The 7 Best Denver Burgers

The 7 Best Burgers In Denver

The food scene in this fun city has been diversifying in the last couple of years but Denver burgers are still among the best things to eat here.

From the big, juicy burgers packed full of toppings to more simple and modern cheeseburgers, Denver has it all. There is something for everybody on this list so you may even want to try them all – but not in one sitting! Whether you’re a local looking for new burgers to try or just passing through, these places are essential eats.

So work up an appetite, get out exploring and check out these seven incredible Denver burgers.

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1. Bob’s Atomic Burgers

The classic cheeseburger experience, this retro feel burger shack keeps things simple and serves burgers just the way they should be.

The patties are charred just right and with simple toppings, you can’t go wrong. Pair your burger with a side of onion strings, and you have the perfect meal!

2. 5280 Burger Bar

Now with two locations in the city along with a food truck,  their big selling points is that their Colorado-raised beef comes from hormone-free sources and their produce from local and regional farms.

They also have a large selection of craft beers that pair up perfectly with the burgers and some of the friendliest and best staff in the business.

5280 Burger Bar in Denver

3. Snarfburger

This beloved throwback burger shack doesn’t hold back on the extras, from guac, onion rings, to even sauerkraut!

To make things even better nothing on the menu is over $7, and that includes a double cheeseburger with both Swiss and American.  Go all out, add a side of super crispy onion rings and a cup of frozen custard!

4. Cherry Cricket

They’ve been serving burgers and beer since 1945 so you’d have to imagine that after close to 80 years they know what they are doing. The customers continue to flock to them and they now have two locations in Denver.

They also serve until late at night and their brunch is pretty special ,but this place is all about the burgers. As you can see, you better come with a serious appetite.

Cherry Cricket Hamburger in Denver

5. My Brother’s Bar

They are the oldest bar in Denver and have been serving drinks since 1873. Although the place has been renovated and looks sharp it still keeps its charm – you just wish the walls could talk.

The burgers are classic in style and the perfect size to fit into two hands and eat at your ease without being messy. Some great beer pairings make this the ideal place to spend some quality time with friends.

My Brother's Bar in Denver

6. TAG Burger Bar

Apart from having amazing food we love that Chef/Owner Troy Guard named this neighbourhood spot after his English Bulldog TAG. Dogs and burgers, the perfect combination.

The burgers are big (probably too big to get into your mouth in one go, but you can try!). They also have 20 beers on tap choose from to help wash them down with.

TAG Burger Bar

7. Highland Tap and Burger

Now with three locations in Highland, Sloan’s lake and DTC. They have superb salads and pasta dishes but you come here for one reason and one reason only and that’s the burgers. Don’t miss out on the sweet potato fries or onion rings as a side order.

They also focus hard on celebrating the local beer and spirits community with a Colorado-centric beer list and innovative cocktail menu.

Highland Tap and Burger in Denver

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