The Best Burgers in Brooklyn: 6 Brilliant Spots
No matter why you decide to visit Brooklyn, at some point you have to eat. These 6 Brooklyn restaurants serve burgers that you'll never forget.
Even in Brooklyn, you need a place to eat. Everyone loves a good burger. However, not all burgers are equal. Some burgers provide mouthwatering goodness that puts them on a higher scale than others. Because of this, there are burger joints in Brooklyn that deserve special consideration and attention. These restaurants will leave you with a hunger for more. You'll rave about the dance of your taste buds after you've eaten at one or all of the following places. Beware, one burger is not enough. After you have sunk your teeth in for the first time, you will long to do it over and over again.
6. Ox Cart Tavern
Address: 583 Argyle Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11230
Phone: (718) 284-0005
The Ox Cart Tavern has an entire burger board! It doesn't matter if you want turkey or veggie or normal burgers, they have it. The classic "ox" burger comes with a thick, juicy, meaty patty on a bun and you can request and add what you want on it. They have the best burgers because not only are they mouthwatering, but a choice can be found for anyone.
5. Sea Witch Tavern
Address: 703 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: (347) 227-7166
The meat contained on the burger at the Sea Witch Tavern is a blend of short rib, brisket, and chuck. Even though the patty seems thin, the three different types of meat are high enough in fat that the burger literally explodes with flavor. Classic toppings (American cheese, iceberg lettuce, tomato, and onion) that are added create the ideal backyard BBQ burger. It's also extremely affordable, so you can savor its taste even if you live on a budget. This is definitely one of the best burgers in Brooklyn, proving that sometimes even classic can be truly exceptional.
4. Brooklyn Beet Company
Address: 7205 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
Phone: (347) 492-0020
When a chef decides to mess with perfection, sometimes the results can be positively delicious. That is what happened when the chef of the Brooklyn Beet Company decided to put his own spin on the traditional hamburger. He turned the traditional burger into a nontraditional slice of heaven. A juicy patty is swaddled inside langos. Then a layer of Emmentaler cheese, beer mustard, tart pickles, and thick slices of bacon are all stuffed inside as well. For those of you who don't know, langos is a fried Hungarian flatbread. After adding some of the restaurant's amazing beet ketchup, you can dig into this burger that is more similar to being called the best hot pocket in the entire world.
Address: 80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: (718) 460-8004
Even though their are no special adornments added to the burger, it's still one of the best in Brooklyn. The burger contains a beef patty topped with caramelized onions served on a simple roll. Even though it doesn't sound like much, when you bite into it you'll realize how much more it really is. It tastes like a lot more than you see, and leaves you savoring each and every bite that comes your way. The patty is beefier than normal burgers, and the onions are the sweetest and richest you've ever had on a burger. The roll is light and even though it doesn't sound like a lot, it's plenty to keep you satisfied and coming back for more.
2. Thistle Hill
Address: 441 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: (347) 599-1262
Thistle Hill offers an organic burger served on a delightful potato roll. The beef patty is grass-fed and completely organic and is cooked exactly how the customer orders it. Don't let the word organic scare you, it's amazing even if you decide not to add a layer of cheese or strips of the crispiest bacon you've ever tasted. Lettuce, tomato, and sour pickles are served with your sandwich, along with scrumptious mouth-watering salt and pepper fries. You'll leave with a full belly and a hunger to return.
1. River Styx
Address: 21 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Phone: (718) 383-8833
River Styx has taken the classic burger and provided a delectable twist. A medium-rare patty is placed on a sesame seed bun that does an excellent job of soaking up the juices. A slice of cheddar cheese is melted onto the patty, and their secret sauce is added. Their secret sauce contains all of the normal burger ingredients (lettuce, tomato, pickles, mayo, etc). As weird as it sounds, it all comes together to provide a delicious taste that will have your mouth watering and begging for just one more bite.
Everyone needs to eat. The next time you are in Brooklyn, check out one of these restaurants. Your taste-buds will thank you as you savor the taste of an exceptional burger.
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