14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating
Cafe Du Nord is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

1. Cafe Du Nord

7.9
2174 Market St (at Sanchez St.), San Francisco, CA
Music Venue · Mission Dolores · 49 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: The burger at Cafe du Nord is as classic as the restaurant — which has been serving SF almost continuously since 1907 — with sharp cheddar, lettuce, pickles and secret sauce plus a side of fries. Read more.

Sink | Swim is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

2. Sink | Swim

3213 W Armitage Ave (Kedzie), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Logan Square · 16 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Sink Swim puts its own spin on the traditional burger, drizzling its housemade “Sink Sauce” over a double patty with American cheese and onion rings. Read more.

Plan Check is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

3. Plan Check

1111 Wilshire Blvd (at S Bixel St), Los Angeles, CA
American Restaurant · Downtown Los Angeles · 44 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: At Plan Check, the PCB (Plan Check Burger) comes with delicious toppings — Americanized dashi cheese, ketchup leather, schmaltz onions and mixed pickles — on a perfect “crunch” bun. Read more.

Alden & Harlow is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

4. Alden & Harlow

8.4
40 Brattle St (Church St), Cambridge, MA
New American Restaurant · Harvard Square · 164 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Alden & Harlow’s Burger — offered with limited availability — is made with an 8oz Creekstone patty, a house-made roll, and “your faith” in the chef. Read more.

Mason Pacific is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

5. Mason Pacific

1358 Mason St (at Pacific Ave), San Francisco, CA
American Restaurant · Nob Hill · 45 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Mason Pacific delivers a juicy patty on a pretzel bun with smoked tomato and pickled red onion, plus optional gourmet toppings such as mushroom confit, white cheddar, egg and gorgonzola. Read more.

Ai Fiori is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

6. Ai Fiori

8.7
400 5th Ave Ph 2 (at W 36th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Garment District · 176 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: The White Label Burger is an eight-ounce LaFrieda prime patty served with bacon marmalade, slices of white American cheese, McClure’s pickles and a side of pommes dauphines (crisp potato puffs). Read more.

Sunny Spot is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

7. Sunny Spot

822 Washington Blvd (Abbot Kinney Blvd), Marina del Rey, CA
Caribbean Restaurant · 119 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Sunny Spot’s cheeseburger — with American cheese, crispy buttermilk onions, tomato, housemade pickles and fancy sauce — is a great dish to enjoy hand in hand with its Caribbean style side dishes. Read more.

Alta CA is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

8. Alta CA

1420 Market St (btwn 10th and 11th St), San Francisco, CA
New American Restaurant · Civic Center · 115 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: A perfect fit for the restaurant’s European-influenced American menu, Alta CA’s burger comes with cheddar cheese and bacon on a sesame bun with a side of crisp potatoes in garlic oil. Read more.

Edi & The Wolf is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

9. Edi & The Wolf

102 Avenue C (btwn 6th & 7th), New York, NY
Austrian Restaurant · Alphabet City · 160 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: A delicious lunch to cozy up to with an Austrian beer, the Wolf Burger at Edi & the Wolf is prepared with the restaurant’s signature Pat LaFrieda blend, gruyere and both grilled and crispy onions. Read more.

Gemini Bistro is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

10. Gemini Bistro

2075 N Lincoln Ave (at W Dickens Ave), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · Lincoln Park · 24 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: A staple on its modern American menu, Gemini Bistro dishes out a prime beef patty with its applewood bacon cheeseburger on a homemade bun with a side of fries. Read more.

Cerveteca Venice is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

11. Cerveteca Venice

523 Rose Ave (at Rennie Ave), Venice, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 112 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Cerveteca’s burger can be ordered with a beef, turkey or veggie patty and is garnished with red leaf, tomato, grilled or fried onion, housemade “not so secret sauce” and a choice of cheese. Read more.

Landmarc is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

12. Landmarc

10 Columbus Circle (at W 60th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 254 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Landmarc offers standout cheeses to top off its hamburgers or chicken burgers — American, gruyere, blue, cheddar, mozzarella and smoked mozzarella are all on hand — to make yours ooze with delight. Read more.

Fog City is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

13. Fog City

7.7
1300 Battery St (The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
American Restaurant · Northern Waterfront · 60 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Fog City delivers food that strikes that same traditional yet updated balance, featuring a burger topped with smoked tomato aioli, American cheese, tomato, onion and dill pickle on a brioche bun. Read more.

Dudley Market is one of 14 All-American Burgers You Should Be Eating.

14. Dudley Market

8.4
9 Dudley Ave (Speedway), Venice, CA
New American Restaurant · 20 tips and reviews

ReserveReserve: Dudley Market’s Burger Diane, a lunchtime favorite, is a gourmet take on a classic dish, prepared with gruyere, melted onions, mushrooms, pickles and Dijon. Read more.