By looking at the number of gourmet Miami burger diners, it’s obvious that locals are quite the fans of the American classic dish. Each of the Miami restaurants has its own secret weapon that keeps customers coming and holds up their address over time. A few of the best Miami burger joints follow:
8oz Burger Bar
The 8oz Burger Bar, owned by chef Govind Armstrong, Joshua Woodward and Eric Fried, offers many delicious brews and beer cocktails but remains all about the food. Their burgers range from boar and bison sliders and you can even build your own Miami burger. Of course, the signature menu item is the 8oz which is made up of sirloin, tri-tip and short rib. For those who do not want burgers, 8oz offers a BBQ Chicken Sandwich, a short-rib grilled cheese, a tuna melt or salad. 8oz Burger Bar is located at 1080 Alton Road. For more information, call 305-397-8246 or visit 8ozburgerbar.com.
Full menu served from 11:30 AM to 5:00 AM everyday of the week
Burger & Beer Joint
This Miami burger spot opened in August of 2009. One of this Miami restaurants attractions is its Custom Burger which you build as you please with a half or whole pound of turkey or American Kobe sealed off with your choice of buns including whole wheat, onion roll, ciabatta or brioche. Enjoy its tasty sides which are served through the late-night hours. Burger & Beer Joint is located at 1766 Bay Road. For more information, call 305-672-3287 or visit burgernbeerjoint.com.
This Miami burger joint stands right across the street from Cheeseburger Baby. Five Guys Burgers are delicious and made with whatever toppings you want at no extra charge. Enjoy peanuts while you wait in line at the red-and-white 50’s style diner. The Miami restaurants fries are cut and cooked fresh daily. Find Five Guys Burgers at 1500 Washington Avenue. For more information, call 305-538-3807 or visit fiveguys.com.
The fact that Cheeseburger Baby is still standing and operating right across from Five Guys is proof that it has the goods to back it up. Cheeseburger Baby can stand on its own with its 100% Certified Angus Beef. You can order a 2.5 ounce Baby Burger or an insanely huge 5lb burger called the Punisher which will run you $50. Cheeseburger Baby is located at 1505 Washington Avenue. For more information, call 305-531-7300 or visit cheeseburgerbaby.net.
El Mago de las Fritas
This was the winner of the Burger Beast’s Frita Crawl. El Mago de las Fritas is a small Cuban Miami burger joint that offers $3 fritas packed with flavor from chorizo-ground beef, sauces and fresh fried julienned potatoes. El Mago de las Fritas is located at 5828 SW 8th street.
North East Miami
Kingdom, located at 6708 Biscayne Blvd, was named best burger at the Burger Beast’s September Burgie Awards. It is one of the few hyped-up places that live up to its name.