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The Best Burgers in Denver

The OpenTable Team

Denver’s culinary scene is a melting pot of various cultures. As immigrants made their way here to take advantage of the Gold Rush, their cuisines inspired the city’s now-booming restaurant industry. From vintage diners to upscale eateries, the best burger in Denver is never far away. After all, Denver was once a major trading center for beef and livestock. Whether diners are visiting a late-night kitchen or an underground, trendy bar, Denver is proud of all its burger spots. So, where should you head when wanting something to eat? We’ve dug through our data and found the local tastemakers of the Mile High City, the people who always know where the best bites in town are. Here are their picks for the top burger spots in Denver.

Restaurants:the plimoth, Gattara at Warwick Denver Hotel, Greenbriar Inn, The
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Central, Uptown, Boulder
For 2 people on Tue, 11/19
Party Size
For 2
Date
Tue, 11/19
Time
7:00 PM

the plimoth

$$$$·American·
Central
1,428 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
This local eatery is known for its New American menu and warm, rustic decor. From the large exposed brick wall to the reclaimed wood tables, The Plimoth is an eclectic, yet highly Read more
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Denver / Colorado

Gattara at Warwick Denver Hotel

$$$$·Italian·
Uptown
8 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Authentic
  • Business Meals
Being a rather romantic destination, Randolph’s is perfect for that extra special occasion. However, when their outdoor seating area is open, it’s also the perfect place to meet upRead more

Greenbriar Inn, The

$$$$·American·
Boulder
2,413 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
For those looking for the best burger in Denver, this is the place to be. This refined eatery offers a garden setting and classic American-European interior. Whether diners are in Read more
92% recommended
Best Ambiance in Boulder Area

TAG / Burger and Bar at Madison Street

$$$$·Burgers·
Cherry Creek
413 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Kid-friendly
For those on the hunt for a wide selection of burgers, TAG at Madison Street is the place-to-be. With over a dozen unique burgers to choose from, diners can enjoy everything from bRead more
92% recommended
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Tstreet Roadhouse

$$$$·Burgers·
Lakewood
636 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
As soon as diners walk into Tstreet Roadhouse, they often notice the establishment’s chic mid-century interior. Known for their creative menus, featuring unique cocktails and AmeriRead more
96% recommended

Roadhouse Boulder Depot

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boulder
383 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
The perfect example of industrial meets rustic, this swanky hangout is where the locals often gather. Celebrating the history of railroads and the development of the City of BouldeRead more
Kid Friendly in Boulder Area

Famous Dave's - Denver

$$$$·American·
Stapleton
12 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
Famous Dave’s may be known for their wood-smoked meats and side dishes, but their burgers are also the talk of the town. In addition to offering diners a unique American West-themeRead more
90% recommended

Twin Peaks - Arapahoe

$$$$·Sports Bar·
Centennial
5 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
Located in the Denver suburbs, Twin Peaks is all about experiencing the “Lodge Mentality.” They're all about that cabin-in-the-mountains experience, giving off a truly lumberjack vRead more
86% recommended
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Burger Theory - Holiday Inn Denver Tech Center

$$$$·Burgers·
Tech Center / Greenwood Village
10 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
At Burger Theory, they’re all about the custom burgers and local craft beers. With more than 4,000 possible combinations based on nearly 30 available toppings, it’s easy to craft tRead more

Meadowlark Kitchen

$$$$·American·
River North (Denver)
246 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Fun
It’s all about the burgers and batched cocktails at Meadowlark Kitchen, as diners relax in this restaurant’s rustic setting. Located in the heart of the River North Arts District oRead more
92% recommended
Late Night Find in Denver

Jack's Uptown Grille

$$$$·American·
Uptown
101 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
This classy, yet casual neighborhood spot centers on American classics, with a core focus on burgers. The funky interior is bright and welcoming, making it the perfect place to unwRead more
Outdoor Dining in Denver / Colorado
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Earls Kitchen + Bar - Downtown Denver

$$$$·Global, International·
Downtown / LoDo
847 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Great for Lunch
This upscale chain has created a real name for itself serving up gourmet burgers and drinks. Earls Kitchen + Bar Glenarm is located in downtown Denver and was fully renovated in laRead more
87% recommended

Sloan's Lake Tap and Burger

$$$$·American·
Highlands
4 reviews
At Sloan’s Lake Tap & Burger, guests will immediately notice the many flat-screen TVs and vast local beer selection. Known as a community eatery and tavern, they serve delicious buRead more
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ELWAY'S Downtown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
3,400 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Owned by the former quarterback, Elway’s Downtown is a steakhouse that serves upscale cuts and many other high-quality dishes. Although diners can order their flagship Smash BurgerRead more
86% recommended

Su Taco

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Downtown / LoDo
540 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
This trendy eatery is known for their gourmet burgers and other rustic delights, as well as their beloved rooftop patio. With vegetarian dishes available, there’s something for eveRead more
92% recommended
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MTN Prime

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Idaho Springs
129 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Although MTN Prime is known for their steaks and cocktails, their burgers are a close second. Using only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, this stylish restaurant has it aRead more
86% recommended
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Cherry Cricket

$$$$·Burgers·
Cherry Creek
The menu at The Cherry Cricket is somewhat of a burger lover's dream. Starting with “Step 1: pick a main feature,” diners can choose from a selection of patties, including a half-pRead more
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Highland Tap & Burger

$$$$·American·
Highlands
Funky and lively, this bar and grill showcases the best burgers around, paired with one of many local microbrews. A truly “Colorado-born” business, Highland Tap & Burger celebratesRead more
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Park Burger

$$$$·Burgers·
River North (Denver)
When diners are on the hunt for a unique, social experience, Park Burger is the place to be. This hopping, lively neighborhood joint specializes in craft booze and creative burgersRead more
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My Brothers Bar

$$$$·Grill·
Downtown / LoDo
When diners are in the mood for a laid-back experience, My Brother’s Bar is the place to come. As the oldest bar in Denver, it’s also a hot spot for history buffs and beer lovers. Read more
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