Orlando’s Best Burgers

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We Americans eat 50 billion burgers a year, three burgers a week for every single person in the country. To celebrate this mainstay and to give a node to National Burger Month Day this month, we recommend scarfing down one or all of our picks for Orlando’s best burgers.

The Artisan’s Burger
Where: Artisan’s Table (22 E Pine St, Orlando; artisanstableorlando.com)
When: Lunch and dinner
This scrumptious sandwich is made with ground short rib and brisket and then topped with bacon marmalade, tomato, house made dill pickle relish, yellow mustard and your choice of cheddar, gorgonzola, pepper jack or gruyere cheese.

burger at Artisan's table

The Artisan’s Burger

The “55” Burger
Where: The Rusty Spoon (55 W Church St, Orland0; therustyspoon.com)
When: Lunch and dinner
Chef Kathleen Blake stuffs a ½ pound of grass-fed beef with bacon and gruyere, then smothers it with sauteed onions and dresses it with house-made aioli and pickles.

55 Burger

The “55” Burger

Daily Grind Burger
Where: K Restaurant & Wine Bar (1710 Edgewater Dr, Orlando; krestaurant.net)
When: Lunch
Made with house-ground brisket and topped with cheddar, lettuce, tomato and bacon, these bodacious burgers are priced at just $5 every Wednesday for lunch.

burger

Daily Grind Burger

Super Cheeseburger
Where: Kappy’s (501 N Orlando Ave, Maitland)
When: Lunch and dinner
This diner, converted from a bygone gas station, has been run by the same family for over 38 years. Their Super Cheeseburger (a.k.a. Fresh from Florida Burger) is made with local, grass-fed beef and is served with your choice of fixns’ on a melt-in-your-mouth bun.

Kappy's burger

Super Cheeseburger

The Sunday Morning Burger
Where: TR Fire Grill (7015 S Semoran Blvd, Orlando; trfiregrill.com)
When: Sundays from 10am – 2pm
This breakfast meets lunch gem is topped with an over easy fried egg (from Lake Meadow Naturals), white American cheese, hash browns, tomato jam and lettuce, and comes with a side of house made pickles.

TR Fire Grill breakfast burger

The Sunday Morning Burger

The Pimento Cheese Burger
Where: Highball & Harvest (The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, 4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando)
When: Lunch and dinner
Made with double short-rib patties, this delectable offering is topped with bacon, pimento cheese and spicy, house-made pickles.

The Pimento Cheese Burger

The Pimento Cheese Burger

The Creekstone All Natural Burger
Where: Hamilton’s Kitchen at The Alfond Inn (300 E New England Ave, Winter Park; thealfondinn.com)
When: Lunch
Chef Marc Kusche places a beef patty inside a roll from Olde Hearth Bread Company then slathers it in roasted garlic aioli and aged white cheddar.

The Creekstone All Natural Burger

The Creekstone All Natural Burger

Veggie Burger
Where: Hillstone (215 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park; hillstone.com)
When: Lunch and dinner
While the beef burger at Hillstone is outstanding, vegetarians love the House-Made Veggie Burger packed with greens and covered in a sweet soy glaze and melted jack cheese.

Hillstone's Veggie Burger

Hillstone’s Veggie Burger

Tempeh Burger
Where: Dally in the Alley (110 Artisan Alley, DeLand; dallyinthealleybistro.com)
When: Lunch
Vegans adore this yummy burger made with brown rice, carrots, celery onion, avocado, garden greens, pickled shallots then covered in a roasted red pepper spread and served on a ciabatta roll.

dally in the alley burger

Tempeh Burger

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