From gourmet options from celebrity chef-driven burger joints and national burger chains with locations in Las Vegas, there are so many ways to experience this American food favorite item. Whether you’re driving in or flying through Harry Reid Airport, you know that Vegas has the greatest food around. If you’re looking for the best of the best, more specifically the best burgers on the Las Vegas Strip, look no further. Here are nine burger restaurants that we highly recommend.
Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer
Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer at The Venetian is one of the best places for burgers on the Las Vegas Strip. Here you’ll find unique craft burgers ranging from the exotic to the classic. Pick up a Wagyu Steakhouse Burger with pepper jack cheese, bacon, crispy onions, A1 sauce and roasted garlic mayo. Perhaps, you’d rather have a Smokehouse Turkey Burger with smoked gouda, crispy onions and buttermilk kale coleslaw.
All burgers come with lettuce, tomato, a pickle and french fries, with add-on options if you wish. In addition to quality burgers, salads, chicken sandwiches, craft beer and CrazyShake milkshakes make the menu.
Gordon Ramsay Burger
Gordon Ramsay Burger at Planet Hollywood offers some of the finest gourmet burgers in town. One standout at the Hell’s Kitchen Burger, named for Ramsay’s iconic television program, which comes with asadero cheese, roasted jalapeños and tomatoes, avocado and jalapeño aïoli. The Blue Cheeseburger has blue and manchego cheese, fig jam, arugula, cider vinegar reduction and spicy mayo. If you’re looking for something more traditional, consider the Backyard Burger. The menu also features snacks and sides to go along with your burger, as well as salads, hot dogs and desserts.
Holsteins Shakes and Buns
Located inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Holsteins Shakes and Buns has been a go-to burger joint on the Las Vegas Strip for quite some time. The “Big Buns” section of the menu features the Gold Standard, a dry-aged beef sirloin burger with smoked bacon, aged goat cheddar cheese, tomato confit, baby arugula and garlic-chive aioli and the Billionaire Burger with foie gras, marmalade onions, frisee, arugula and truffle aioli. Besides craft burgers, choose from a selection of boozy milkshakes, such as the Cookies & Cream and Drunken Monkey, to enhance your experience.
New York City’s finest burger spot Shake Shack has many locations in Las Vegas, including the New York-New York on the Las Vegas Strip. Here you’ll find 100% all-natural Angus beef burgers, such as the ShackBurger Cheeseburger topped with lettuce, tomato and ShackSauce. Other options include the SmokeShack Cheeseburger with all-natural applewood smoked bacon, chopped cherry pepper and ShackSauce and the ‘Shroom Burger, which is a favorite among vegetarians. Top off your meal with Shake Shack’s famous frozen custard for dessert.
Chef Bobby Flay offers a unique fast-casual burger experience at Bobby’s Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas. Menu highlights include the Bacon Crunchburger, topped with potato chips and Bobby’s sauce, and the Bobby Blue & Bacon Burger, topped with blue cheese sauce and bacon. There’s also the Bobby’s Veggie Burger for vegans and a Brunch Burger, offered during breakfast time.
Burger Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas features gourmet burger options with a French twist. A favorite is the Champagne Burger, which comes with white cheddar cheese, fried egg, and applewood bacon served with your choice of crispy fries or onion rings. The menu also features plenty of sandwiches, appetizers, salads, shakes and breakfast items.
From Wagyu beef burgers to specialty burgers with lobster, Burger Bar at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place has a huge selection of options for you to have the ultimate burger experience. There are also sandwiches, salads, and appetizers, such as chicken wings with secret sauce and crab cakes, sweet potato fries, homemade fries and zucchini fries.
Over at the Grand Bazaar Shops in front of Bally’s Las Vegas, you’ll find one of the most iconic burger joints on the Las Vegas Strip. Wahlburgers, from the Wahlburg family. This iconic eatery offers signature burgers ranging from The Fiesta, a beef burger with housemade southwestern spice rub, pepper jack cheese, fresh jalapeños, lettuce, smoked pepper salsa, chipotle mayo and pickles to the BBQ Bacon, with white cheddar, bacon, fresh jalapeños, BBQ sauce and avocado spread. Besides burgers, you’ll find plenty of sandwiches, salads, sides, shakes and floats.
Just like Fatburger, Fat Bar’s burgers, whether it’s beef or turkey, come with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, relish, mustard and mayo. No burger here is complete without sides, such as fat or skinny fries, sweet potato fries, chili cheese fries or handmade onion rings. At Fat Bar, you can take your dining experience to another level with a fully stocked bar featuring everything from wine and beer to frozen drinks and signature cocktails.
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How many restaurants are in Las Vegas?
Not into burgers? Don’t worry. Las Vegas has 4,337 different dining choices as if this writing. You will never run out of options when in delicious Las Vegas.
What is the highest-rated burger in the United States?
According to Food Network, the Double Cheese Burger from Au Cheval tops the list. Using three patties, this delicacy includes cheddar, maple-glazed bacon and a homemade dijonnaise. Adventurous diners can add a fried egg to complete the experience.
What was the first burger shop in the United States?
The first burger joint in the U.S. was Louis’s Lunch shop in New Haven, Connecticut. The small lunch wagon debuted in 1895 and began by selling steak sandwiches to factory workers in the area.