After a day of exploring all that Charleston has to offer, you deserve a hearty meal you can really sink your teeth into. These restaurants serve uniquely flavorful burgers with mouth-watering toppings. Try a burger garnished with a Lowcountry twist. We’ve rounded up Charleston’s burger hotspots, including 5Church, Bay Street Biergarten, BLU Restaurant & Bar, Butcher & Bee, Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ, Félix, Fleet Landing, Halls Chophouse, Husk, Little Jack’s Tavern, Oak Steakhouse, Tavern & Table, The Alley, Purlieu and Zero Restaurant + Bar. Where will you dine?
Gorgonzola fondue is the star of 5Church Charleston’s Lamb Burger. Topped off with red onion marmalade and arugula, it’s sure to please your palate.
Bacon with a side of burger is how Bay Street Biergarten likes to serve up their tasty cheeseburgers!
Served between a brioche bun, BLU’s double decker cheeseburger is a feast for the eyes and the stomach.
Simple and satisfying, farm-to-table eatery Butcher & Bee knows how to curb your burger cravings with their classic double cheeseburger, complete with what else than American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles and a brioche bun.
Double short rib – brisket blended patties. Need we say more? This burger is made even more epic with carmelized onion, dijonnaise, raclette and house cut pommes frites.
Enjoy a waterfront view along with Fleet Landing’s Signature Burger topped with pimento cheese, applewood smoked bacon, shredded lettuce, tomato, and crispy onions.
Are you up for a challenge? Sink your teeth into Fiery Ron’s Burger and take on not one, but two patties, sandwiched between American cheese and topped with the classics: tomato, onion, pickle and harissa aioli.
Named a “Must-Eat Burger” by Forbes, Husk’s cheeseburger is James Beard Best Chef Southeast Award Winner Sean Brock’s take on the American staple, house-made buttermilk and benne seed bun and all. Oh, and did we mention the bacon-infused patties?
Favored by locals and visitors alike, the old school inspired Little Jack’s Tavern presents their patties on locally baked sesame seed buns and finishes them off with American cheese and pickled sunchoke relish. Oh, the flavors you’ll savor!
The mouthwatering Oak Burger is a signature blend of certified angus beef New York strip, filet and brisket, topped with grilled onions, tomato, bibb lettuce and fontina cheese, served with a side of hand-cut truffle fries. We’re on our way, Oak Steakhouse!
Purlieu’s P237 Burger (an ode to their downtown address) features pickled lunch box peppers and caramelized shallots layered on two lightly seared beef patties. Topped with American cheese and shredded lettuce, the neighborhood bistro’s burger is sandwiched between a Martin’s Potato Roll and served with a Dijon-tinged sauce.
Enjoy a waterfront view Mount Pleasant’s lively Shem Creek while taking a bite out of the “Double Double.” Insider tip: Add bacon and be generous with the Tavern & Table sauce!
Trade in your morning cereal for the Breakfast Burger at The Alley, served with bacon, gouda cheese, arugula, tomato and an over easy egg.
Make a reservation at Zero Restaurant + Bar and sink your teeth into this decadent burger featuring griddled patties, Kraft Singles fondue and shaved truffles, which change seasonally.
Head to Halls and take a bite out of the juicy Chophouse Prime Burger (parmesan truffle french fries on the side!).