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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
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!
Chuck & Patty’s
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.
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!
Little Jack’s Tavern
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.
Mercantile and Mash
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.
Rutledge Cab Company
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.
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.
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!
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.