This southern Californian city has some of the best food in the country, so it should come as no surprise that San Diego Burgers are right up there when it comes to quality.
From the classic cheeseburgers to the burgers stuffed full of delicious toppings and everything in between we have something for you.
These are the seven best San Diego Burgers. Prepare to get seriously hungry working your way through this list!
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MishMash started life as a pop up, operating in farmer’s markets and breweries in their early days and building a passionate group of followers who are still with them today. They say the menu is inspired by the coast line, by California’s agriculture, and by the array of lifestyles in San Diego. An essential CA foodie experience.
Juniper & Ivy’s In-n-Haute burger is still a secret, an off-menu delicacy!
It’s made with chuck, brisket, rib meat, and dry-aged fat from Marin Sun Farms and cooked with mustard. This cheesy delight is a must-try!
A hidden gem in the city that once you discover you’ll instantly become a regular. They make great cocktails and tasty local seasonal food, but it’s their burger that really ticks all the boxes. No fuss, just a simple perfect burger as it should be every single time.
Slater’s has several locations around the country and it’s not hard to see how a place that focused on “burgers, bacon and beer” would be so wildly popular. Their burgers are absolute beasts so make sure to come with an appetite.
Crazee Burger does seriously kick ass burgers and even have a series of “exotic” meats which include elk, ostrich and camel. Their signature beef burgers are also perfect if you don’t want to be so experimental. Throw in a great selection of craft beers and you can quickly see why this place is so popular.
Hodad’s is a 44 year “overnight sensation” and firm local favourite. Any business that can keep doing things this consistently and have such a loyal following is well worth a visit. Hodad’s first location was on the beach, at the end of Santa Monica Ave., in Ocean Beach and now with four outlets they haven’t looked back since. Good, honest burgers and sides with proper beers to round off the experience.
All of their burgers use 100% natural premium Black Angus beef and with 35 different 1/2lb gourmet burgers to choose from, there really is something for everybody. They also specialise in wings and hot dogs so it’s the perfect place to bring the family for a super relaxed and exciting day out.
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