The Best Burgers in Phoenix

The fast-growing city of Phoenix has one of the more exciting restaurant scenes in America, and the best burgers in Phoenix feature all the flavors that have made the area so invigorating. Melding the styles of the American Southwest with inspirations from the many cultures that have come into Arizona, Phoenix has a host of hearty, creative burgers on its menus. But where are the hungry burger-eaters in the "Valley of the Sun" going to satisfy their cravings? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. We've pored over data from diners from throughout Phoenix to find the tastiest, juiciest burgers to enjoy in the city and its suburbs. These spots are all verified and vetted by the Phoenix burger fanatics who know the city's scene well. Take a look at the list, grab a table, and enjoy a burger!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:The Phoenician Tavern, Mowry & Cotton, Lincoln Steakhouse at JW Marriott Camelback Inn
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American
Neighborhoods:Old Town Scottsdale, Paradise Valley
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

The Phoenician Tavern

$$$$·American·
Old Town Scottsdale
145 reviews
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Great Beer

The Phoenician luxury resort delivers some of the most beautiful views and atmosphere in all Scottsdale. Located right on a celebrated golf course, the Phoenician is a comfortable spot for a drink or ...

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Mowry & Cotton

$$$$·American·
Old Town Scottsdale
634 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion

Mowry & Cotton is another standout restaurant at the Phoenician luxury resort. It offers beautiful views of the resort, next to palm trees and a pool, and with plenty of sunshine. It's an excellent sp...

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Lincoln Steakhouse at JW Marriott Camelback Inn

$$$$·American·
Paradise Valley
497 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

The Camelback Inn is a nearly century-old institution in the middle of Scottsdale. It's been a gathering and relaxing destination for Arizonans and visitors for years, with stunning golf and spa optio...

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American in Scottsdale

Frank & Alberts

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Central Phoenix
1,033 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Business Meals

The Arizona Biltmore resort is one of the more stylish destinations in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. The resort's Frank and Albert's bar and restaurant offers guests and visitors a taste of the Biltmor...

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Great for Brunch in Phoenix

Bourbon Steak Scottsdale

$$$$·American·
North Scottsdale
1,773 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

This luxurious hot spotat the upscale Fairmont hotel in Scottsdale is the brainchild of celebrity chef Michael Mina. Bourbon Steak is an ideal destination for dinner after a round of golf or a rejuven...

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Lon's at The Hermosa

$$$$·American·
Paradise Valley
6,368 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic

The Hermosa Inn is one of the loveliest spots in the Phoenix area. Its restaurant, Lon's, offers a unique and intimate atmosphere. It's a rustic spot with dining by fireplaces and beautiful Arizona vi...

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American in Phoenix / Arizona
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Artizen Crafted American Kitchen and Bar

$$$$·American·
Central Phoenix
276 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine

Artizen is a comfortable spot in the “Camelback Corridor” with extraordinary outdoor dining amid palm trees and cacti. Grab a seat on the patio or in the Southwestern-styled interior for a bite and a ...

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The Normal restaurant

$$$$·American·
Tempe
77 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating

It might say “normal” in the name, but there's nothing run-of-the-mill about The Normal Restaurant. Located near the Arizona State campus in Tempe, the Normal features a creative menu of comfort foods...

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Durant's

$$$$·American·
Downtown Phoenix
4,576 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem

Everything about Durant's is old-school. This is one of Phoenix's classic steakhouses, with leather seats and a red-velvet noir-like ambiance. It's the perfect place for an upscale dinner out. Head in...

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elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

$$$$·American·
Central Scottsdale
4,681 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

Celebrity chef Beau McMillan infuses this resort destination restaurant with a fascinating menu of American favorites with Asian flavors. Get an outdoor table for a great look at the Paradise Valley a...

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Best Ambiance in Phoenix / Arizona
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ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho

$$$$·American·
Central Scottsdale
832 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion

The Hotel Valley Ho is one of the most beautiful resort destinations in all Arizona. This Scottsdale location features fantastic views, pools, and spa experiences alongside superb restaurants. ZuZu is...

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Great for Brunch in Scottsdale

Beckett's Table

$$$$·American·
Central Phoenix
2,993 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

Beckett's Table is one of the most acclaimed restaurants in Phoenix. The creative restaurant features a menu of American favorites with ingredients from local farms. Beckett's Table's wine list is one...

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American in Phoenix / Arizona

Second Story Restaurant & Liquor Bar

$$$$·American·
Old Town Scottsdale
440 reviews

There's a lush and classic atmosphere at the Second Story Restaurant in the Old Town section of Scottsdale. Second Story features a vast whiskey selection and plenty of classic cocktails on the menu. ...

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Southern Rail

$$$$·American·
North Central Phoenix
1,234 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

Southern Rail comes from the Beckett's Table restaurant family. The intriguing menu is full of classic American dishes with Southern cuisine accents. Starters include Southern staples like fried green...

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Outdoor Dining in Phoenix

El Chorro

$$$$·American·
Paradise Valley
5,020 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

El Chorro provides one of the most stunning views of the Paradise Valley. It's a destination spot for weddings and gatherings for Arizonans who come to soak up the view and the hospitality. Head out t...

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Best Ambiance in Phoenix / Arizona
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