The 13 Best Burger Joints In Richmond


1. Burger Bach


10 S Thompson St, Richmond, VA 23221
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Check out The Original at Burger Bach. Grass fed beef burger, uncured bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, organic New Zealand cheddar, dill pickle & original sauce. Classic!

A New Zealand inspired gastro pub bringing you the very best of New Zealand’s livestock & agriculture. Head in and enjoy your “intelligent indulgence.”

2. Roy’s Big Burger


5200 Lakeside Ave, Richmond, VA 23228

Roy’s Big Burger has been a Richmond area tradition for over 50 years. It’s a carryout place with a couple of picnic tables on the side of the restaurant and behind the back parking lot.

3. Carytown Burgers & Fries


3500 1/2 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
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The BOMB at Carytown Burgers & Fries is a monster burger sporting Bacon, Melted Cheddar, Grilled Onions & Shrooms and Chuckie’s Chili. KA-BLAM!!!

Nestled in a historic 1840’s tollhouse just across from the CVS in Carytown. Undisputed champion among burger joints in the River City. Voted #1 for over a decade.

4. Honey Whytes All American Cafe


2116 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223

Honey Whyte’s satisfies even the most discerning lover of meat. Some say it’s the best burger in Richmond. Honey Whyte’s exceeds all hype.

5. The Hill Cafe


2800 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223
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Two great burgers to choose from. The Classic, cooked to your liking with lettuce, tomato and red onion, served on a kaiser roll. And The Hill Burger, made with crisp bacon, caramelized onions and cheddar, served with homemade bbq sauce.

The Hill Café located in Historic Church Hill offers delicious neighborhood “comfort” foods in a cozy setting. Nightly “Blue Plate” specials, a broad selection of wines & beer and friendly service make The Hill Café a great spot to eat, drink and enjoy the neighborly atmosphere.

6. Can Can Brasserie

can can

3120 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
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A favorite in Richmond, the Can Can Brasserie classic cheeseburger served on a brioche bun with frites.

Can Can is a French brasserie and bakery in Cary Court Shopping Center. Situated in the eastern wing of Richmond’s oldest operating shopping center, Can Can was constructed to look and feel as if it has been lifted from the left bank of Paris (circa 1900) and dropped into the heart of Carytown.

7. Station 2

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2016 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223
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Check out the Station 2 December burger of the month! The Mac & Cheese Burger: Your choice of burger topped with house made mac & cheese, grilled tomato, jalapeños, bacon and a baked parmesan crisp.

Station 2 offers gourmet burgers, craft beers, wine, spirits and a relaxed atmosphere. Both the food and drink menus highlight the best of what Virginia has to offer.

8. Star-lite


2600 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
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Star-lite has some great burger choices, like The Western Burger with cheddar, onion rings & Cannons Pig Pain BBQ sauce.

Star-lite is the Fan Favorite, whether its lunch time, brunch time, dinner time or party time. With year round patio dining and a great local crowd, Star-lite is a great place to see and be seen in the Fan!

9. 821 Cafe


825 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220
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People go to 821 Cafespecifically for their vegan burger, pictured above. However, that’s not all they have. Go try the Union Burger loaded with bacon, portabellos and onion rings or the Ultimate 1 lb. Burger, not for the week-stomached.

10. Dot’s Back Inn


4030 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227
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With around 20 different burgers to choose from at Dot’s Back Inn, you have no excuse for not finding the perfect burger to fit your tastes.

Dot started working in the family restaurant in the 1940’s and waited tables for nearly 50 years. Dot’s is dedicated to her and every other waitress who has been the heart, soul, and success of the neighborhood restaurant, but never had the opportunity to own her own.

11. O’Toole’s Restaurant & Pub


4800 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225
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O’Toole’s Restaurant & Pub has some decent burger options, including one that comes on rye bread and one served on an English muffin.

O’Toole’s Restaurant & Pub is Richmond’s oldest and best loved Irish pub! O’Toole’s has been providing great food and great times for over 40 years!

12. Galaxy Diner


3109 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221

Head to Galaxy Diner and try their Smokehouse Burger with cheddar, bacon, bbq sauce, lettuce tomato, mayo and onion.

13. Capital Ale House


623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
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Besides having great burgers, at Capital Ale House, there’s the added bonus of Dollar Burger Nights. From 4pm-close on Mondays, with any drink, you can get a 1/2 lb. Certified Angus Beef burger for only $2.

Capital Ale House is Virginia’s beer authority, welcoming the citizens of the Commonwealth with the best food, most knowledgeable staff and largest selection of craft and imported brews.

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