Best Burgers in the Bay

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National Burger Day

With the summer quickly approaching, there is truly no better time to venture out and about around the Bay area for a delicious burger! The Tampa area is a foodie haven and whatever your diet may be, burgers are a fan favorite. Check out these delicious burger joints across Tampa and maybe find your new favorite burger place. Also, be sure to celebrate National Burger Day this Tuesday, May 28th!

Oakley’s Grille

Check out Oakley’s Grille off of Bruce B. Downs for some family owned and operated burger fun. Oakley’s has been dishing out delicious food since 2011 and takes pride in their excellent quality and service. Oakley’s serves all natural meats including but not limited to ham, chicken, and black Angus ½ lb. burgers! Be sure to check out Oakley’s on Tuesdays for Cheeseburger Tuesday where diners can receive a ½ lb. black Angus cheeseburger with fries for $7.99!

Trip’s Diner

Aside from the delicious food at Trips, the best part about this hot spot is they have three awesome locations to choose from St. Pete, Seminole, and Tampa! Since its opening in 2012, Trip’s has been serving up a no-frills, neighborhood style menu including all day breakfast! Trip’s is family owned and operated and is the perfect spot to bring the whole family and celebrate burger day! Trips’ offers multiple burger options including the classic Hamburger, the new Impossible Burger the Smoked Burger, Blue Burger, and the Kitchen Sink Burger—yum!

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Burger Culture

Burger Culture began as Tampa’s first burger food truck! Now stationary at Harley-Davidson of Tampa Bay, Burger Culture has raised the bar when it comes to hamburgers! The hot spot has the option to totally customize your burger even down to the protein! Burger Culture offers beef burgers, turkey burgers, bison burgers, veggie burgers, or black bean burgers! Not to mention their long list of specialty burgers such as the Cajun Burger with Cajun mushrooms, smoked gouda, and chipotle sauce!

Danny’s All American Diner & Dairy Bar

Perhaps one of the most sought after burgers in the area, Danny’s is a Tampa area staple! With its special appearance on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, Danny’s has caused tons of chatter surrounding its delicious food including Guy’s Triple D Triple Play! Way before Guy, Danny’s first burger recipe was made in 1850 and is still used in the shop today! The burgers are made in a specific order to ensure maximum texture and taste in each bite! Check it out for yourself!

Chicago’s Best Burgers

Head over to Brandon to enjoy some of Chicago’s finest burgers and all that Chicago style cooking has to offer. Chicago’s offers a variety of specialty burgers such as Chicago’s Best Burger which includes %100 grass-fed beef atop a pretzel bun with pepper jack cheese, bacon, chili peppers, and a fried egg! If that isn’t your type of burger, no worries, there are 12 other specialty burgers to choose from and the option to BYOB—build your own burger!

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Thee Burger Spot

Head out to Thee Burger Spot for %100 fresh meat, handcrafted burgers, and all natural ingredients! Thee Burger Spot just released what they’re calling their most wanted burger: The Donut Burger! The Donut Burger is a quarter lb. of beef with bacon and cheese piled high atop a Krispy Kreme donut! The Burger Place also offers a Taco Burger, The Crazy One, The Creamy One, Pizza Burgers, and so much more. If those gourmet burgers are too much, check out the more classic style burgers further down the menu! There is something for everyone at Thee Burger Spot!

Shula Burger

Owned by NFL legend and Hall of Famer, Don Shula, Shula Burger is the perfect hamburger experience. Shula’s burgers are made from Angus beef, short rib, and brisket for a totally unique take on the classic burger. Check out the Shula Burger which is the classic burger or the French Onion with caramelized onions, double gruyere cheese, garlic mayo, and crushed garlic croutons! There are so many burger options to choose from, head over to Shula’s and try them out!

Isaac’s World Famous Burgers, Wings, and Chili

Head over to Nebraska Ave for Isaac’s World Famous! The eatery claims to serve up the best gourmet burgers in the Bay Area! The hot spot is a casual place with award-winning burgers, wings, chili, and fries. Their beef is always fresh and never frozen served atop delicious, locally baked buns! There are so many unique burger options to choose from such as the Maple Bacon Funnel Cake Burger or the Waffle Burger! Come try something new or come in for a delicious take on the classic burger we all know and love.

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Don’t let National Burger Day pass without sinking your teeth into a delicious patty of some sort! With so many options to choose from across the bay, you truly can’t go wrong. So, pick a spot, bring the family, order a round of burgers, and indulge!

Featured National Burger Day Image Credit: TasteMade

For more delicious fun, check out Best Barbecue Joints in the Bay or Dates for Foodies. 


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