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There’s nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a giant, juicy burger. Whether you prefer one slathered with barbecue sauce topped with onion rings or a veggie burger complete with a fresh tomato and lettuce, there’s a burger out there that’s perfect for you. With Charleston’s twist of southern charm, this city is home to some of the most unique and best burgers. . . EVER!
1.Sesame Burgers & Beer
With locations in Mount Pleasant, West Ashley and North Charleston, some of the best burgers in town are right around the corner. With an easy build-your-own-burger menu complete with dozens of sides, Sesame Burgers broad menu allows you to sculpt the perfect meal. If you’re feeling daring, try the Diablo topped with a sweet chili glaze, tequila pickled pineapple, hot sauce, and ghost pepper jack cheese.
What better way to recover from a lazy day out in the sun on Sullivan’s Island than at Poe’s Tavern. You can always count on this quaint restaurant with a menu and decor devoted to the famous author Edgar Allan Poe to be thriving with tourists and locals. Try Poe’s Famous Veggie Burger with black beans, red peppers, and onions.
3.Little Jack’s Tavern
Winner of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s Burger Bash in 2017, this old school inspired joint has some top-notch burgers. Expand your palate with Little Jack’s shrimp burger paired with one of their signature cocktails and well-rounded wine list.
4.Rutledge Cab Co.
Home to Charleston’s only indoor charcoal grill, Rutledge Cab Co. has loads to offer including all-day breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late night. Complete with a rustic atmosphere since being transformed from a former convenience store/gas station, you don’t want to miss dining here. Their extensive list of burgers including the house favorite French Onion Burger and Red-EYe Burger are simply to die for.
5.39 Rue de Jean
This classic French restaurant offers the best Brasserie cuisine in Charleston. Nestled into one of the side streets off of a bustling King Street, take in the authentic French cafe remodeled from a brick warehouse. Try the Brasserie Burger, a 10-ounce beef burger served with their famous pommes frites.
Inspired by the culture and lifestyle of Charleston, this upscale bar is the best place to grab a burger and a craft beer. Bohemian Bull is a large advocator for local and fresh products, therefore their hand-spanked burgers are ground in-house with a blend of brisket and chuck served on locally made buns. Join them on Wednesday nights for the $3 build your own burger.
7.Charleston Beer Works
Come watch the big game while enjoying some great food at Beer Works on King street. With 40 beers on tap and widescreen televisions covering the two-story sports bar, this is the perfect all American restaurant. Try their southern inspired burger the Palmetto, topped with green tomato and bacon tapenade, pimento cheese, and arugula or the Mac Daddy, a burger piled high with creamy mac n cheese.
First opened as a snowball shop under Harold Jacobs, these reimagined corner store and cafe is complete with its own rooftop garden. With its fresh veggie-based menu, Harold’s Cabin is also known for its tasty bison burger smothered in smoky steak sauce. Save room for dessert with its daily cakes and pies.
9.Fiery Rons Home Team BBQ
If there’s one thing the south is known for it’s their barbecue. Home Team BBQ incorporates its smoky, savory barbecue into almost every item on their menu from barbecue nachos to a barbecue caesar salad. Get any kind combination of pulled pork, brisket, smoked turkey and more at this trendy, renovated mid-1900’s gas station.
10.Big Billys Burger Joint
Just from the name, you know this place has amazing burgers. They freshly grind a special blend of beef in their kitchen daily including turkey, bison, wild boar, and venison. Their list of out of this world milkshakes including the Thin Mint Mania and Banana Splat are a must have to wash down your burger. Join them for half price burger night every Thursday from 4 PM – 9 PM.
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