definitely serves some of the best burgers in Reno. Try the Atomic Burger, but make sure you’re extra hungry before you order it.
This place serves exactly what they claim – giant, juicy hamburgers. The hand-pressed patties here mixed with some high-quality ingredients make these some of the best burgers in Reno. And, the place delivers!
Fatburger are all about the hamburgers, fries and shakes with every serving being cooked to order.
The burgers are fresh and never frozen and you can choose from lean beef, chicken, turkey or veggie burgers. The sort of place where there is something for everybody on the menu.
Hell’s Kitchen is quite possibly one of the most famous restaurants in the world, after Gordon Ramsay’s TV show with the same name.
Located in Caesars Palace this is no gimmick though, because their burgers are the real deal. Yes, you will feel like you are on a TV set but the food is exceptional – as you would expect from any Ramsay restaurant.
This 24/7 restaurant is famous in Reno for large, American breakfasts. However, they also serve a special burger with a full pound of beef. The Wolfpack burger is without a doubt one of the best burgers in Reno if not all of Nevada.
Their menu takes a creative approach to true American classics- offering a wide variety of burgers, sandwiches and salads with an emphasis on freshness and quality.
Their patties are always fresh and never frozen and come with some wonderfully unique and exciting toppings. Add in some of the best beer and cocktail options and you are in for a massive treat when eating here.
Mom’s Diner is a good old-fashioned family diner, where the focus is on good wholesome comfort food and great service.
The portions are big, so do make sure you come with an appetite. The burger itself is packed high with classic toppings and comes with some of the best home cooked fries you could ever wish for.
At Lucky Beaver in Reno, Nevada, burgers ooze with flavour. They’re bursting with savoury ingredients that are so simple yet so complex. Never tasted a burger like that? Plan a road trip to Reno just to visit Lucky Beaver.
As simple a counter serve and takeaway burger joint as you could ever wish for, but that doesn’t take away from the quality.
The food is served in simple containers which many people choose to take with them to go or you can sit at their couple of tables. Life doesn’t get much better than eating a burger sitting here in the sun.
Fat Boy Restaurant is a family friendly and casual joint that focuses on the food and great service, while stripping away all the other fuss.
You can make your own burgers from scratch or choose from one of the house specials. We will warn you that this is the sort of place you come to only if you have a serious appetite. The name says it all.
The Griddle is a classic old school diner that has four locations where they serve up good honest and tasty food. Their burger stacks are super inventive and come with delicious and inventive toppings.
While the menu is extensive – featuring lots of brilliant dishes – you will seriously regret coming here and not having a burger.
From the second you walk in the door it is all about the service in this restaurant, where they make you feel at ease. If you are lucky enough to grab a seat on their patio you will truly be in heaven.
The burgers are classic in style and on the big side, so you are going to need both hands and a serious appetite to finish them off.
They focus on doing two of the most important things in life well which are burgers and craft beer. To say that they excel on both fronts would be a serious understatement.
The burgers are perfectly formed with the ingredients kept simple to ensure maximum flavour and quality. Sitting here washing a burger down with one of their craft beers is one of the great experiences in life.
A super family friendly restaurant where they have a huge menu that features lots of American classics. You’ll find everything from hot dogs and nachos to ice cream floats and delicious sodas.
The burgers are cooked to order and loaded with cheese to ensure that they are absolutely bursting with flavour.
They serve all-American burgers with a Japanese twist – you have to try them to see how utterly delicious they are. The flavours just work.
They have two fixed locations in Las Vegas, but for the real experience you have to track their food truck down and eat this street food-style.
The welcoming, inviting atmosphere pairs well with their scrumptious, well-sized burgers and yummy fries (the garlic fries are highly recommended).
The outdoor patio is perfect to take in the beautiful Tahoe weather while enjoying the scenery at the same time.
This spot has been a tradition for residents and visitors to Boulder City for over 30 years and the happy customers just keep on coming back. That tells you everything you need to know about their burgers.
Just as many people get their classic burgers “to go” as they do to eat in and once you taste them once you will see just why they are so popular.
He is quite possibly the most famous chef in the world so when he opens a restaurant dedicated wholly to burgers you have to come and worship in that temple.
There are lots of inviting combinations and big flavours as well as truffle fries which you simply cannot ignore. This isn’t fine dining style though so do be prepared for big portions.
From one of America’s most widely recognised and acclaimed chefs, Fleur by Hubert Keller is a classic bistro focusing on regional and seasonally-driven French cuisine.
The burgers are refined, cooked by some of the most talented chefs in the country and utterly delicious. It’s always great to see a burger in a fine dining restaurant done with such class and finesse.
Once ranked as the best brewpub in the US, Brew Brothers Reno knows about more than slinging cold jugs of quality craft beer. Perfectly formed and cooked to perfection, you can enjoy chowing down on the best burgers in Reno as you jive to live music and sip some of the best beer in the state.
You’ll find Holsteins Shakes and Buns located on the second level of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ Boulevard Tower. Famous for its over the top burger creations, these go above and beyond when it comes to wow-factor. Think: Wagyu burger with foie gras, port onion marmalade, frisee, & truffle mayo.
The end result is a burger that is so tasty, juicy and packed full of flavour, that you’ll be hooked from the very first bite.