Best Burgers in Charleston, SC

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Little Jack's Tavern Burger

Attention hamburger lovers! If you’ve ever struggled trying to narrow down the best patties near you, worry no longer.

We’ve complied a list of the best local burger spots in Charleston, SC and surrounding areas based on our personal experience and top online reviews. To see what people are saying about each of our picks, click on the words “Yelp”, “Google”, and “TripAdvisor” to go through restaurant reviews. Also, check out menu options by selecting the “menu” link under each listing.

Restaurants are listed alphabetically.


Butcher & Bee

1085 Morrison Drive Charleston, South Carolina 29403

Butcher & Bee boasts its “wholesome flavor” from the use of its sustainable meats and natural ingredients to add enhanced goodness to its farm fresh burgers. The “special sauce” on the
double cheeseburger never disappoints!

Look to Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google to read over each pleased Cheeseburger and Veggie Burger review!

To-Go | Patio Reservations | DoorDash Delivery | Menu

A Butcher & Bee Double Cheeseburger
Butcher & Bee’s Double Cheeseburger

Chuck & Patty’s

1503 King St Charleston, South Carolina 29403

Chuck & Patty’s is within an upscale food court called Workshop that features rotating chefs experimenting with different cuisine ideas. This kitchen takes 90’s inspired burgers and kicks them up a notch to bring an abundance of flavor and a truly unforgettable taste. To top off these delicious burgers, Chuck & Patty’s seasoned fries are notably a customer favorite.

On Yelp and Google, people rave over the Kelly Kapowski Burger, a perfectly cooked beef burger topped with Applewood smoked bacon, blue cheese spread, and jalapeƱo on a sesame seed bun.

Patio Dining | Takeout | UberEats Delivery | Menu

A Chuck & Patty's Hamburger
One-of-a-kind Chuck & Patty’s Hamburger

Edmund’s Oast

1081 Morrison Dr Charleston, South Carolina 29403

Edmund’s Oast serves contemporary-styled burgers that focus on authenticity and quality. The variety of beers and meaty burger plates are something worth tasting according to reviewers on Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google!

Outdoor Dining | Curbside To-Go | Order Online | GrubHub Delivery | UberEats Delivery | Menu

Edmund's Oast Burger
Edmund’s Oast Burger

Little Jack’s Tavern

710 King St Charleston, South Carolina 29403

Little Jack’s Tavern packs together rich ingredients, addicting tastes, and a kick of flavor into each of its burgers. The fun Southern atmosphere, friendly service, and juicy burgers on toasted buns won’t disappoint.

It’s hard to beat Little Jack’s burger reputation, just ask reviewers on Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google!

Dine-In & Covered Patio Seating |GrubHub Delivery | Menu

Little Jack's Double Tavern Burger
Little Jack’s Double Tavern Burger

Mercantile and Mash

701 E Bay St Charleston, South Carolina 29403

Placed in the old factory, Mercantile and Mash resurrected and completely redesigned the building space to give diners a retro and modern vibe for their eating environment! Though they do not have a large selection of burgers, their Mash Burger in particular is topped and dressed just right, leaving takers wanting more.

Consumers on Yelp, Google, and TripAdvisor mention their love for Mercantile & Mash’s gourmet items and use of local products.

Dine-In and Patio Seating | ChowNow Order Online | Menu

Mercantile Mash Burger
Mercantile Mash Burger

Rutledge Cab Company

1300 Rutledge Ave Charleston, South Carolina 29403

Rutledge Cab Co.’s charcoal grill is Charleston’s only indoor grill of its kind, and guests can certainly tell. The enriched and smoking flavors give these burgers an added tang that sets Rutledge Cab apart from other burger places in Charleston.

Reviews on Yelp, Google, and TripAdvisor can’t help but compliment the laid-back environment and range of mouthwatering burgers.

Limited Seating | Takeout | Uber Eats Delivery | ChowNow Onlone Ordering | Limited To-Go Menu

A Rutledge Cab Co. Burger
A Rutledge Cab Co. Burger

Sesame Burgers and Beer

4726 Spruill Ave N, North Charleston, SC 29405 in Park Circle or

2070 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29407 in West Ashley

Sesame Burgers and Beer strive to support their community by using local products in healthy ways. Their HUGE selection of burgers guarantees guests can find a burger that suits their hunger needs, from the Hawaiian-styled burger all the way to the Portobello Mushroom Burger.

Praising reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google note how easy it is to customize the burgers, as well as the fresh ingredients and meats!

Dine In at Park Circle Location | Outside Seating at Both Locations | Order Online Takeout | Menu

Build Your Own Burger at Sesame Burgers and Beer
Build Your Own Burger at Sesame Burgers and Beer

Tattooed Moose

1137 Morrison Dr Charleston, South Carolina 29403 in Downtown Charleston or

3328 Maybank Highway Johns Island, South Carolina 29455 in John’s Island

With its creative burger twists, hipster-esque restaurant setting, and amazing duck fries, the Tattooed Moose is a must stop for burger fans in the Charleston area! One of their newer burgers, The Bunch Burger, is made of a tender patty, ham, bacon, hash browns, a sunny side egg, and American cheese. Talk about heavenly!

Satisfied customers on Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google commend this local joint for its wonderful dining experience and the delectable patties.

Patio and Indoor Dining | Pickup | Online Ordering | Curbside Delivery | Menu

A Tattooed Moose Burger
A Tattooed Moose Burger

The Macintosh

479B King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

Southern cuisine takes a new name at The Macintosh where Charleston’s southern roots, local sourced products, and house-made delights capture the charm of the “Holy City”. The beloved Mac Smash burger incorporates aged cheddar and Nueske’s bacon on top of a double staked beef burger, drizzled with creamy mac sauce and sided with truffle frites. If that description alone didn’t appeal you, the burger definitely will.

Happy diners on Yelp, Google, and TripAdvisor highly recommend The Macintosh for an excellent meal.

Dine-In | Order Online | No Contact Curbside | Delivery (Peninsula Only) | Menu