You have to try the Street Burger with its cheddar cheese, pineapple, cilantro aioli and pink sauce. Burger Culture, 6920 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.

Tampa’s Best Burgers

June 19, 2017 | Tampa Magazine | Food

Nothing quite says summer like a burger and cold drink. From the classic hamburger to mac and cheese buns and any number of outrageous toppings, Tampa Bay grillsmiths are whipping up burgers that honor both tradition and innovation. Here are 25 of our favorites.

Beach Bar and Restaurant
7700 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway

Doughnut Burger
Beignet-style bun, American cheese, applewood smoked bacon and caramel sauce

Engine No. 9
56 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N.
St. Petersburg

The Demi-God
Sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions, horseradish mayo

Ella’s Americana Folk Art Café
5119 N. Nebraska Ave.

The Good Burger
Housemade veggie patty, avocado relish, crispy onion strings

Yeoman’s Cask & Lion
202 N. Morgan St.

The King’s Burger
Cheddar cheese, applewood smoked bacon, European pretzel bun

Locations in Carrollwood, Wesley Chapel, Brandon, South Tampa and St. Pete

Build-Your-Own Burger Monger
Fresh mozzarella, Monger Sauce, grilled onions

Goody Goody
1601 W. Swann Ave.

Royale with Cheese
Fried egg, onion, cheddar, Monterey Jack, mushrooms, barbecue bacon, lettuce and tomato

BrewTown Burgers
19255 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.

The BrewTown Burger
Guinness infusion, Swiss cheese, horseradish mayo

2616 S. MacDill Ave.

Cheesy Todd
100% fresh ground chuck, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle served on two bacon-jalapeño mac and cheese “buns”

Daily Eats

901 S. Howard Ave.

Bison Burger
Bison, the works, Daily Eats special sauce

The Anchor Bar
514 N. Franklin St.
304 E. Davis Blvd.

Anchor Burger
Angus beef, honey buffalo sauce, grilled bun

Tampa Bay Brewing Company
1600 E. 8th Ave.

The Bomb
Hickory bacon, tobacco onion strings, wrapped in pizza dough

Burger 21
Locations in Carrollwood, New Tampa and Westchase

Tex-Mex Haystack
Applewood smoked bacon, Gouda cheese, guacamole

The Refinery
5137 N. Florida Ave.

House Burger
Tomato jam, white cheddar, garlic aioli

Duffy’s Sports Grill
1580 N. Dale Mabry Highway

Bacon Mushroom Cheeseburger
1/2 pound cheeseburger with onions, pickles, sautéed mushrooms, pepper-crusted bacon, tomato and lettuce

Square 1 Burgers
Locations in Brandon, St. Pete and South Tampa

Toga Party
Feta cheese, sun-dried tomato mayo, basil

Hamburger Mary’s
1600 E. 7th Ave.

“Queen” Mary
Jack and cheddar cheeses, bacon, grilled onions

Craft Street Kitchen & Drinks
3153 Curlew Road

Shorty’s Rebel Burger
Braised short rib, fried onion ring, garlic aioli

The Chattaway
358 22nd Ave. S.
St. Petersburg

Original Cheese Chattaburger
Handmade burger, the works, relish

James Joyce Irish Pub
1724 E. 8th Ave.

Jameson BBQ Burger
Pepper jack cheese, jalapeño candied bacon, Jameson barbecue sauce

El Cap
3500 4th St. N.
St. Petersburg

The Daily Double
Two hamburgers, add cheddar and the works

Hula Bay Club
5210 W. Tyson Ave.

Hula Bay Burger
Garlic teriyaki burger, honey Dijon sauce, grilled pineapple

Del Frisco’s Grille
4138 W. Boy Scout Blvd.

Grille Prime Cheeseburger
Blended brisket, short rib and chuck, double stacked patties, sloppy sauce


Burger Fi
714 S. Howard Ave.

The CEO Burger
Double wagyu and brisket blend burger, homemade candied bacon-tomato jam, truffle aioli, aged Swiss cheese

Café Dufrain
707 Harbour Post Dr.

Dufrain Burger
Two steak patties topped with mixed greens, red onion, tomato, provolone, uncured double smoked maple bacon jam and a fried egg on a potato roll, with hand-cut fries and Café Dufrain’s burger sauce

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