Au Cheval is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

1. Au Cheval

800 W Randolph St (at S Halsted St), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Fulton Market · 481 tips and reviews

Justin W.Justin White: So tasty. Amazing bacon. Amazing burger.

OdoOdo: The Bologna Sandwich is to queue for... great burgers, nice beers, good music, excellent service, in conclusion a perfect place. Full review... Read more.

Amanda W.Amanda Whitney: Burger with egg! Also amazing cocktails.

Kuma's Corner is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

2. Kuma's Corner

2900 W Belmont Ave (at Francisco Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Northwest Side · 417 tips and reviews

Sammi G.Sammi Gilmore: Awesome burgers! But they really need to bring the Mötörhead burger back!

Gloria C.Gloria Chin: ginormous but amazing (& fat!) burgers

BillBill: Great burger and criss cuts! Whiskey on tap if you must!

DMK Burger Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

3. DMK Burger Bar

2954 N Sheffield Ave (at W Wellington Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Lakeview · 257 tips and reviews

TaylorTaylor: Green chile cheeseburger is outstanding! Bacon and a fried egg on top too!

Kelly H.Kelly Harmantas: What's my number? #5: bison burger with goat cheese, pickled onions, and blueberry BBQ sauce. don't forget a mini shake

Meredith B.Meredith B: Delicious burgers for everyone. Try the salmon burger. Try some different types of fries. Good beer selection.

The Bad Apple is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

4. The Bad Apple

4300 N Lincoln Ave (at W Cullom Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · North Center · 200 tips and reviews

Kenny U.Kenny Ugel: Great burgers and amazing draft list. Definitely a go-to spot on the north side. There are many crazy sounding but delicious burgers including Elvis’s Last Supper, which has bacon and peanut butter.

Catie G.Catie Gibbs: The truffle fries and cheese curds are awesome and of course the burgers too. Very kid friendly and have an amazing homemade PB&J. Great staff.

Anthony H.Anthony Heleine: Great burgers, excellent flavor combos. Solid craft beer list.

Butcher & The Burger is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

5. Butcher & The Burger

1021 W Armitage Ave (at Kenmore Ave.), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · North Side · 108 tips and reviews

Justin B.Justin Breitfelder: Local pork burger was amazing, juicy, lean. Would never have ordered it, but came highly recommended. Some of the best fries I can remember as well - handcut from heirloom potatoes.

Jeff W.Jeff W: Great burger! Good fries! The Burberry of burgers, at $40 for two people. But money well spent.

Vince M.Vince Montalbano: My go to: prime house blend medium rare pretzel bun mayo ketchup mushrooms. This place never disappoints. Hands down my favorite burger anywhere.

Small Cheval is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

6. Small Cheval

1732 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Bucktown · 74 tips and reviews

Sarah W.Sarah Waller: I like the cheeseburger & love the pickles. I prefer the style here over Au Cheval but I never get the bacon or egg. To each their own. Similar to Shake Shack. Great outdoor seating in good weather.

Kelsey G.Kelsey Guthrie: The garlic aioli and fries warm my heart! BEST BURGER!!!! Very chill and causal environment. Fun place to eat and hang out with friends!

Michelle S.Michelle Starkey: Simple menu, with a cafeteria-style set up and window bar seating, as well as limited bar seating upfront. amazing burgers.

Shake Shack is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

7. Shake Shack

66 E Ohio St (at N Rush St), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Near North Side · 132 tips and reviews

Christine B.Christine Basco: The Burgers just Melt in Your Mouth - A-Maz-ing ... I got the ShackMeister ... the Next Visit I will be getting the Smoke Shack ... the Cheese Fries are Delicious

Olli K.Olli K: Oh man! Visited Chicago from Kansas City and loooooved this place. One of the best burger joints I've ever been to. Ask for extra sauce!

Chris K.Chris Kemp: The Shackmesiter. Fried Shallots might be the greatest burger topping ever, even better than bacon! (Yeah, I went there!)

Owen & Engine is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

8. Owen & Engine

2700 N Western Ave (at W Schubert Ave), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Northwest Side · 147 tips and reviews

Chris L.Chris L: Tuesdays: burger, bourbon, and beer for $15. Best burger yet in Chicago. Don't use any ketchup.

Patrick K.Patrick Kim: wow. amazing beer selection (seasonal!). delectable scotch eggs (as an appetizer for two). phenomenal burgers (with fresh ground beef). and excellent "pot of tea" (served with scones).

