Although Newport is famous for lobster and chowder, you’d be crazy to miss out on some of the best burgers in Rhode Island.
So put down your lobster claws and pick up one of these mouth-wateringly good burgers. You might want to leave the plastic bib on though! Things could definitely get messy.
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The burgers at this popular spot in downtown Newport are fresh and juicy. But it’s their signature ‘Mission’ sauce that really makes these burgers special. It is a blend of aioli with ketchup, chopped cornichons, capers, herbs and brandy. YUM.
Recently named the best burger in America, Harry’s Bar and Burger is a must-visit spot. And they do happy hour half price burgers EVERY DAY. Their M.O.A.B (Mother of All Burgers) is the best. It comes with smoked bacon, portobello mushrooms and fried onion strings. It is epic.
Dating back to 1673, The White Horse Tavern in the heart of Newport is America’s oldest tavern. But their burger is anything but old-fashioned. The Certified Angus Burger is one of the best burgers in Newport. It’s half a pound of ground chuck served in a griddled brioche bun.
Add a duck egg, onion rings, bacon, mushrooms and truffle mayonnaise if you’re feeling extra fancy.
If you’re looking for something a bit different, The Candy Store Burger at Clarke Cooke House is the burger for you. It is topped with blue cheese and bacon. And you’ll even find blue cheese inside the patty itself. Instead of a traditional bun it’s served in an english muffin. Classy.
The Bacon Onion Jam burger at Jo’s American Bistro is a whopper. Bacon onion jam (obviously), dijon mustard, cheddar cheese, special sauce and homemade pickles all pile on top of this bad boy. Bacon onion jam is the condiment you never knew you needed in your life.
Although The Mooring is famous in Newport for their delicious seafood, do not miss their burger. It’s called ‘Sweet n’ Spicy’ thanks to a delicious pineapple-jalapeno marmalade and pepper jack cheese. Fried onion strings and cajun bacon balance on top of the fat patty. It will leave your taste buds tingling.
Finally, Brick Alley Pub and Restaurant. This Newport favourite does not mess around when it comes to burgers. Each comes on a platter with a choice of sides and an enormous pickle! Applewood-smoked bacon, fig jam, brie and cheddar cheese all feature in their Jammie Jam Burger. It’s really good for you…