Burgers Saint Louis

hamburger St. LouisWhere to go for burgers in St. Louis? While the bun is an essential component of the perfect hamburger, the truth is that a great hamburger is as only as good as its patty. Choosing the right type of meat that will stay moist even after the grilling process is crucial. That said; don’t choose meat that is overly lean such as ground sirloin. Instead, go for meat that is at least 85% lean ground beef. These provide moisture and the juiciness that everyone loves for your patty without shrinking too much. Fortunately in STL, there is no shortage of great burger joints around.

St. Louis Hamburgers – Burgers

Sugarfire U CitySugarfire Smokehouse   Brain child of well known chef Mike Johnson and Carolyn Downs of Cyrano’s.Our brisket and Memphis style ribs are delicious, as well as our grass-fed burgers, fries, and shakes. Come in and see for yourself!

Doc's SmokehouseDoc’s Smokehouse   618-656-6060  We are a Pro BBQ Circuit team that opened a brick and mortar store. We have hundreds of BBQ awards for our custom smoked meats. Doc has been smoking meats for 40 years! Stop in and check us out!

Iron Barley   Iron Barley has been popular for years and specializes in smoked meats and craft beers. Come visit us in our new location in High Ridge.

Lemmons Restaurant       314-899-9898 Three siblings, two parents, one big idea. If you haven’t heard about us before; here’s the quick rundown. The ‘rents came from Bosnia, we were born and raised in South St. Louis {we=Erna, Ermin, Senada}. Heard of Grbic Restaurant? That’s us. The parents taught us what they know and now we are gonna give it a go… on our own! 

Kenrick’s Meats and Catering   Kenrick’s is an old fashioned butcher shop, providing you with the freshest, highest quality meats in the St. Louis area since 1945.

Creve Coeur LakehouseCreve Coeur Lakehouse features outstanding American cuisine in a fantastic atmosphere often featuring live music .Check out our website to view our current delicious menu offerings, upcoming events, live music, and the gorgeous views from our spectacular setting.

Seamus McDaniel’s  We are a family restaurant serving the community some of the finest food in the area since 1985. Located in Dogtown just across from the zoo, come visit us!

Tuckers SoulardTucker’s Place   Tucker’s is the place for steaks. For over 30 years Tucker’s has consistently prepared top quality American cuisine and steaks cut fresh daily. Visit our website for location information and menu.

Pat Connolly Tavern St. LouisPat Connolly Tavern Of County Galway, Ireland, did Mr. Patrick Connolly originally hail. With a Priestly letter in hand, did Patrick traverse the Atlantic Ocean, settling in Dogtown.

Burger Restaurants in St. Louis

5 Star Burgers                314-720-4350           Clayton

Annie Gunn’s                 636-532-7684            West County

Chee Burger                   314-821-9900             West County

Fast Eddie’s                    616-462-5532             Alton

Hi-Pointe Drive Inn      314-349-2720            Dogtown

Mac’s Local Eats            314-479-8155            Dogtown

The Royale                      314-772-3600            South St. Louis

R.T. Weiler’s                    636-947-1593            St. Charles

Stacked                            314-544-4900            South St. Louis

Triumph Grill                314-446-1801             Midtown

You also need to be careful about what you put in the patty. Adding in pieces or slices of food that are too large can cause it to fall apart. With that in mind, be sure to finely chop vegetables such as onion and garlic. Try not to work with the patty more than is necessary to help it maintain stability.

If you need to work with a type of meat that tends to fall apart easily such as ground turkey, you can remedy this by incorporating dry breadcrumbs with the meat. The breadcrumbs serve the purpose of soaking up the excess moisture. Keep in mind if you are fond of adding condiments like steak sauce or applesauce to your patties.

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Burgers St. Louis

Another way to create a great hamburger would be to mix different types of meats. For instance, you can combine 3 parts beef with 1 part sausage. Alternatively, you can also try injecting a lamb flavour into your patty by mixing beef and lamb. Just keep in mind that mixing meats requires you to handle the meat for a longer period of time which may cause it to soften. That said try to be gentle as possible while working with the patties. Keep a light touch.

OK St. Louis food lover, now that you have the perfect patty, your hamburger won’t be so great if the meat is burned. With that in mind, be sure to get your grill as hot as possible. Remember that from the moment the raw meat lands on the grill, it will stick. Furthermore, do not attempt to flip the burger until it releases lest you risk it falling apart. The burger will begin to release as the raw parts start to get cooked. There should be no pink left. Burgers take approximately one minute on each side to cook assuming that the grill is as hot as it goes.

For the buns, choose fresh and hearty rolls that won’t cave beneath a world of toppings plus the patty. You can add flavour by brushing butter and toasting them before serving. Toppings run the gamut from cheese to tomatoes to lettuce to onions. It all depends on the taste of the person who will be eating the burger. Ketchup, salsa and tangy barbecue are all classic and tasteful options to make available as condiments.

Well, hopefully we have provided you with some more info about things to consider when making your own burger or joying one when you are dining out at one of the great restaurants in St. Louis.

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