food/drink The Best Burgers in Cincinnati  

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List Rules Upvote the Cincinnati-area restaurants serving up the tastiest burgers. No closed restaurants on this list (sorry, Roney's!).

The hamburger is an American institution and the Cincinnati, Ohio area is known for some truly delectable burger creations. Though likely more famous for its classic Cincinnati-style chili, burgers are a big deal in Cincinnati, and the restaurants on this list are grilling up tasty, inventive burgers all across the city and surrounding metropolitan area. Who has the best burgers in Cincinnati?

From the Cincinnati location of Bobby Flay's Bobby's Burger Palace, to local hot spots like Terry's Turf club, and diners like Blue Jay Restaurant, Cincinnati has a variety of burger spots to choose from. Whether you want grass fed, or greasy spoon, there's a Cincinnati burger that will hit the spot.

There are sports bars where you can catch the Bengal's game as you dive in to one of these delicious Cincinnati hamburgers, as well as more low-key cafes for sharing a burger with a friend. In any case, the top Cincinnati burgers joints on this list are sure to satisfy your burger cravings.

Don't see your favorite Cincinnati-area burger joint on this list? Add it below. If your favorite burger spot is already listed, vote it up and help us determine the ultimate ranking of the greatest burgers in Cincinnati.

 
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Terry's Turf Club is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Terry's Turf Club East End - Try the Filet Mignon Burger.

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Gordo's Pub & Grill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Gordo's Pub & Grill Norwood - Try the Hawaiian Burger.

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Quatman Cafe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Quatman Cafe Norwood - Try the Cheeseburger.

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Dena's Diner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Dena's Diner Groesbeck - Try the Surf and Turf Burger.

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Zip's Cafe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Zip's Cafe Mt. Lookout - Try the Zip's Burger with cheese.

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Oakley Pub and Grill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Oakley Pub and Grill Oakley - Try the Soul Burger.

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Habits Cafe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Habits Cafe Oakley - Try the Godzilla Burger.

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Anchor Grill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Anchor Grill Covington - Try the Anchor Platter.

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The Gas Light Cafe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
The Gas Light Cafe Pleasant Ridge - Try the Bacon Cheeseburger (with waffle fries!).

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By Golly's Bar and Grill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
By Golly's Bar and Grill Milford - Try Coach's Coney Burger.

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Blue Jay Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Blue Jay Restaurant Northside - Try the Big Jay deluxe with cheese.

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Zola Pub is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Zola Pub Covington - Try the Zola Burger.

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Putters Sports Grill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Putters Sports Grill Milford - Try the Putters Classic.

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Anderson Township Pub is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Anderson Township Pub Anderson Township - Try the original Telegraph Hill burger.

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Maloney's Pub is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Maloney's Pub Delhi - Try a classic burger.

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Friendly Stop is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Friendly Stop Springdale - Try the BBQ Burger.

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Gabby's Cafe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Gabby's Cafe Wyoming - Try the Certified Angus Beef Burger.

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Virgil's Cafe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Virgil's Cafe Bellevue - Try the Beef Hamburger.

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Bobby's Burger Palace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Bobby's Burger Palace Downtown - Try the Crunchburger.

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Flipdaddy's Burgers & Beer... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Flipdaddy's Burgers & Beers Mariemont - Try the Whiskey Bacon Burger.

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Arthur's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Arthur's Hyde Park - Try the Boursin Cheese Burger.

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The Wildflower Cafe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
The Wildflower Cafe Mason - Try the Grass-Fed Beef Burger.

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Keystone Bar & Grill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Keystone Bar & Grill Hyde Park - Try the Gonzo Burger.

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Cafe De Wheels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Cafe De Wheels Corryville - Try the Wheels Burger.

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The Rookwood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
The Rookwood Mt. Adams - Try the Barnsdale Burger.

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City View Tavern is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
City View Tavern Mt. Adams - Try the Big Ted Deluxe.

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Toot's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Toot's Loveland - Try the Classic Half-Pound Burger.

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Back Porch Saloon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Back Porch Saloon West Chester - Try the D.A. Burger.

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Paula's Cafe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Paula's Cafe Downtown - Try the 7 Minute Burger.