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 on May 28th!
Ever wondered what a burger wrapped in pizza dough would taste like? Head to Tampa Bay Brewing Company and you’ll be able to. Their Bomb Burger includes bacon, cheddar, and fried onion straws and is wrapped in pizza dough with a side of horseradish sauce made with their Florida Blonde Ale. Their menu also includes the Badass Burger (a two-patty burger), Brewhouse Burger, and Tatanka Burger, which is made with Bison. Be sure to wash down your meal with a freshly-brewed Reef Donkey American Pale Ale or an Old Elephant Foot IPA. TBBC has locations in Ybor and Westchase.
Datz is known for their unique food concoctions and their burgers are no exception. The Cheesy Todd, which has been featured on Good Morning America, consists of two grass-fed beef patties, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle. What sets this cheesy masterpiece aside is how it’s served – between two bacon-jalapeno mac and cheese buns! The Tampa Burger is a fun twist on the Cuban sandwich were pulled pork, ham, Swiss cheese, and pickles are served on a Challah bun. Other varieties include burgers made with salmon or pastrami. Datz has two locations – one in Tampa and one in St. Pete.
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!
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!
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!
Named in honor of the late 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!
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.
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!