Elsa’s On the Park – Surprisingly Epic Burgers

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Many of our foodie friends swear by the burgers at Elsa’s on the Park, however, it just never struck me as a burger place. With persistence, I was recently persuaded to go and try the burgers, and I must say they were right – Elsa’s burgers are pretty legit, deserving of a spot on the … Read more Elsa’s On the Park – Surprisingly Epic Burgers

Kopp’s Frozen Custard & Jumbo Burgers

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You can’t really say you’ve been to Milwaukee if you haven’t had frozen custard – and one of the best places in the city to get it is Kopp’s Frozen Custard and Jumbo Burgers Restaurants. This is a staple in Milwaukee’s Restaurant scene, and it is somewhere we direct every visitor to.  If in doubt, … Read more Kopp’s Frozen Custard & Jumbo Burgers

Night Owl Ice Cream Parlor and Sandwich Shop

Nite Owl Drive in - Best Burgers in Milwaukee

The Night Owl has been around for around seventy years. It was once a drive-in restaurant, and although that no longer is the case, they still serve up some fantastic burgers and milkshakes, and the restaurant’s decor still has the vibe of a bygone era. The restaurant is seasonal, typically opening sometime in spring and … Read more Night Owl Ice Cream Parlor and Sandwich Shop

Local’s Favorite: Sobelman’s for Burgers & Bloody Marys

Bloody Mary at Sobelman's famous for crazy garnishes like cheeseburgers

Dave and Melanie Sobelman founded the original location in 1999 in a historic Schlitz tavern in what was otherwise an industrial part of town. The fantastic burgers led to the restaurant gaining a cult-like following. After opening two more locations, the restaurant shows little sign of slowing down. The Neighborhood There are three Sobelman’s locations, … Read more Local’s Favorite: Sobelman’s for Burgers & Bloody Marys

Culver’s Frozen Custard & Butterburgers

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The first Culver’s opened in 1984 in Sauk City, WI, and just a few years later was so popular that it became a popular franchise throughout Wisconsin. Presently there are around 670 locations throughout the country, making the franchise restaurants one of the most popular purveyors of two cherished Wisconsin foods in the United States, … Read more Culver’s Frozen Custard & Butterburgers

Top Rated Burgers: AJ Bombers

AJ Bombers is the go-to burger joint on Water Street, a popular destination for nightlife. The restaurant has been serving up burgers for over a decade and once even won a television contest for the best burger in Milwaukee. AJ Bombers has a ton of character, from shelled peanuts everywhere to customers signing the walls, … Read more Top Rated Burgers: AJ Bombers

Oscar’s on Pierce – Pub & Grill

Oscar's on Pierce Burger & Beer

Oscar, from Mexico, and his wife Elisabeth, a native of Austria, opened Oscar’s Pub & Grill back in 2011. The restaurant quickly transformed from a neighborhood favorite for drinks and food to an establishment known throughout the city for serving some of the best burgers in town. With a parking lot and a fantastic patio, Oscar’s … Read more Oscar’s on Pierce – Pub & Grill

Stack’D Burger Bar Milwaukee

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For over a decade, Stack’D has been a locally owned restaurant with a serious commitment to serving freshly sourced local ingredients. They also were one of the first burger places in the city with extensive ingredient offerings premised around the ability to build your own burger, which quickly set them apart from the competition and … Read more Stack’D Burger Bar Milwaukee

12 Best Burgers in Milwaukee | Your Local Foodie Guide 2022

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The standard Milwaukee burger isn’t just cheese, pickles, and ketchup. There are a ton of restaurants serving up their versions of the “Best Milwaukee Burger.” So, where is the best burger in Milwaukee? That’s a tough one to answer as there is no shortage of tasty burgers in Milwaukee. We’ve narrowed down the list to … Read more 12 Best Burgers in Milwaukee | Your Local Foodie Guide 2022