Top 12 Best Burgers in Pennsylvania

Top 12 Best Burgers in PA

Best Burgers and Cheeseburgers in PA

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Best Burgers and Cheeseburgers in PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA - From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is one of the best states to grab a great burger or cheeseburger. From bars, restaurants, and classic burger joints, PA has them all and a great state to grab a burger or two.

Where to Find the Best Burgers in Pennsylvania

We have you covered from a three-time "Burger Brawl" winner in Philly to a busy, longtime eatery known for its signature burgers. Listed below are our staff picks of some of the "Best Burgers and Cheeseburgers in Pennsylvania."

The Jackson House - Harrisburg, PA

This lunch joint draws crowds with cheesesteaks, burgers, and other casual American chow in a former house. A family-run business, there is no better place to get lunch in the city of Harrisburg. With a three cheeseburger limit on to-go orders, this is one of the Best burgers in Harrisburg. It's one of those rare places you are already planning to return to before you leave! This is one of Harrisburg's best-known lunch spots. 1004 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17102

Lucky's Last Chance - Philadelphia, PA

Lively bar with gourmet burgers, craft cocktails, and a substantial beer menu, plus dancing upstairs. Must-Try is the "PB & Bacon" the 3x Philadelphia Burger Brawl Winner - Creamy peanut butter, American cheese, & bacon with a side of house-made jelly. 4421 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Pike Cafe - Reading, PA

Down-to-earth space for sports TV, eclectic American eats & an extensive menu of beer & cocktails. The burgers are amazing! A must in the Reading! Must-Try: Peach Bottom Double Decker Burger - Two 1/2 pound Black Angus brisket burgers char-grilled & topped with Sriracha-glazed Applewood bacon, caramelized onions, Boursin & provolone cheese, prosciutto, & mushrooms. 930 Pike St #1944, Reading, PA 19604

Winghart's Burger & Whiskey Bar - Pittsburgh, PA

Winghart's began as a small counter in Market Square with a simple philosophy: what if you took the preparation practices of a world-class fine dining restaurant and applied them to simple "bar" food. Must-Try is the "The Dockworker," An homage to a Pittsburgh classic and named for our hardworking forefathers. Provolone cheese, hand-cut fries, and creamy coleslaw. Located at 5 Market Sq. in Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Village Whiskey - Philadelphia, PA

Gourmet pub grub & raw-bar items served alongside specialty cocktails & dozens of whiskey options. Must-Try is the Whiskey King –8oz burgers with maple bourbon-glazed cipollini, Roth blue cheese, applewood bacon, and foie gras. Located at 26118 S 20th St. in Philadelphia, PA 19103

SouthHouse - South Philadelphia, PA

Easygoing pub offering New American fare, several TVs & lots of beer options, plus weekend brunch. Must-Try is "The Big House" - Bacon cheeseburger with applewood-smoked bacon, American cheese, spring mix lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, and Dijon ketchup. Located at 2535 S 13th St in Philadelphia, PA 19148

Butterjoint - Pittsburgh, PA

Hip spot for cocktails, beer, wine & bar bites, plus New American fare from sister bistro Legume. Must-Try is the "Fancy Burger" – It's a 6oz Clarion River Organics beef, milk bread bun, Thoma bacon, gruyere, Wellington Aioli, lettuce, sour dill pickles 208 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Wert's Cafe - Allentown, PA

This busy, longtime eatery is known for its signature burgers and classic American bites. But, the Burgers are delicious, and it has some good food and a laid back atmosphere. But don't leave without trying Werts famous fries loaded with crab meat. Must-Try: The Wert's Cheeseburger - stuffed with mushrooms and onions and topped with cheese. 515 N 18th St, Allentown, PA 18104

Old Forge Brewing Company - York, PA

Great spot for a few brews and the must-try siracha burger, one of the best in Eastern Pa. The Mac & Cheese was not too bad either, and some great fries. The bar staff is friendly. Excellent craft beer selection and great burgers. Another must-try is The Whiskey Burger — cheddar jack cheese, bbq sauce, bacon, and a fried onion ring on a brioche roll with lettuce and tomato 58 W Market St, York, PA 17401

Route 66 Restaurant - Lancaster, PA

This 1950s-inspired diner offers a menu full of timeless comfort food faves to eat in, take out, or deliver—definitely one of the best burgers in Lancaster. In fact, both the burgers and fries are fantastic. A must-try is the quad cheeseburger, along with a side of mozzarella sticks and onion rings. 45 W Liberty St #2700, Lancaster, PA 17603

Earl's New American - New Hope, PA

American regional fare has a market-driven focus at this refined eatery with an impressive wine list. Must-Try is the "Our Burger" - Cabot sharp cheddar, sweet pickle-tomato relish, brioche bun, house-cut fries. Located in: Peddler's Village, 2400 Street Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Charlies Hamburgers - Folsom, PA

Made-to-order burgers and classic milkshakes from an old-school institution dating back to 1935. The Bunny Special must-try is just cheese, raw onions, mustard, and a tomato. Located at 237 East MacDade Boulevard in Folsom, PA 19033

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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff

PhillyBite Magazines Best Of Series consists of a round-up of the best places to find great food, entertainment, and more in PA.

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