Best burgers in Cincinnati 

The 7 Best Burgers In Cincinnati

The simple hamburger is easily one of the tastiest creations in the world; juicy, meaty and always reliable, it’s a relief for fellow greedy guts to know that the very best burgers in Cincinnati are top class.

From the huge and monstrous burgers full of toppings; street vendors 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.

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1. The Turf Club

The Turf Club is a proper bar with a great selection of beers, but they’re known for their huge portions. The service is super friendly – you’ll never want a burger anywhere else after tasting one of theirs. The bun is fresh and the meat super tender.

2. Tickle Pickle

This Music themed family gourmet burger and shake restaurant, pride themselves in using only the highest quality local Angus beef, they also offer many vegan options!

Make sure to try the Twisted Sister, a beef burger with goetta, bacon, cheddar, egg, and maple Dijon sauce.


3. Zip’s Cafe

The “Zipburger” is known all over the city and served up with minimum fuss and maximum flavour. The burger hasn’t changed much since first created in 1926 – it might look like a regular cheeseburger, but it’s so much better. It’s all thanks to the fresh ingredients.

Head up to the hatch and order it with an ice cold beer. Nothing better…

4. Bru Burger Bar

This stylish burger joint understands you don’t need to overdo the toppings or do crazy attention grabbing things to make a great burger. Simple. Perfectly cooked and served up by true experts in the burger game.

Best burgers in Cincinnati 

5. Chandler’s Burger Bistro

They explain that because of their focus on sourcing only the very best local meat you can taste the difference. And they aren’t lying. A simple meal done perfectly.

It’s just the right size that you don’t have to worry about it falling apart and can fit it all in your mouth. Well, just about!

Best burgers in Cincinnati 

6. Dutch’s Larder 

This artisan food store and eatery is famed for its Thursday evening Burger Nights. Each week, they make a new burger creation that is well worth planning your week around. Case in point? Juicy beef topped with chicken of the woods mushrooms, kale, and Bavarian blue cheese.

Hang out on the back patio with its fire pits and a bocce court for the perfect evening.

Best burgers in Cincinnati 

7. BurgerFi

This eco-friendly burger chain keeps things premium with the top 1% of prime Angus beef and hand-cut fries. Their classic cheeseburger comes in a super soft milk bun with American cheese.

Or, go wild and order the CEO: Double Wagyu + Brisket Blend Burger, Homemade Candied Bacon-Tomato Jam, Truffle Aioli and Aged Swiss Cheese.

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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