On the lookout for the best burgers in Durham? From overflowing stacks to simple cheeseburgers, we’ve got you covered for a great feast.
Given the range of amazing produce on offer – coupled with world class chefs – it’s hardly surprising that the standard of North Carolina burgers is off the charts. Durham is no different.
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Burger Bach now has five locations and it’s not hard to see why when you taste their divine burgers. They call themselves “New Zealand inspired” and from the quality of beef to the friendly staff, it is a formula that certainly works.
The perfect place to come if you are a beer lover as well as a burger lover, because their large selection of taps gives you a huge variety. The burger is finished to absolute perfection and the superb service just tops it all off.
Since opening in Fall 2008, OnlyBurger has developed a devoted following of Triangle food lovers, first drawn to their mobile burger truck and now to their Shannon Road restaurant in Durham. Their fans are super loyal and once you taste the burger / fries / shake combo you’ll soon see why.
Town Hall Burger and Beer is a top notch spot for huuuuge burgers that are full of flavour.
There’s some funky toppings on the menu, such as pork belly, pimento cheese & cole slaw or a fried chicken burger with shaved coconut and honey mustard. Want to go super different? Order the lamb burger on tandoori naan.
From their fresh meat ground in-house twice daily and served on freshly baked buns from local bakeries, to the droolworthy house-made pies, Zinburger is a solid eatery. Burgers have premium ingredients with toppings like Manchego cheese or Zinfandel braised onions.
You can also upgrade to Kobe beef for a serious feast.
GRUB serves up American Southern bites in a revamped old 1950’s Filling Station. Burgers here are a juicy short rib and chuck blend, with toppings including havarti cheese or pepper bacon.
This fun restaurant also has a rooftop bar so you can stay on a little longer for a few drinks.
Page Road Grill is so much more than your average restaurant – they source ingredients from North Carolina farmers as much as possible and are big into sustainable practices.
The steak burger here is a juicy feast in a soft brioche bun and there’s also regular specials. Wash it down with one of their 21 beers on tap.