The Best Burgers in Denver

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:the plimoth, Gattara, Greenbriar Inn, The
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Central, Uptown, Boulder
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

the plimoth

$$$$·American·
Central
1,877 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine

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 approachable hot spo...

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Best Overall in Denver / Colorado
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Gattara

$$$$·Italian·
Uptown
77 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 up with friends and fa...

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Greenbriar Inn, The

$$$$·American·
Boulder
2,774 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 the mood for beef or...

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Best Ambiance in Boulder Area

TAG / Burger and Bar at Madison Street

$$$$·Burgers·
Cherry Creek
410 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 beef to bison and sal...

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Tstreet Roadhouse

$$$$·American·
Lakewood
817 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date

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 American fare, this is th...

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Roadhouse Boulder Depot

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boulder
621 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups

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 Boulder, at the Roadhouse ...

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Good for Groups in Boulder Area

Famous Dave's - Denver

$$$$·American·
Stapleton
18 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-themed space, this barbec...

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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 the best burger in De...

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Earls Kitchen + Bar - Downtown Denver

$$$$·American·
Downtown / LoDo
1,023 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Special Occasion

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 late 2014. Featuring s...

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ELWAY'S Downtown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
3,653 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic

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 Burger during dinner servi...

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Steakhouse in Denver
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