The best burgers in Detroit are not only they tastiest in the city, they’re some of the best burgers in all of Michigan.
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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You can’t go wrong with a delicious burger from Cutter’s. Get the stuffed cheese burger – tender beef full of cheddar & bacon, bleu cheese & green olives, Swiss cheese, mushrooms, grilled onions.
With burgers, Union Mac & Cheese, noodle bowls, coal-fired pies and more, there’s plenty of good things to eat here, but it’s the burgers you need.
These juicy charbroiled burgers are some of the best burgers in Detroit. Get the signature which comes stacked with two slices of American cheese, and maple bacon.
Redcoat Tavern has been serving up delicious burgers since its opening in 1972. Decades later, and they’re still on top of their game. The soft sesame seed buns sandwich Piedmontese beef patties.
This Royal Oak burger bar has all the best ingredients you need for the perfect burger: juicy and tender Piedmonte beef, freshly baked buns and the crispiest bacon in town.
Pile on the bacon and fried mushrooms for a burger that will make you drool.
Grey Ghost Detroit is a stylish eatery that’s all about showcasing the art of butchery. The burgers here are on another level to what you’ve tried before: gourmet and full of goodness.
They keep things simple with only a cheeseburger on the menu. Add an egg on top for a real treat.
Okay so technically this burger joint is 30 minutes away in Birmingham, but it’s worth the drive. Hunter House Hamburgers has been cooking up classic sliders and fries since 1952.
The burgers here are made with freshly ground beef, with toppings such as local Michigan ham rounding it off.
Opened since 1965, Nemo’s is a historic sports bar located in the heart of Corktown with friendly staff. Not only that, they serve up seriously good burgers. The beef is smothered with cheese or there’s a crispy fried chicken option.