We've posted about In-N-Out
and it's true, we do love their burgers, but we know they aren't the only
burger place in California. We thought we'd welcome the coming of summer by compiling a list of the best burger places in California to get your mouth watering and to give you some possible road trip destinations.
Best Burgers in California
Enjoy a local brew
and a fantastic burger at this Northern California local favorite. You can go old-school with a cheese burger or kick it up a notch with their well known Ortega Burger!
Flickr by Zane Mulligan
Grab a brew. Grab a burger. Grab some friends and head on over to Burgers & Brew in Sacramento. With award winning brews and
burgers (we're talking Best Burger in Yolo county
!), you can't go wrong.
Flickr by Angelo DeSantis
The Yelp enthusiasts dub Pearl's Deluxe burgers to have one of the best burgers in California! Check it out for yourself and see if you agree.
Flickr by hermitsmoores
They boast "Fast food burgers, slow food values
" and what could be better than that? Everything's all natural and a lot of what they offer is made right there in the shop. Hop on over and check it out.
Flickr by wEnDy
Hidden amidst an impressive menu, you may not initially think of Zuni Cafe as a "burger place" but if what we're hearing is right, they offer an amazing (albeit high-end) burger!
Flicker by Jason Hamner
Another Yelp reviewers
favorite, this burger joint is the
place to be this summer if you're in the Tahoe area. Make sure you come prepared to take your time selecting because they have an impressive lists of burgers to choose from.
Flickr by Lauren
The minute you take a bike of a Hook burger, you're sure to be hooked ;) We also love that they support many different causes
. This is an all-around great burger place and definitely a great addition to your summer list.
Flickr by Doran
This home-grown burger place is a classic and just what you need whether you're enjoying summer hiking and tanning at the lake or shredding the slopes in the winter!
Flickr by Jennifer
Lucky's boasts "made from scratch - artisan burgers" and is a prime spot for great beer and great burgers!
From Lucky's Tavern
With the trademark "U" stamped onto the top of their buns, Umami is in a class all its own. With many locations in Southern California and the bay area, you have no excuse to avoid a satisfying and delicious trip to Umami soon (today maybe?).
Flickr by Larry
This Gastropub created by Chef Sang Yoon features their most popular burger, the "Office Burger". It's also a great place for beer with an European influenced atmosphere.
Flickr by Daremoshiranai
Stout offers affordable burgers to discerning Los Angeles foodies. Make a trek to discover their amazing gruyere and blue cheese burger toppings among other additions that make these burgers delicious
and some of the best burgers in California.
Flickr by Drew Hubbard-Ben Waters
They aren't healthy, and maybe sometimes they look a little overwhelming, but Mom's Burgers will knock your socks off! They are a must-have
From LA Weekly
With the option to order on line, natural ingredients, gluten free options, and so much more, how could we not put Burger Boss on a best burgers in California list?
Flickr by Gabriel Amadeus
At 4.5 starts on Yelp
, you know
that Dave's Burgers is the place to be! It's small and out of the way, but definitely worth a stop if you're in the Long Beach area.
From Yelp by Louie B.
The first thing you'll see on their website is this claim, " Welcome to Rocky's, home of the best burgers in San Diego" - couldn't get any clearer than that, could you? But their legend goes beyond just their website! Any local will tell you they've got what it takes to make the list of the best burgers in California!
Flickr by Kirk K
Did we miss your favorite burger place? Tell us about it in the comments below! Cover Photo from Flickr by James
Source: Yelp, Thrillist
, LA Weekly
, We Be Trippin'