12 Best Must-Try Burgers in Pennsylvania

12 Best Must-Try Burgers in Pennsylvania

12 Best Must-Try Burgers in Pennsylvania

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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."

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. Bell Hall in Allentown, PA

A modern bar has been open since 2015, and quickly established itself as a place to go for exceptional burgers and tasty brews. There are many ways to enjoy a burger here, from the no-frills cheeseburger to the weird (the PB&B burger comes on a pretzel roll topped with peanut butter, bacon and American cheese, with a side of jelly), to the gourmet (lamb burger with brie cheese, lemon and apricot preserves and fresh green apple). 612 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. The Burger Shack in Whitehall, PA

Every burger variety on the menu is made with grass-fed 95% triple ground lean beef that’s free from antibiotics and additives. The stuffed burgers are its signature move; highlights include the Pizza Burger, stuffed with mozzarella cheese, topped with more mozzarella, pepperoni and house-made marinara, and The Cabana burger, stuffed with jalapeno and pepper jack cheese. 2011 N 1st Ave. ​Whitehall, PA 18052

10 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

11. 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

12. 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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