The 7 Best Burgers In Atlanta

The 7 Best Burgers In Atlanta

Whether you’re in the mood for a gourmet Wagyu burger on artisan bread or a classic smashed patty that’s a greasy yet delicious feast, Atlanta burgers are some of the best in all of Georgia. 

Eat your way around the city with our top picks of the juiciest burgers in town. You’ll be rolling home after these beauties…

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1. The General Muir 

The General Muir is a modern American restaurant inspired by classic New York Jewish deli, that takes burgers to a whole new level. Their truly perfect Burger Stack comes with American cheese, shaved onion, bread & butter pickles and golden fries and is hands down the best burger you’ll find in the entire state. Fact.

Best burgers Atlanta

2. Muss & Turner’s –  Smyrna 

Muss & Turner’s has gone from strength to strength in the past 15 years or so, with burgers so good you’d drive miles for one. They source local ingredients when available, use artisan bread and add cilantro mayo and poblano peppers to their signature burger for a punch of flavour.

Muss & Turner’s Hamburger

3.The Companion

A favourite on the menu is the  “Tower of Power”, a double-stack cheeseburger with bacon and million island dressing. They also serve up some delicious side such as their famous smothered tater tots, topped with smoked pork, shaved Brussels sprouts, melted cheese, and salsa verde!

4. Grindhouse Killer Burgers

Originally opened as a small burger stall, today it has expanded its burger-making operation to 6 locations.

Grindhouse has a cult-like following, known for its unique restaurant concept and quirky environment. A fan favourite is The Apache served with pepper jack cheese, grilled onions, New Mexico green chiles, and lettuce. They also serve up some delicious milkshakes and yummy sides!


5. Kevin Rathbun Steak

Atlanta’s most premium burger? If there’s one place that you know will do a great burger, it’s a steakhouse. This bad boy is a 12oz Prime Wagyu Ribeye Burger, with
Double Patties, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon and Tillamook Cheddar. Add a fried egg if you’re super hungry.

Kevin Rathbun Steak in Atlanta

6. One Eared Stag 

A beautifully baked brioche bun, double beef patties, pickles and oozing cheese are all it takes to make this burger a real showstopper. It’s only on the weekend brunch menu, but trust us – it’s worth getting out of bed for.

One Eared Stag Burgers

7. Grindhouse Burgers 

Style your own droolworthy burger in three steps at the Grindhouse. Choose from beef (a tender brisket and chuck blend), turkey or veggie, choose your size and add on any toppings you like. A potato bun finishes it all off perfectly.

Grindhouse Burgers  in Atlanta

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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