Kenny U.Kenny Ugel: Tuesday special: amazing burger, draft beer, and a shot. You can't go wrong! The burger doesn't need any cheese or ketchup, the flavor stands on its own!

The Gage is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

9. The Gage

24 S Michigan Ave (btwn Monroe & Madison St.), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · The Loop · 341 tips and reviews

Rossella Z.Rossella Zini: Excellent place for gourmet burgers lovers, excellent service and attention, very wide selection of draft beers, loved it

Megha G.Megha Ghildiyal: The venison burger is absolutely delicious....service is great

Lyz H.Lyz H: The rare Venison burger was fantastic, so was the regular burger, the fish and chips, and the poutine as well. By far the best restaurant we went to while in Chicago! It's a must when visiting.

bopNgrill is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

10. bopNgrill

6604 N Sheridan Rd (at Albion Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Rogers Park · 84 tips and reviews

J O.J O: This place is more crowded than ever since Guy Fieri stopped by, but definitely worth the wait! My favorites are the pizza burger, spam and eggs, and kimchi fries. Will's an awesome guy!

Alex D.Alex Diz: The Father burger was absolutely amazing. That and the awesome bacon and cheese fries made it one of the best burger joints in the city

Laura P.Laura Pearce: You can't go wrong here. Both the burgers and the bop are amazing, but definitely get the kimchi fries!

DryHop Brewers is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

11. DryHop Brewers

3155 N Broadway St (btwn W Briar Pl & W Belmont Ave), Chicago, IL
Brewery · Lake View East · 105 tips and reviews

Greg M.Greg M: Great music with multiple QOTSA songs. Burger and all beers have been great!

Zach D.Zach Daniel: My go to brewpub! Their cheddar burger is the best in Chicago, which means a lot from a burger lover like myself. Beer changes often, and there's always something unique on tap.

David B.David Berman: Burgers with a fried egg are awesome!

BRGRBELLY is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.


5739 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Portage Park · 33 tips and reviews

Michael K.Michael Krammen: Love the black Betty burger with the blu cheese fries. Most Amazing cool place!

Nueva B.Nueva Babylon: Old Time Religion Burger with portobello mushroom is THE Best Burger I've ever had - in addition, it's an awesome veg option (and I'm not even a vegetarian). Garlic Parm fries is a must to try, too!

MikeMike: Wow! Awesome beer selection, garlic parm and belly fries were fantastic, and the Gallows and Amazing Grace burgers were outstanding. And Keith (who I assume is the owner) is such a nice, friendly guy

Revolution Brewing is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

13. Revolution Brewing

2323 N Milwaukee Ave (btwn N California & W Fullerton Ave), Chicago, IL
Brewery · Logan Square · 391 tips and reviews

Charlie F.Charlie Ferreira: Any of the IPAs are worth it. Burgers are huge and tasty!

JenKuduJenKudu: The Reuben is ridiculously good! Eugene stout is delicious like dessert and the Rosa is so refreshing. So good, we came back two days later to try the burger of the month and it was awesome.

January S.January Santana: Bacon fat popcorn, burger, duck confit salad, & fig and goat cheese pizza is my fav!!!!

Doc B's Fresh Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

14. Doc B's Fresh Kitchen

100 E Walton St (at N Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Streeterville · 85 tips and reviews

Chris R.Chris Roemmer: This place is amazing!! Have to get the Dragon or Napa burger! Make sure to sit at the bar!!! Pat is the man!!! Awesome craft beer as well!!

Christine H.Christine Hong: Nice relaxed atmosphere and GREAT food and beer. Wings are excellent and you can't really go wrong with the burgers. Come say hi to Pat at the bar - he's awesome.

Zach R.Zach R: Mint julep and Old Fashioned are solid. The Dragon burger is great, and the sweet potato fries are outstanding.

Little Bad Wolf is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Chicago.

15. Little Bad Wolf

1541 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL
Restaurant · Edgewater · 59 tips and reviews

Bryce W.Bryce Warner: The staff was super friendly and the atmosphere very chic and relaxing. The cocktail were incredible. I did the Manhattan and wolf & red. Amazing. Burger and salad delicious too. I'll be a regular!

TJ K.TJ K: Fabulous house cocktails in a warm, fun atmosphere. Small place so it fills up fast. Try the Wolf burgers!

Gregory K.Gregory K.: A lot options for drinks. Food is great. Love the burgers