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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!

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12 Restaurants
Updated February 26, 2020
Restaurants:The Phoenician Tavern, Mowry & Cotton, Lincoln Steakhouse at JW Marriott Camelback Inn
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, Unspecified
Neighborhoods:Old Town Scottsdale, Paradise Valley
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The Phoenician Tavern

$$$$
American
Old Town Scottsdale
4.3
182 reviews
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 a meal with friends. Visitors can hang out and dine amid palm trees and chip shots. The Phoenician Tavern "crafted burgers" menu contains some of the best burgers in Phoenix. Visitors can choose from the classic tavern burger with cheddar and smoked mayo. There are also favorites like the smokehouse burger with prime beef and smoked gouda. Head in on Saturday nights for a burger and the music of dueling pianos at the Tavern.

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Mowry & Cotton

$$$$
Unspecified
Old Town Scottsdale
4.5
817 reviews
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 spot for outdoor dining or an indoor sit-down in a lush, comfortable atmosphere. Grab one of the Mowry's Big Burgers for a meal. This menu standout offers specialized MC sauce and aged cheddar on a brioche bun. Diners can also grab an "impossible burger" with pepper jack cheese and roasted peppers on a wheat bun.

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A photo of Lincoln Steakhouse at JW Marriott Camelback Inn restaurant

Lincoln Steakhouse at JW Marriott Camelback Inn

$$$$
American
Paradise Valley
4.5
721 reviews
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 options. The food options are just as prime. The Lincoln Steakhouse and Bar 1936 is a classic Arizonan steakhouse with a great view of the resort. Grab one of the 1936's cocktails or a draft beer and dine on the Lincoln burger. This meal is considered one of the best burgers in Phoenix. It boasts Arizona-raised Jojoba beef, local cheddar, and bourbon bacon jam.

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McArthur’s

$$$$
Unspecified
Biltmore
4.4
1213 reviews
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 Biltmore's ambiance and luxury. Start the meal with an appetizer of grilled chicken wings or "grilled and chilled" shrimp for the table. The Biltmore's cheeseburger is also a menu highlight. This hearty burger features wood-smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, and house pickles. Frank & Albert's special sauce completes the burger.

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Bourbon Steak Scottsdale

$$$$
Unspecified
North Scottsdale
4.6
2081 reviews
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 rejuvenating spa day. Cocktails are one of the standouts on the drink menus. Bourbon Steak offers hand-squeezed citrus dishes, small-batch cordials, and house-made syrups and bitters. Try the Bourbon's traditional Manhattan or Sazerac cocktails along with the Bourbon Steak wagyu burger. This hearty meal is one of the best burgers in Phoenix. It features an over-easy egg, garlic aioli, and aged cheddar cheese.

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Lon's at The Hermosa

$$$$
American
Paradise Valley
4.8
7344 reviews
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 views alongside a menu of classic dishes. Start with some of Lon's Pacific oysters or the wagyu beef tartare. For burgers, try the local Wagyu beef burger with gouda and Blackstone dressing or the local lamb burger with feta and goat cheese dressing.

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elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

$$$$
Unspecified
Central Scottsdale
4.8
5399 reviews
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 along with a hearty meal. Burger lovers should stop in at lunchtime. Diners can order the restaurant's turkey burger with Pepper Jack cheese on a pretzel bun. There is also a black truffle jade burger with American cheese and Tillamook cheddar.

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ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho

$$$$
American
Central Scottsdale
4.7
1129 reviews
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 one of the Hotel Valley Ho's standouts. This colorful neighborhood eatery is a comfortable spot for lunch or dinner with a menu of American favorites. The extensive burger selection includes the famous Zuzu burger with bacon and blue cheese. There is also a Korean BBQ burger with Fresno chilies and pork belly. For a bigger meal, go for the hangover burger. This big dish is one of the best burgers in Phoenix, especially after a long night out. The hangover burger boats an onion ring, runny egg, and fried tortilla strips.

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Beckett's Table

$$$$
American
Central Phoenix
4.7
3177 reviews
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 of the best in Arizona, with a massive list of choices from around the world. The restaurant also grinds its own beef on a daily basis for its cheeseburger. The flattop-seared burger boasts bacon and house-made mustard and pickles on a buttermilk bun.

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Second Story Restaurant & Liquor Bar

$$$$
American
Old Town Scottsdale
4.7
529 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. There is an old-school vibe and atmosphere throughout the restaurant. Second Story is also one of the first-rate burger spots in all Arizona. Stop in during the happy hour or late night hours to get the Perfect Burger. The Perfect Burger is in discussion for the best burgers in Phoenix. This meal features a brisket, chuck, and short rib patty with government cheese and sunchoke aioli.

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Southern Rail

$$$$
American
North Central Phoenix
4.5
1478 reviews
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 tomatoes and fried okra. There is also with collard greens and creamy grits. Head in during the afternoons for the Southern Rail "Social Hour" and try one of the restaurant's cheeseburgers. The regular cheeseburger features meat ground daily and comes on a house-made sesame bun. There's also the Muffuletta burger with cured meats and provolone cheese.

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El Chorro

$$$$
American
Paradise Valley
4.7
5607 reviews
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 to El Chorro during the happy hour for drink specials and a plate of their El Chorro sliders. These mini-burgers come with wagyu beef, Havarti cheese, and candied bacon.

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