9 of Seattle's best burger joints

Feb 26 2021, 5:00 pm

A burger and fries — the all-American meal that will leave any picky eater satisfied.

With that said, it comes as no surprise that the dish is constantly being reinvented to be bigger, served with more layers of toppings, and even a few notable vegetarian and vegan options.

Here are nine of the best burger joints in Seattle for you to sink your teeth into… now all you have to worry about is choosing a shake or soda to wash it down with.

8oz Burger & Co


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“Not all burgers are created equal.” That’s how 8oz Burger & Co. describes its burgers: using local and organic ingredients, this burger joint has created ten house burgers, seven specialty burgers, including a veggie and fish, and the featured Autumn Burger, which has roasted butternut squash, kale, crumbled candied bacon, and brie.

Address: 1401 Broadway, Seattle
Number: 206-466-5989

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Uneeda Burger


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If you’re on the hunt for a casual, “roadside-style” burger joint “u-need” to stop here. You have your choice of locally sourced beef, chicken and veggie burgers to choose from — plus awesome side options that include fried mushrooms, sweet potato fries, onion rings, and chilly cheese fries.

Address: 4302 Fremont Avenue N Seattle
Number: 206-547-2600

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Katsu Burger


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Katsu says its home of the Original Japanese Deep Fried Burgers, serving 100 % local beef, all natural chicken and pork, and organic tofu. All 11 of the burgers on the menu come with pickles, tomato, shredded cabbage, and red onion.

Address: 1410 12th Avenue, Seattle
Number: 206-941-5317

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Next Level Burger


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Taking its dishes to the next level, this burger joint, serving 100% plant-based meals (non-GMO and organic), said the right food can save the world. You can help save the planet all day because it even serves breakfast burgers with eggs and tater tots IN the sandwiches.

Address: 1026B NE 64th Street, Seattle
Number: 206-319-0026

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Red Mill Burgers


You’ll find all the classic choices at this diner: 11 burgers to choose from, chicken sandwiches, veggie burgers, and sides that include fries, onion rings, and dips. You can also choose from beverages, like shakes, lemonade, and soda.

Address: 1613 West Dravus Street, Seattle
Number: 206-284-6363

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Just Burgers Co.


One might say “just burgers” is an understatement after taking a look at this menu: a classic selection, but also a twist with special katsu burgers, vegetarian, and signature burgers, served with your choice of sides that include mozzarella sticks, sweet potato fries, and salads.

Address: 4510 University Way NE, Seattle
Number: 206-547-3300

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Li’l Woody’s


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Li’l Woody’s is an independent burger joint that puts in efforts to work with the community by using local grass-fed beef, potatoes, buns, and milkshakes, at all of its four locations. There you’ll find 13 burgers to choose from, served with your choice of fries and onion rings.

Address: 1211 Pine Street, Seattle
Number: 206-457-4148

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The People’s Burger

These grilled-to-order burgers are made from locally sourced ingredients for its rotating menu, which usually includes 11 beef burgers and a veggie burger, with sides of fries or tater tots.

Address: 922 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle
Number: 206-471-5781

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Shake Shack


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The Shake Shack’s blend is made of 100% all-natural Angus beef with no hormones or antibiotics. All burgs are served on a non-GMO potato roll, of course, with tomato, lettuce, onions or pickle. Now you just have to decide if you want the single or double patty.

Address: 2115 Westlake Avenue, Seattle
Number: 206-279-2313

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