Everybody loves a mouthwatering cheeseburger (except for vegans) and lucky for us the American staple can be found at most eateries, fast diners, and sports bars in Chicago.

A burger with fries is the most casual meal to order in most parts of the country but the burgers on this list are anything but casual! This is a compilation of the best burgers in Chicago so make sure to grab your friends, family, or date and try the 20 juiciest burger joints in Chicago.

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Burger Bar Chicago

1578 N Clybourn Ave , Chicago IL, 60642
Build-your-own gourmet burgers pair with 100-plus craft beers & handmade shakes in a funky space.

DMK Burger Bar

2954 N Sheffield Ave , Chicago IL, 60657
DMK Burger Bar has 5 locations: 2954 N. Sheffield @ Wellington, Chicago, IL 2370 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 600 E. Grand Avenue, Navy Pier...

Umami Burger

4.8  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (1)
1480 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60622
You've heard of sweet, salty, sour, & bitter - now say hello to UMAMI, the savory, bold, 5th taste.

Epic Burger | Streeterville

4.8  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (3)
227 EAST ONTARIO STREET , Chicago IL, 60611
Consistent with their "more mindful" approach, Epic Burger's five new, indulgent shakes (think Strawberry Shortcake, Gimme S'mores and Nutella) are prepared...

Butcher & the Burger

4.4  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (1)
1021 W Armitage Ave , Chicago IL, 60614
Build your own gourmet burgers! Butcher & the Burger is an innovative dining concept that places a modern spin on the old-fashioned butcher shop. At the...

Top-Notch Beefburgers

2116 W 95th St , Chicago IL, 60643
Top Notch has been serving the Beverly community for the past 75 years with the best fresh handcrafted traditional Beef Burger around. Top Notch has been...

Edzo's Burger Shop Evanston

5.0  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (1)
1571 Sherman Ave , Evanston IL, 60201
Freshly Ground Burgers || Hand-Cut Fries || Great Shakes

Maillard Tavern

494 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60654
Welcome to Maillard Tavern, the newest restaurant by Tony Priolo and Ciro Longobardo of Piccolo Sogno and Nonnina. Join us for burgers, a vast beer list...

The Bad Apple

4300 N Lincoln Ave , Chicago IL, 60618
Laid-back bar & restaurant with creative burgers, an extensive craft beer selection & a game room.

Good Stuff Eatery

22 S Wabash Ave , Chicago IL, 60603
Creative burgers plus fries, salads & shakes offered in a counter-service setting with seats.

Au Cheval

800 W Randolph St , Chicago IL, 60607
The open kitchen at this upscale "diner" works with ingredients ranging from bologna to foie gras.

The Burger Point

1900 S State St , Chicago IL, 60616
All-natural burgers, wings & chili with gourmet garnishes ordered via iPads & made while you wait. Burgers, wings, fries & chili!

The Region

2057 W. Roscoe St , Chicago IL, 60618
The Region is a fast-casual spot that pays stylistic tribute to the best hamburger joints in Northwest Indiana. Featured in The Chicago Tribune, The Hungry...

Brgrbelly Restaurant

5739 West Irving Park Road , Chicago IL, 60634
Burger-Fries-Shakes-Craft Beer-Chicago Information clearinghouse for all things @BRGRBELLY, a world-class, award-winning, nationally recognized neighborhood...

Owen and Engine

2700 N Western Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
Creative British pub food plus a big beer selection & a fireplace amid leather, wood & wallpaper.

Small Cheval

1732 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
Located at 1732 N. Milwaukee, Small Cheval is a casual, fast-paced joint serving a stripped down menu of the essentials - cheeseburgers, hamburgers and...

Fatso's Last Stand

4.6  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (2)
2258 W Chicago Ave , Chicago IL, 60622
Fatso's Last Stand has started with the concept of a hot dog stand and taken it to the next level. How? Well, add Charred Polish and Salami to the menu...

Kuma's Corner

2900 W Belmont Ave , Chicago IL, 60618
Please be advised, our kitchen closes an hour before the restaurant closes.