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The 8 Juiciest Burgers in Dallas

Whether at a legendary drive-in or swanky steakhouse, here’s where to find the city’s most beloved burgers

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Attack of the burgers! No spot does upscale burgers quite as well as Knife.
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It's impossible to throw a perfectly-buttered bun without hitting a burger joint in Dallas, and that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Forever known in the restaurant world as the city of meat, Dallas is home to some truly excellent takes on America’s favorite sandwich.

But where are the best burgers in Dallas? In a city with so many burger-laden menus, it can be difficult to wade through and find the gems. Though there are many spots in town to chow down on a perfectly serviceable burger, these establishments and their burgers make burger night the best night of the week.

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Keller's Drive-In

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Founded by Jack Keller more than 50 years ago, this drive-in burger joint is a Dallas institution. Diners can still score a solid cheeseburger served on a poppy seed bun, crispy tater tots, and milkshake at an affordable price point.

Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House

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The Bourdain, named after Anthony, is a go-to order at Goodfriend. Conceived at the height of the smash burger era, it features two patties, American cheese, kewpie mayo, tomatoes, lettuce, and all the trappings. Pro-tip: get the sweet potato fries.

Burger House

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This Dallas-based chain proves that multiple locations don’t have to mean burger mediocrity. Burger House has been serving up patties to meat enthusiasts across Dallas-Fort Worth for more than 60 years, which probably has something to do with the special seasoning used on those patties.

A steakhouse for a burger? Yeah, when it’s Knife, it’s worth it. The Ozersky, pictured here, is a classic but it also offers the Pimento (with a healthy serving of pimento cheese), the Magic which is served on an English muffin, and the Beef Cheek. Chef John Tesar cares about little as much as he cares about the quality of his meat, so expect the best.

Maple & Motor

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Maple & Motor has long offered one of Dallas’ favorite burgers, landing on nearly every burger enthusiast’s best-of list and even earning recognition from flame-shirted Food Network personality Guy Fieri.

Son of a Butcher

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The great thing about going for sliders instead of a full-sized burger is that you can try a few wildly different burgers all at once. Wagyu with mac and cheese? Blackberry jam and peanut butter? Irish cheddar and grilled onions? Have them all, all at once.

Liberty Burger

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Liberty Burger’s five DFW locations offer a family-friendly atmosphere and a crowd-pleasing menu of burgers. The classic Liberty Burger boasts an all-American combo of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and pickles. Fries come in skinny or sweet potato. Don’t skip the decadent shakes, either — they’re especially satisfying when spiked with a shot of booze.

INVASION

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This East Dallas spot is known for it’s chicken sandwiches but there are some out-and-out great burgers on the menu too. Case in point, the Notorious, with caramelized onions, jalapeno, bell peppers, and mozzarella.

Keller's Drive-In

Founded by Jack Keller more than 50 years ago, this drive-in burger joint is a Dallas institution. Diners can still score a solid cheeseburger served on a poppy seed bun, crispy tater tots, and milkshake at an affordable price point.

Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House

The Bourdain, named after Anthony, is a go-to order at Goodfriend. Conceived at the height of the smash burger era, it features two patties, American cheese, kewpie mayo, tomatoes, lettuce, and all the trappings. Pro-tip: get the sweet potato fries.

Burger House

This Dallas-based chain proves that multiple locations don’t have to mean burger mediocrity. Burger House has been serving up patties to meat enthusiasts across Dallas-Fort Worth for more than 60 years, which probably has something to do with the special seasoning used on those patties.

Knife

A steakhouse for a burger? Yeah, when it’s Knife, it’s worth it. The Ozersky, pictured here, is a classic but it also offers the Pimento (with a healthy serving of pimento cheese), the Magic which is served on an English muffin, and the Beef Cheek. Chef John Tesar cares about little as much as he cares about the quality of his meat, so expect the best.

Maple & Motor

Maple & Motor has long offered one of Dallas’ favorite burgers, landing on nearly every burger enthusiast’s best-of list and even earning recognition from flame-shirted Food Network personality Guy Fieri.

Son of a Butcher

The great thing about going for sliders instead of a full-sized burger is that you can try a few wildly different burgers all at once. Wagyu with mac and cheese? Blackberry jam and peanut butter? Irish cheddar and grilled onions? Have them all, all at once.

Liberty Burger

Liberty Burger’s five DFW locations offer a family-friendly atmosphere and a crowd-pleasing menu of burgers. The classic Liberty Burger boasts an all-American combo of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and pickles. Fries come in skinny or sweet potato. Don’t skip the decadent shakes, either — they’re especially satisfying when spiked with a shot of booze.

INVASION

This East Dallas spot is known for it’s chicken sandwiches but there are some out-and-out great burgers on the menu too. Case in point, the Notorious, with caramelized onions, jalapeno, bell peppers, and mozzarella.

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