lllIconic burgers have a few things in common. Some of these burgers are insanely popular or very well-executed. Others have stood the test of time, or have a significant place in Las Vegas burger history. Still others are newer burgers that have already made a splash after a relatively brief time on Las Vegas menus. What they have in common: they're all worth a try. Here are 12 iconic burgers that you can always turn to in Las Vegas.Read More
12 Best Burgers in Las Vegas
A bucket list of burgers to try in Las Vegas from strictly burger specialists to high-end steakhouses
Cali Burgers at CaliBombs & Burgers
CaliBombs & Burgers serves California-style burgers, topped with Cali sauce. Make it a Cali Cali double burger and do order a CaliBomb, a The home of the fried onion bomb, a fried onion with dipping sauce. Drive-thru available.
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Fat Choy Burger at Fat Choy
Sheridan Su's Fat Choy Burger is the perfect remedy for a hangover. Braised beef, bacon, a fried egg, cheddar cheese, and onion jam make up this beauty at Fat Choy at Eureka.
Buta Burger at FukuBurger
FukuBurger specializes in burgers with a Japanese twist, such as the Kinoko with grilled shiitake mushrooms, pickled red ginger, teriyaki, and finished with wasabi mayo. The Buta Burger offers an all beef Fuku-patty with applewood smoked bacon, American cheese, pickled red onions, and red ginger, finished with Japanese barbecue sauce and wasabi mayo. Also in the southwest.
The No Pants Burger at Absinthe
The burger is far beyond a concessions stand burger that one may expect just outside a circus. A soft pretzel bun comes layered with two short rib blended brisket patties, smashed with grilled onions so that the edges are charred and caramelized, melted American cheese, tangy secret sauce, and a generous handful of thick-cut dill pickles. The vegan version is nearly identical.
Bar Code Burger at Bar Code Burger Bar
Bar Code’s namesake house special comes prepared with beer onion jam, bacon aioli, pickled onions, and bleu cheese butter, while the Hangover comes topped with an over-easy egg, crispy onions, tomato, bacon, American cheese, and sauce.
Hell’s Kitchen Burger at Gordon Ramsay Burger
Gordon Ramsay packs a punch with his Hell's Kitchen Burger at Gordon Ramsay Burger at Planet Hollywood Resort. Named after Ramsay’s reality show, the Hell’s Kitchen Burger features a three-meat burger with asadero cheese, roasted jalapeño peppers, avocado and oven-roasted tomatoes.
Gold Standard Burger at Holsteins Shakes & Buns
The Gold Standard Burger at Holsteins at the Cosmopolitan is made with a dry-aged beef sirloin patty, smoked bacon, aged goat cheddar cheese, tomato confit, baby arugula, and garlic-chive aioli.
Grilled Cheeseburger at Bavette’s Steakhouse & Bar
The wait for the burger at Au Cheval in Chicago is legendary, stretching as long as five hours. And diners say it’s worth every minute. Sister restaurant Bavette’s at the Park MGM serves a similar burger, the simply named grilled cheeseburger with an eight-ounce patty, sharp American cheese, dijonnaise, hand cut fries, and a farm fresh fried egg, minus the long wait.
Double-Double at In-N-Out Burger
A toasted bun, two slice of American cheese, two beef patties, onions, lettuce, tomato, and spread make up this classic from In-N-Out Burger.
BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger at Smoke & Fire
The hefty BBQ bacon cheeseburger starts with a half-pound of Angus beef patty loaded with American cheese, bacon, barbecue sauce, and a heaping handful of fried tobacco onions.
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The Sickies Burger at Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews
Burgers obviously take center stage at Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews at Town Square. The Sickies burger comes with peppered bacon, fried egg, pulled pork, barbecue sauce, and American cheese, topped with onion rings and a splash of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, while the deep list includes a macaroni and cheese burger and a glazed doughnut breakfast burger topped with American cheese and peppered bacon. Pro tip: Order the tater tots with rusty bucket seasoning.
Bacon and Beef Burgers at Slater’s 50/50
Named after its namesake patty, a mix of 50 percent ground bacon and 50 percent ground beef, the burgers at Slater’s 50/50 require two hands. The original features pepper jack cheese, avocado, sunny-side up egg, and chipotle mayo on a brioche bun.