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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.

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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.
2
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.
3
Dena's Diner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Dena's Diner Groesbeck
Try the Surf and Turf Burger.
4
Quatman Cafe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Quatman Cafe Norwood
Try the Cheeseburger.
5
Oakley Pub and Grill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Oakley Pub and Grill Oakley
Try the Soul Burger.
6
Zip's Cafe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Zip's Cafe Mt. Lookout
Try the Zip's Burger with cheese.
7
Habits Cafe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Habits Cafe Oakley
Try the Godzilla Burger.
8
Blue Jay Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Blue Jay Restaurant Northside
Try the Big Jay deluxe with cheese.
9
Anchor Grill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Anchor Grill Covington
Try the Anchor Platter.
10
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.
11
The Gas Light Cafe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
The Gas Light Cafe Pleasant Ridge
Try the Bacon Cheeseburger (with waffle fries!).
12
Anderson Township Pub is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Anderson Township Pub Anderson Township
Try the original Telegraph Hill burger.
13
Zola Pub is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Zola Pub Covington
Try the Zola Burger.
14
Putters Sports Grill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Putters Sports Grill Milford
Try the Putters Classic.
15
Maloney's Pub is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Maloney's Pub Delhi
Try a classic burger.
16
Friendly Stop is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Friendly Stop Springdale
Try the BBQ Burger.
17
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.
18
Virgil's Cafe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Virgil's Cafe Bellevue
Try the Beef Hamburger.
19
Keystone Bar & Grill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Keystone Bar & Grill Hyde Park
Try the Gonzo Burger.
20
Arthur's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Arthur's Hyde Park
Try the Boursin Cheese Burger.
21
Bobby's Burger Palace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Bobby's Burger Palace Downtown
Try the Crunchburger.
22
Cafe De Wheels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Cafe De Wheels Corryville
Try the Wheels Burger.
23
Flipdaddy's Burgers & Beer... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
Flipdaddy's Burgers & Beers Mariemont
Try the Whiskey Bacon Burger.
24
The Wildflower Cafe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
The Wildflower Cafe Mason
Try the Grass-Fed Beef Burger.
25
The Rookwood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Burgers in Cincinnati
The Rookwood Mt. Adams
Try the Barnsdale Burger.