The Best Burgers in Atlanta

Atlanta is one of the hottest spots in the United States. With a booming economy, a diverse population, plenty of tourist attractions, and even a hit television show named after it, ATL is a city on the cutting-edge of American culture. And the city's burger scene is just as exciting. Atlanta's restaurants meld traditional country influences with the best in Southern barbecue and modern flavors to create a burger scene that is all their own. But which restaurants are serving burgers better than the rest? We tapped local Atlanta tastemakers within our network to see the best burger places they’re loving these days. Here’s their list of the must-try spots.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:King + Duke, JCT Kitchen and Bar, Longleaf Restaurant
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American
Neighborhoods:Buckhead, West Midtown, Midtown
Party Size
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Date
Time
7:00 PM

King + Duke

$$$$·American·
Buckhead
3,098 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

Good-time Southern atmosphere is all over the place at Buckhead's King + Duke. This Atlanta favorite gets its name from classic characters in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. There's a large 24-foo...

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JCT Kitchen and Bar

$$$$·American·
West Midtown
5,834 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies

The Westside Market is an Atlanta dining destination, and The JCT Kitchen and Bar is one of the Westside Market's prime spots. It offers “refined comfort food” with plenty of Southern flair. Patrons l...

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Longleaf Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Midtown
1,275 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View

The Longleaf Restaurant boasts one of Atlanta's most incredible views, within the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Stop into the Longleaf for a filling meal after a day exploring the fauna of Georgia and th...

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Scenic View in Atlanta
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Catch 12

$$$$·American·
Downtown
753 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Anniversaries

Twelve Downtown is one of the finest modern hotels in all Atlanta, and inside the hotel reside some the best burgers in Atlanta in the cosmopolitan Room at Twelve restaurant. The Room at Twelve boasts...

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Stockyard Burgers and Bones

$$$$·American·
Vinings
209 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

The Stockyard Burgers and Bones is the place to go for a burger after a visit to the Vinings Walk or the Vinings Forest area of Atlanta. Stockyard offers a sterling menu of creative burgers. Stop by i...

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South City Kitchen Midtown

$$$$·Southern·
Midtown
5,857 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

The South City Kitchen is a centrally located jewel for Atlanta diners. Off of the buzzing Crescent Avenue, the Kitchen features some of the best views in the entirety of Atlanta. There are plenty of ...

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5Church - Midtown

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
2,246 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

The dining at 5Church Atlanta comes close to being a religious experience. Right off of Peachtree Street, 5Church's vibe is hip and modern. Grab a table or saddle up to the elegant bar for a meal or a...

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AG, Modern Bar and Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
629 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date

The AG Modern Bar and Steakhouse is on the second level of the Ritz-Carlton hotel in downtown Atlanta. The restaurant features all the classic steakhouse vibes alongside plenty of Southern charm and c...

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Rowdy Tiger

$$$$·American·
Midtown
423 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch

Found in Midtown Atlanta, Community Smith is an acclaimed contemporary eatery with a relaxed vibe and modern atmosphere. There is a long craft beer list for thirsty diners. The selections include both...

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Murphy's

$$$$·American·
Virginia Highland
3,868 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

In the heart of the Virginia Highland neighborhood, Murphy's Restaurant is a prime spot for excellent Southern cuisine. There's a creative menu of small plates to start a meal. Begin with the charred ...

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Great for Brunch in Atlanta / Georgia
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