The Best Burger in Connecticut

Looking for the best burger in Connecticut? It is hard to beat a mouthwatering, melt in your mouth burger. One that has been seasoned and grilled to perfection and topped with flavorful cheese and dressed with your all time favorite fixings. Whether those are crisp lettuce and juicy tomato slices or crunchy pickles and onions, we usually each have our idea of the perfect burger.

Here, we have struggled through our differences of opinion to bring you the most regionally acclaimed burgers we could find in Connecticut. To make our top burger list, these burgers had to consistently receive top marks taste test after taste test! This was research we didn't mind doing, these burgers also were liked by the widest palette of tastes. So give our burger list for Connecticut a try. If you find a better burger in Connecticut let us know and we will make sure to try it out and weigh it against the competitors.

Also, we would love to hear what you think the best burger is to you, what qualities do you think are most essential? Or do you know of a burger joint that is the best kept secret in Connecticut and you want to share your love with the nation? We want to hear it, what you have to say is important to us!

  • Ted's Restaurant

    Ted's Restaurant

    Meriden, CT

    Ted’s Restaurant is an award winning steamed cheeseburger restaurant that has been in business since 1959. The restaurant is also popular for being previously featured in national publications including US News and World Report, Yankee Magazine, and Connecticut Magazine.

  • The Counter-Custom Burger

    The Counter-Custom Burger

    West Hartford, CT

    The Counter-Custom Burger experience is unique because of its offered extensive list of fresh mouth-watering ingredients that allow customers to build their own premium burger. The restaurant also features today’s music, cold beer, unique wines, and cocktails.

  • Louis' Lunch

    Louis' Lunch

    New Haven, CT

    The Louis' Lunch Burgers are known to be made fresh daily, hand-rolled from a blend of five meat varieties and cooked using the original cast-iron grills that has been used since 1898. The Travel Channel also recognized Louis' Lunch as a place offering the tastiest burger.

  • Plan B Burger Bar

    Plan B Burger Bar

    Milford, CT

    Plan B Burger Bar claims to be serving breathtaking burgers that are always fresh and ground in house daily. Plan B Burger Bar is also well-known for its weekly offering of hand selected and top rated American craft beers.

  • Flipside Burgers and Bar

    Flipside Burgers and Bar

    Fairfield, CT

    Flipside Burgers and Bar is recognized for offering a fun and casual atmosphere, as well as for being a place for a relaxed family dinner. The restaurant's menu currently includes burgers, fries, salads, sandwiches, and shakes.

  • Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant

    Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant

    Bethel, CT

    Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant, established in 1948, is considered as a Bethel Landmark to many. Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant is popular because of its offered French Style Steak Burgers and Homemade Root Beer as well.

  • Cherry Street East Cafe

    Cherry Street East Cafe

    New Canaan, CT

    Cherry Street East Cafe has been in business since 1977 and is located on the outskirts of downtown New Canaan. The restaurant is popular for offering the Best Burger in Fairfield County, which is known to be made up of daily-ground burgers grilled to perfection.

  • Lake Zoar Drive-In

    Lake Zoar Drive-In

    Stevenson, CT

    Lake Zoar Drive-In was recently voted by the Connecticut Magazine as "Best of Connecticut 2011". Lake Zoar Drive-In is well-known for its specialty burgers and Hummel Hot Dogs, as well as sandwiches and platters that promise to satisfy.

  • Burger Bar & Bistro

    Burger Bar & Bistro

    South Norwalk, CT

    Burger Bar & Bistro is a local favorite because of its award winning burgers, an expanded bar, and thin-crust pizzas. Burger Bar & Bistro also offers salad specials, house made soups, meatloaf sandwich, and lobster rolls.

  • Willington Pizza House

    Willington Pizza House

    Willington, CT